ALI AMATO, animal communicator and medical intuitive

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The other side of grief

Posted on: October 19th, 2018 by ali-amato No Comments

Grief. We all go through it sooner or later. In my animal communication practice, I often work with clients who are grieving — usually because their pet has died. This is of course to be expected. But there is also another side of grief — animals who are themselves experiencing profound grief and loss. The good news is — as with people who are struggling with loss — we can do something about it. (more…)

An Amazing Product: “Rescue Remedy” for Pets

Posted on: November 10th, 2017 by ali-amato No Comments

This gentle formula can work wonders for stressful situations.

One of the best, all-purpose natural remedies I advise my clients to keep on hand is Rescue Remedy. If you are unfamiliar with it, it is a natural, gentle liquid (made from flower essences and distilled water) that actually has an amazing ability to induce calm in stressed animals. (more…)

Scientists Create Music to Soothe Your Cat

Posted on: November 11th, 2016 by ali-amato No Comments

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“They are a particularly tough audience – picky, moody, often impossible to please – but cats represent an untapped music market, according to one of the world’s biggest record labels.”

If you travel a lot for your job, work outside the home, and/or have a cat who seems anxious or acts out, Universal Music has just released an album created specifically to relax your finicky feline.


Spraying: The good, the bad, and the downright frustrating, Part Two

Posted on: July 29th, 2013 by ali-amato No Comments

In my previous post, I talked about some of the reasons that peeing in the house occurs. Once we can get to the bottom of why it’s happening, it’s a matter of implementing the appropriate solutions to the best extent possible. (more…)

Spraying — The good, the bad, and the downright frustrating

Posted on: July 25th, 2013 by ali-amato No Comments
Furtive Cat Behavior

This guy definitely looks like he is up to no good!

One of the most common calls I get is about cats (and occasionally dogs) peeing in the house. Generally, there are 3 main reasons it happens: a urinary infection, a behavioral reason (“acting out”, for whatever cause), or progressive kidney disease. Kidney disease is quite common in older cats — any time past the age of around 12 — and if the cat is senile too, random peeing can be even more frequent. (I’ve personally had to deal with this situation in my own house.) (more…)