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who specializes in pet connections speaks in A.C.
seem to get your pet under control? Pet psychic Elizabeth Severino claims the
secret is in the way you speak to your pet.
Michael Pritchard, Staff Writer
Can't keep Fluffy from jumping on the couch no matter
how many times you tell her not to? The problem is the way you tell her, according
to Spiritualist Elizabeth Severino, who specializes in connections with animals.
You see, when you tell a dog or cat to stay off
the couch, you send a visual image to the animal.
the only image they get is couch.
animal's mind can't visualize 'not,' " Severino explained to a convention
of dog groomers Sunday. "For that matter, neither can the human mind. You
are not relaying the right image."
addressed the eighth annual New Jersey Groomers and Pet Care Professionals seminar
held at the Holiday Inn Diplomat.
been growing in fame as a sort of pet psychic.
Severino, it all started in 1989 when her hand was severely injured in a boating
It was then she said that she began
to receive messages in her head on how to heal the hand, which doctors said was
hopelessly crushed and would never be 100 percent.
remember the voice said to me, 'Thank the doctor for the diagnosis, the prognosis
is between us and God,' " she said. "It was then that I knew I would
be able to heal myself."
Her hand looked
The next step was communicating
Severino told a story of how she
ran into a friend one day while they were both walking their dogs.
friend was distraught that a new kitten was lost.
said she witnessed an energy exchange between the two dogs and then got a clear
vision that the kitten was caught behind the vanity in the bathroom.
didn't tell her that 'My dog talked to your dog and then sent me an image,' "
she said. "But I said she should look there. When I got home there was a
message that the kitten had been stuck behind the vanity. That's when I knew something
Severino's original career
was in the computer business, and she speaks several languages. But lately, she
has been working with animals, writing books, and teaching the Japanese healing
Severino said she used to be thrown off by the obvious
skepticism she faces but has learned to shut it out.
surrounded by people who handle animals daily, there seemed to be little skepticism
In fact, many of the groomers supported
Severino's basic contention that animals are affected by the mental images they
get from their owners.
For example, many of
the groomers said that the most aggressive pets usually belong to aggressive,
One groomer also said he has
learned how to calmly get cats to take a bath. While he is doing it, he thinks
of anything in the world but giving the cat a bath.
it seems unlikely that most of us will have the detailed conversations Severino
recounted with animals, she stressed that we can all relate to our pets better
if we just open up to the relationships.
the next time you want Fluffy off the couch, try to think about how nice it would
be to lie on the rug.
with permission. Original article printed on November 4, 1996.
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