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Pets and Owners Heartbeats In Sync?


New research reveals hearts align between dogs and owners...

The connection between dog and owner has just gotten stronger, with recent studies revealing that our hearts beat in sync when together.

Dr Duncan and Mia Cobb, a PHD student and canine scientist, discovered that when the pet and its owner were in contact, the heart rates of both lowered significantly.

Ms Cobb stated that she “wasn’t expecting how much they were synched up and it surprised and impressed [her].”

Around 20 points were dropped in the heart rate of the human, whilst the dogs decreased by around a whopping 40 points when the two were united.

A campaign has been created where dog owners are encouraged to share their dog photos on Facebook with the official hash tag. #HeartsAligned

For every post until the end of May, Pedigree will donate $1 to national rescue organisation Pet Rescue.

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How do I toilet train my cat

I rescued an adult female, desexed cat six months ago. Apparently she’s always been an outside cat. I have another cat who is mostly indoors and I would only let outside during the day if I was home. Luna didn’t like being indoors and wasn’t using the litter tray properly. I had her confined in the bathroom for a few days to get use to it and she would go next to it, rarely in it. She will sometimes use a tray otherwise will urinate or poop on the floor. I am at wits end. I have two trays, I’ve changed the type of litter, put dirt in the tray, picked up the poop and put it in the tray to show her that where it goes. I’ve used spray in the tray to attract her to want to use the tray. I bought felliway diffuser which is meant to calm cats and have also used the rescue remedy drops in her food. I’ve recently moved house where there is a cat enclosure so she can go in and out when ever she pleases but still goes in the kitchen (as I now close the bathroom door when she started going to the toilet in there), but tonight I noticed she’s been going in the spare room if anything is left on the floor which is carpeted. So I’ve now cleared that whole room to prevent her from going to the toilet. She is still going in the kitchen. I’ve tried cleaning the area and eliminating her scent by using water and vinegar then once dry use bi carb soda and hydrogen peroxide and it has made no difference. She’s been tested for a bladder infection which came up negative. I love animals. I have another cat which she now gets along with and two dogs which she is still getting use to. I don’t know what else to do and I don’t want to give her up but feel like I will have no choice.