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As I wrote about in my book, The Attractor Factor, one of my fundamental beliefs is “There is always a way.”

I don’t care what the problem or challenge happens to be. Either a solution, cure or healing exists, or one can be created. That empowering belief helps me use the Law of Attraction to attract a solution.

I have used that underlying premise for decades now. It’s helped me handle cancer scares, IRS audits, weight loss, pet health issues and more.

For now, let’s talk about pet health issues.

I love animals. I’ve had pets my entire life. At one point I owned eleven cats. Yes, eleven.

Cats age and often get ill, just like humans. Yes, I’m surprised, too.

Recently one of our senior citizens, Chelsea, couldn’t move her back legs.  She would hop to food.  She couldn’t walk, so she mostly dragged herself. It was sad to see, and scary. We didn’t want to think of losing her, or her suffering.

I took her to the local vet. They took x-rays.  They came back with the results: Chelsea’s spine was fusing at the base. She needed surgery, but at her age (fourteen) it wasn’t a good idea.

The vet offered no hope.

I didn’t accept surgery or ‘nothing’ as our options.

I knew, “There is always a way.”

I jumped online. I Googled “cure cat spine problems.” One of the top results was about acupuncture for pets.

Acupuncture for animals?

I’ve done acupuncture. I don’t like needles any more than you do, but I have to admit it worked for me.

Would it work for Chelsea?

Was it possible?

I searched my area and found a local Austin, Texas vet who did chiropractic work and acupuncture on cats and dogs.

I drove Chelsea there. Here she is getting her first acupuncture treatment:

acunpuncture cat 2Chelsea didn’t mind the needles. In fact, she calmed down and relaxed. She was quiet and seemed meditative. Here’s another photo of her…

acunpuncture cat

Did this treatment work?

Was it worth the drive, cost and effort?

The very next day Chelsea was walking.

She is not perfectly normal yet, but she moves her back legs, walks with a limp rather than a hop or a drag, and looks happy and healthy.

Again, if you come from the empowering belief that “There is always a way,” you open your mind to seeing new possibilities.

Here’s a video of Chelsea getting her second acupuncture treatment:

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10 Comments

  1. Leila-Reply
    May 6, 2010 at 9:52 am

    Joe,

    Thank you for sharing with us not only the professional, but the personal life of a wonderful Teacher.

    I love cats and I’m really glad to know she is better.

    You never, never never disappoint me. Keep up the good work 😉

    Leila.

  2. May 6, 2010 at 10:27 am

    Bravo, Joe!! As another cat-lover I’m applauding you. I’m just exploring alternative treatments now for a cat with (apparent) sinus cancer.
    And…Joe, as one who lost a husband despite all (and I do mean ALL) possible means, mainstream, advanced experimental, and energy work, believing “there’s always a way” – sometimes there isn’t, and letting go can be the kindest thing. With that said, I’m SO glad that your Chelsea is better!
    Phila
    caregiver to Luciano, Stiltskin, Shadow, Woody, Gloria, Sweetums, Princess and Li’l Guy.

  3. May 6, 2010 at 12:20 pm

    Dear Joe,
    Thank-you so much for this article on Pet healing. I have searched and searched for someone to try something different for my beloved Lab. You have helped so much, now I know where to look. People forget about healing for pets, but not you!
    Thank-you!
    God Bless,
    Susan
    PS I’m so happy your beautiful Chelsea is healed!
    PPS I had a kitty who looked just like Chelsea and she lived on this earth for 16 loving years. She was a sweetie pie. 🙂

  4. Auriol-Reply
    May 6, 2010 at 2:30 pm

    The cat was very relaxed and accepting of the needles, which surprised me. I found it very interesting to watch. I have had alot of accupuncture on myself and it is a wonderful healing tool.
    Thankyou Joe for sharing this film.

  5. osmar caruso-Reply
    May 6, 2010 at 7:22 pm

    Ola Joe, tenho 48 anos de idade, e encontrei este DVD a semana passada, The Secret, tenho certeza que acharei o Segredo, eu e o meu filho Jhonathan vamos nos unir para chegarmos ao nosso segredo, se puder me dar mais dicas, fico agradecido, pois estou bem no inicio do entendimento, mas quero lhe dizer que achei sensacional suas palavras.

  6. May 8, 2010 at 3:13 pm

    What a cutie she is! Thanks for sharing. Get well soon, Chelsea! Did you google “raw food for pets”? My friend managed to heal her cat from cancer with raw food. Take care, Eva

  7. Hi Joe,

    Good to hear that Chelsea is better.

    And as you say it’s good to remember that “there is always a way!”

    Warm Greetings,
    Claus

  8. Hi Joe,

    Good to hear that Chelsea is better.

    And as you say it’s good to remember that “there is always a way!”

    Warm Greetings,
    Claus

  9. Pilar-Reply
    May 9, 2010 at 11:34 pm

    Estoy muy conmovida de ver ese hermoso gato.
    Estoy feliz de que este mejor de su columna, es muy lindo y juicioso…Espero que siga bien, es divino

  10. May-Reply
    September 6, 2010 at 9:33 am

    I’m always looking foward your teachings as one of the biggest Loa masters but I find you even more trustable as you love animals. I adopt and am crazy about them.
    So nice of you taking so good care of him. Hope he gets better!

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