History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

10 April, 2012

Animal Therapy

Photos of children and animals at a hospital in Michigan that encourages therapy through animals. So wonderful, anything that can put a smile on the face of a kid in hospital is more than worthwhile!

1956, by Francis Miller for LIFE.

A nurse brings a puppy to a child. Source

A nurse helps a child cuddle a duckling in a towel. Source

Nurses help the kids bathe a baby pig. Source

A little girl looks at a pool of ducklings while receiving tests. Source

A little boy cuddles a hamster. Source

A boy feeds a-- er, coati. I'm not sure why they have one of those, but, well! The caption says 'ferret-- it's not.  Source

A group of kids watch the coati climb a high-wire. Source

A little girl pushes a rabbit in a stroller while another carries a puppy. Source

A boy in body braces feeds a baby pig. Source

A nurse holds a rabbit for a teenage girl undergoing a test. Source

Children with kittens. Source

A little girl shines a flashlight on the turtle at her beside. Source

Kids watching and feeding a pool of ducklings. Source

I think the fuzzy thing is the coati again. Source

A girl cuddles a puppy. Source

A little girl is held up to pet and feed a kitten. Source

1 comment:

Ana said...

And these put a smile on my face :) .
Aw, the poor kids were in a hospital, I hope they were all better after that,

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