'When I play with my cat, who knows if I am not a pastime to her more than she is to me?' - Michel de Montaigne. Why do we live with pets? Is there something more to our relationship with them than simply companionship? What is it we look for in our pets and what does this say about us as human beings? In this fascinating book, Erica Fudge explores the nature of this most complex of relationships and the difficulties of knowing what it is that one is living with when one chooses to share a home with an animal. Fudge argues that our capacity for compassion and ability to live alongside others is evident in our relationships with our pets, those paradoxical creatures who give us a sense of com...
Cute Animals for Hard Times offers an adorable oasis, the tried-and-true cure for a sad day—ridiculously cute animals. In a world full of political meltdown, social media fatigue, and the constant mental health struggle, it's hard to find solace. Luckily, these adorable animals are guaranteed to get anyone out of a bad mood. • The perfect palate cleanser for a bad day • Over 75 full-color photographs • Cute, calming photos help fight the bad news blues. What else could possibly be cuter than some floofs and boops? Cute Animals for Hard Times is your ticket to a better day. • Great for friends and family, whether for the holidays or anytime • The perfect read to cheer up anyone bogged down by the news • You'll love this book if you love books like Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom by Jennifer S. Holland, Tomorrow : Adventures in an Uncertain World by Bradley Trevor Greive, and A Teaspoon of Courage: A Little Book of Encouragement for Whenever You Need It by Bradley Trevor Greive.
The Cat and Co. take off to the faraway land of Gerpletz where they know quite a lot about caring for pets—especially cats, dogs, guinea pigs, birds, and bunnies! From the food, shelter, exercise, and medical care they need to the love and companionship they crave, the Cat teaches beginning readers how to keep their pets (and themselves!) healthy, safe, and happy.
The pet store is a perfect place to exercise math concepts! Readers will be delighted as this fun volume introduces them to parrots, kittens, puppies, and other animals while reviewing important standards of the math curriculum, such as size comparison, sorting, and numbers and counting. The high-interest topicand the vivid accompanying photographsis an accessible and enjoyable introduction or review of elementary math skills.