Driving the highway on the way to work today, I was listening to CBC radio. This story caught my interest about Bob and James changed each other’s lives. Both were homeless, down and out and lifted each other up although physically, it is easier for James to get Bob on his shoulders as Bob is a cat.
Take a look at the episode here. http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2013/09/04/how-bob-the-cat-changed-a-life/
Now take a look at Bob and James a couple of years earlier to see the dramatic change: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjjCmKpH6Yw&feature=player_embedded
If you need further evidence, here’s a quick link to an example of some research: http://research.vet.upenn.edu/Portals/36/media/Animal%20Assited%20Interventions%20in%20Mental%20Health.pdf
If you want to find out more…James and Bob have two books. “A Street Cat Named Bob” and ‘The World According to Bob”. I plan to read up!
Just a hint, when looking for the books….you’ll need to refer to James Bowen as the author J Happy reading!