Day: November 30, 2015

Lifelike Robotic Cats for Seniors: Are They Sad or Helpful?

Late last week I came across something that carried a sad feeling, what I sometimes call “The Big Universal Sadness,” a low-level background noise repeating (approximately) We’re all in this alone, a reminder of the first noble truth of Buddhism, which is that to live is to suffer. At the same time, it was a comforting …

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Sir Krueger the Stray Defied the Odds With Foster Mom’s Help

“The children on my street kept telling me there was a three-legged cat hanging around,” says a resident of the Roquetas de Mar municipality in Spain who is known locally for helping to rescue kitties. On the way home from work one Friday, she caught a glimpse of this injured ginger cat herself. “He was under …

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