Cats who can’t figure out walls [x]
PLEASE TAKE YOUR CAT TO THE VET IF YOU SEE THEM DOING THIS BEHAVIOR OVER TIME.
It’s called “head pressing” and it occurs in dogs and cats.
Head pressing is characterized by the compulsive act of pressing the head against a wall or other object for no apparent reason. This generally indicates damage to the nervous system, which may result from a number of varying causes, including prosencephalon disease (in which the forebrain and thalamusparts of the brain are damaged), or toxic poisoning.
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/FHC/health_resources/toxoplasmosis.cfm (head pressing is listed as a symptom)
http://sevneurology.com/patients/clip-multilobular-osteochondroma (About a dog’s brain tumor but head pressing is listed as a symptom)
I wasn’t going to reblog this until I read the important caption dang thank you!!!
YOU JUST SAVED THE LIFE OF MY CAT THANK YOU!
SPREAD THIS LIKE WILDFIRE. THIS COULD SAVE YOUR KITTIE’S LIFE!
Please help your cat if you can!!
- robot: i don't understand. what is... love?
- scientist: oh... well. i. love is-
- robot: ahahaha i'm just fucking with you. anyway i found some cool swords online i want you to buy for me
Dominique Falla is an incredibly gifted Australian artist whose amazing piece We are all a Part of the Same Thing never fails to amaze me.
For too long, people have viewed themselves as separate and I wanted to represent a multitude of individuals using the nails, and then coloured string to show how we are all interconnected, and that together, we can make something beautiful.
The intricacy of the work is something I simply cannot stop being stunned by. As well as the truly poignant meaning. We are all a part of something beautiful, something big and something complicated. I recently learned about mirror neurons, which are parts of the brain that are activated when we see others do something. This is incredibly fascinating to me, because that means our brain can actually comprehend what others are doing and then imitate it- our ability to emphasize is scientific. And then I learnt that if it weren’t for our constant awareness: the receptors in our skin, for example, then we’d technically be able to feel, literally feel, what others are feeling, simply by looking at them.
We are truly connected, and it’s such a shame that we take it for granted.
we as a society need to start talking about abusive friendships, bc those exist and seem to be really common
and most people in them dont know how do deal w the abuse bc its normally emotional abuse which.gets delegitimized, and its a platonic relationship and not a romo or sexual one, so it gets delegitimized for that too