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Here are a few testimonials written by pet owners I have worked with over the years.

Mollie and Luna

Mollie and Luna

Very reassuring session, I got feedback that my cats are settling in well and happy to be with me. I am glad to have Gemma on hand to help manage any future situations that might arise.

Lucy

Rosie

Rosie

We've had two occasions to ask Gemma for a consultation. Two different cats and two quite different circumstances Both have been incredibly helpful.

The first was when our 17 year old cat was grieving the loss of her litter mate brother. Gemma's insights with Megan were uncanny and her guidance not only helped soothe us all at such a sad time but also helped Megan realise two more years of joyful, meaningful life.

The second was to assist with our adoption of Rosie an 11 year old one-eyed unwanted beauty, re-homed from Shropshire Cat Rescue. Gemma's interactions with Rosie before we collected her meant that she walked into our home with ease. We were all comfortably prepared for what is turning out to be a seamless transition in all our lives.

On both occasions what is striking is the trust animals sense with Gemma to open to her, to receive and share valuable information, not only for their benefit but also for ours.

Thank you, Gemma, from all our hearts

Sue

Sweety

Sweety

Thank you again for helping me connect and communicate with Sweety. Since the break up of my relationship I have been missing her deeply and have not been able to get over the pain of being separated from her. I could not see a way forward and was in a desperate and hopeless state when I contacted you. Since our last 2 sessions of communicating with Sweety I can see the situation in a different light . Just to know that she is ok and well looked after and that she still loves me has shifted so much for me. I still miss her every day, but am now stronger knowing that even if I can't see her and be with her everyday, I can communicate with her through you. I am so relieved and can finally breathe out my worries and anxieties. It has made a huge difference to me knowing that she's just a phone call away.

What a lovely gift animal communication is and what a blessing to have you as a channel for communicating with my lovely cat.

Thank you from me and Sweety,

With Love,

Diana

Oliver

Oliver

Oliver – before and after

I contacted Gemma in April to help find out details of Oliver’s history. He is a rescue cat who came to us in March with a sketchy background. This provided invaluable information about him and enabled him to start settling in to a new home with us.

In May we thought Oliver would be ready to start going outside, but every time we let him out, he bolted in a panic. We started taking him outside in a large dog cage, but he continued to be very stressed by being outside, so I contacted Gemma for help again. In her communication with Oliver, she was able to find out the root of the problem and suggest to him a way that he could start to deal with it positively, rather than feeling overwhelmed.

I tested out a flower essence to put in the cage with him, to help him deal with the stress, and that weekend Oliver started to feel more confident in the cage and started asking to go outside and stayed out for longer periods of time.

This weekend, a fortnight on, Oliver has left the cage, explored our garden and the gardens either side of us, found his way back home and found his confidence. He now goes in and out with no problems and is enjoying his new-found freedom.

The photographs speak for themselves. Thank you, Gemma, from us all.

Jill

Kia

Kia

Thanks so much for putting my mind at ease and for the wonderful communication with Kia cat.
The 3 main things you said, re her being a noisy/chatty cat, her being helped to sleep when she went “home” and the very very VERY relevant heart symbol have given me such assurance and comfort and joy!

Thank you sweet Gemma!

Lucinda

Tasha

Tasha

I am so glad I came across your details. I was slightly unsure about the whole animal communication thing, as I’ve never been involved in anything like this before – but I was also determined to explore every avenue possible to make and keep Tasha as happy as I could. That’s why I’m so delighted with how the consultation with you went. I have followed some suggestions you made and she is definitely more relaxed and confident. From her point of view I’m convinced she knows how much I wanted to help her and that we now have a kind of secret pact between us. She’s a very happy little dog and I’m so grateful to you for your help and advice.

Lynn

   
Maggie

Maggie

Don’t we all wish we were Dr Doolittle? That we could ‘talk to the animals and they could talk to you’. Gemma is very committed to what she believes in and she feels that she has a link to animals that she easily shares with owners. You can only judge for yourself, but she certainly is a committed young woman who only wishes you and your pet to have a better understanding.

Maggie

Eamonn Holmes

   
Rupert

Rupert

Rupert was causing us problems by how much he liked to claw things especially our best sofas and carpets. We asked Genma to talk to him to try and find out why he did it and what we could do to prevent it, since providing a scratching post wasn’t working. When she spoke with him, Gemma understood that the clawing was a sign of his kittenish exhuberance and that he was just so excited to be indoors with us. On our behalf Gemma explained that we loved him very much but would prefer it if he didn’t wreck the furniture. He suggested that we put a log near the doors to the outside so he could use them instead. This we have done and the scratching has been significantly reduced – except when it’s raining and he still gets so excited to come in – but I think Gemma will have a word with him about tbat too! If there are any typing errors in this it’s Ruperts fault as he as twiced jumped on the keyboard – I think he wants to say hallo to Gemma.

Rose

   
Malley

Malley

If you are an animal lover and have a pet you need to contact this lady. She is amazing. I met Gemma Blackwell a while ago and was fascinated by what she does but today I found out first hand what an incredible difference she can make to you and your animals lives when she came and helped me communicate with my cat Malley. Incredible.... You need to book her time before she gets too busy!

Rachel

   
Megan

Megan

Gemma's ability to communicate with animals was evident through the information our cat passed on to her. Information that only a member of our family, in that I include our cats, could have known. Gemma also has an easy empathy with humans who live with animals.

Sue

   
Pepper Sammy

Pepper & Sammy

Gemma was amazing, so in tune with my cats Pepper & Sammy, I feel like I have a deep connection and understanding with them now. I would recommend to anyone who has pets, it’s a little odd granted but you will be blown away with how spot on she is.

Becky

   
Humphrey

Humphrey (In Spirit)

I just wanted to say thank you for communicating with Humphrey. You confirmed a lot of what I knew (but had doubted) but also put my mind at rest that he was ready to go and knows that we loved him so much. I felt a lot lighter after I'd spoken to you and will look for the signs of him saying hello. Humphrey is a truly beautiful soul and brought such love and light into our lives, I will always miss him but know now that he is there for me and always will be.

I am so interested in animal communication and hope in time more light will be spread throughout the world and more people will see the true beautiful souls of animals.

You are compassionate and understanding and I'm sure you will help many more animals and their carers. Thank you for sharing your stories with me.

Thank you,

Sarah

   
Sophie

Sophie

I really enjoyed the consultation with Gemma. She was professional, accurate, encouraging and very obviously a natural communicator! I felt so at ease throughout the whole session. Her intuition was spot on that at times I was blown away. She totally got what Sophie is like and helped me understand how to look at things in another way. It really helped my relationship with my beautiful puss and I will never hesitate to ask Gemma for help if we need it again in the future. Just brilliant.

Viv

   
Tia

Tia

I had the pleasure of experiencing Gemma in action very recently when she offered to work with Tia our very enthusiastic female Terrier cross.

We've owned Tia since she was a pup and she has always been 'highly strung', but this has become an increasing problem as she got older, to the point where we started to worry about Tia's health for the future. I discussed this with Gemma and she was confident that she could help. Gemma came over to our house and spent a long time discussing the principles of animal communication with me and methods of treating Tia's anxiety and obsessive behaviour. In the first session Gemma's approach was to deal with Tia's anxiety in an attempt to encourage her to relax in a non-invasive and passive way. Gemma taught me the methods she would use so I could continue on with this for the following week.

To my amazement, it started to have an affect, Tia became visibly more relaxed and less obsessive with her ball and objects, she was even playing with them for the first time which was absolutely wonderful to see.

I found the whole experience enlightening and quite emotional as you could see how happy Tia was and could be with the right support and guidance. Gemma is a truly gifted individual and I feel very honoured to have her as my friend. I have to say that the session not only had an effect on Tia, but myself as well. I have noticed that I am able to deal with events and situations through my life much differently and have been left feeling much more aware and grounded.

If you have any issues with your pet then you simply must get in contact with Gemma, I am confident that you too will be amazed and empowered by the results. Thanks Gem!

Helen

   
Sam Lance Mouse

Sam, Lance & Mouse

Gemma came out to visit my two horses last Spring. I had recently moved one horse home and acquired a companion horse. Both had marvellous, but very different characters - one Mr Personality but quite unconfident the other an introvert quite a headshy and closed down chap. With careful management over time they were introduced and eventually turned out together - although for months neither seemed particularly 'accepting' of the other. No obvious bond was formed and they kept very much to themselves grazing separately.

Gemma quietly communicated during the afternoon - my 'introvert' had very much the most to say!! Proving to be such a wise old chap - truly a blessing that he has come to me. Gemma introduced me to the concept of becoming 'present' with an animal - a state in which with no ambiguity you share their space, concentrating on your breathing. This proved to be such an illuminating experience. Having spent all my life around horses I felt my 'boys' were happy but so heart-warming to hear that from them!!

Incidentally - whether coincidence or not (we horsy people can be rather pragmatic) I have to mention that these two horses became totally pair bonded. Grooming each other from the next morning onwards, grazed side by side and were happy to be lead together to and from the field quietly and with no tension between them. I very much like to think that we all three came to an understanding that afternoon. They knew someone was listening to their needs, we all gained mutual acceptance and a new harmony.

Tragically a year on from this experience we lost one of our four dogs in a tragic accident. Animal lovers will know and connect with the intense pain the loss of a much loved pet causes made more raw when this is sudden and unexpected. We grieved as a family and a couple of weeks afterwards I contacted Gemma again. Gemma had met all my animals on her previous visit - she was aware of our much beloved dog. For a very small creature she made a very big impression! Gemma explained how spiritually she believes animals see their existence - so much more grounded calm acceptance than us human beings. She told me that my dog would always be with me 'in spirit' and that she would send me a sign whenever she knew I was low. That sign would be a star. Well through floods of tears I then had to explain to Gemma that on the night she died as my husband and I were in the orchard that evening we both looked up to see a shooting star flash across the brightest night sky. And that two days following her death as I looked at her empty basket and drove to work feeling very sad I turned on the radio and the song playing mentioned 'stars' so often and so profoundly I had to wonder!! Whatever our beliefs happen to be all I can say is how deeply moving and comforting I found Gemma’s advice and support to be.

Catherine

   
Bruce

Bruce

I called Gemma to help me communicate with my horse Bruce as he had been behaving strangely under saddle and I really felt something was wrong with him. I had 2 vets out who both pronounced him sound and people were starting to tell me it was just all behavioural. So I called Gemma to see if Bruce could tell me himself.

Thanks Gemma it was a really interesting experience and I really enjoyed it. It was fabulous to get an insight into Bruce and understand his personality more. He was as I expected, a cheeky pony with bags of personality. I didn’t realise how long an hours consultation would be and how many questions I’d be able to ask. So not only did we discuss any medical issues, I got to find out what Bruce though of pretty much everything, we even addressed his dislike of me putting sun cream on his nose. Through Gemma Bruce said he was a happy horse but had the occasional pain in his front right leg, though there was nothing obvious to treat.

When I saw Bruce after the consultation, it was like something had changed, I felt much closer to him and he was more responsive to me. We even tried what was suggested with the sun cream and he was much better.

A month later Bruce went very lame is his hind leg and I called the vet again. This time he referred me to another vet. Yesterday I found after a full lameness work up that the hind legs were a bit of a red herring and that his main source of lameness was his front right leg, just as he had told me!

I’d recommend to anyone using Gemma, whether you have questions you want to ask or if you’d like to get a better understanding of your animal all in all it was areally positive experience.

Vicky

   
Pepe

Pepe

For most of the events I attend I normally have my dog Pepe with me. On this particular event, run by Liz Walmsley, Gemma was also there promoting her animal communication. In her half hour talk at this event, my dog Pepe became one of her demo/clients. Gemma took a few minutes to connect with Pepe then started to tell me things that only Pepe would know. I found what she had to say really interesting as Gemma had not met me, or Pepe prior to this event. Gemma was honest and friendly in her aproach. She was easy to talk to and Pepe relaxed really well around her.

Christine

   
Coco

Coco

Gemma connected very strongly to Coco, it was a fantastic case where the connection became stronger as we delved further and gave Coco a chance to get comfortable with both of us. Gemma was able to go straight to the heart of the problem Coco is having at the moment re: walking on leash when out, together with the general sluggishness that is becoming more and more prevalent both physically and emotionally. Picking up possible therapies that could be of help, in various parts of the body that seems to be out of balance was also very interesting. Gemma was relaxed and grounded from start to finish. I really felt that she was focused.

Caroline Kim (Veterinary Surgeon, Homeopath and Acupuncture)

   
Buttons

Buttons

Gemma was really willing to work through and probe on questions, very fast answers and showed great empathy with Buttons. She came up with stuff I wanted to know even before I asked her, very tuned in to Buttons needs. Gemma was lovely, I instantly liked her and had a good feeling about her. She just needs to continue what she is doing. I wouldn't change anything.

Toni Shelbourne (Tellington TTouch Companion Animal Practitioner)

   
Russett

Russett

Gemma got that Russett is full of joy, a free spirit, loving, playful and springy. I wanted to hear what Russett made of now wearing a muzzle when running free. I felt relieved that she understands why and although she doesn't terribly like wearing it, knows the incident which lead to being muzzled was because she was out of control. Gemma is confident without being intrusive. Although I know that breed specifics should be irrelevant during communications, in this case Gemma's knowledge of Lurchers was useful to me (if no to her!). She was reassuring in my deciding to use a muzzle.

Pat White (Animal Behaviourist, General Secretary UKRCB)

   
Edward

Edward (In Spirit)

Gemma gave a very accurate and detailed description of Edward's character. She comforted me by saying that we made the right decision when we had him put to sleep and that he will forever be grateful. He was tired and ready to leave. Gemma had a very confident and relaxed energy. I felt that she loves this work and has learnt to trust it. She wasn't at all phased by questions, and just stayed calm and assured throughout. A talented animal communicator, ready to serve the animal and human kingdoms.

Catherine O’Driscoll (Animal Welfare, Founder of C H C)

   
Max

Max (In Spirit)

Gemma correctly described several of Max's traits and his personality, and in particular the way he passed away. This was incredibly helpful and moving, Gemma let me know that Max was happy, and still around in Spirit and this helped me to accept his passing. It was good to hear that he is still around the house, and I was happy to hear that he didn't go through any pain when he died. Gemma was comforting and reassuring throughout the communication.

Leah

   
Spirit

Sprite

The description Gemma gave me of Sprite was spot on and she explained his personality and little ways perfectly. Because of the things that were communicated from Sprite it made me feel a lot easier, I know now he really does understand how I feel about him and that there really is nothing more I can do to make his old life easier.

Gemma was very professional, and I felt quite emotional with this communication from Sprite. I felt very at ease and relaxed.

Mo

   
Millie & Maisie Millie & Maisie

Millie & Maisie

Gemma is extremely professional in her all aspects of her business life. Gemma's expertise in communicating with animals is second to none, she puts both owner and pet at their ease and is very empathetic with both. I would use Gemma's services again as it allowed me to understand my dogs so we could move our owner/ pet relationship on in a more grounded positive way.

Bridget

   
Mikey

Mikey

Gemma correctly picked up that Mikey can seem quite troubled but is loving underneath, that she likes the same place on the bed and that she asks to be let in/out when she can do it herself!

I felt I had a real breakthrough in understanding myself through my Cats behaviour and feelings and came away with a plan to change things in my life that will hopefully in turn make my cat happier too.Thanks Gemma!

Lauren

   
Jack

Jack

Gemma completely accurately described my fur-baby, Jack. She said he said he was a little tyrant! He is! She also gave specific information about his little quirks and some information about my husband's father who passed some years ago. We connected from the word go. Both of us had the 'tingles' as we were talking and I find Gemma to be a very warm, empathic lady. Gemma’s communication with me the human made it special and her communication was seamless.

Jay

   
Daisy

Daisy

I put Daisy on the passenger seat as suggested with some Gregorian chants on the CD player(!!) and she was loads better than normal. The vet confirmed what you had said in that he felt the problem she has with her throat didn't particularly bother her, but we're back on antibiotics so we'll see how we get on..... We've had some nice cuddles, but she wasn't interested in the cod liver oil at the moment - will see if the others like it as I'm sure it's good for them anyway.

Thanks so much Gemma for your input, it was really helpful.

Pam

Josh

Josh (In Spirit)

Gemma communicated with my German Shepherd Josh who passed over many years ago. Through her communication I was reassured that my big, handsome boy was very happy sharing his life with us and I was moved to hear that his spirit is still with us.

I can't thank Gemma enough for this meaningful reading and bringing the memory of Josh’s love and light back into my life after all these years. Josh was such a huge part of my life; his death a huge loss. To be reunited with his spirit like this through the communication was simply wonderful. Thank you Gemma.

Katie

   
Max

Max

Max lives with my Mum so before doing the communication I checked my Mum was happy with me doing it which she was, although I didn’t let on when I would be speaking with Gemma. Gemma told me that Max was telepathically giving her a virtual tour of his new home, so she was able to describe my parent’s place to a T. When I called my Mum after the communication and explained I had just spoken with Gemma her response was this: “Oh well that explains why Max has been driving me mad all evening. He was in and out of the garden, in the bedroom, in his bed then behind the sofa. He was acting like he was giving someone a tour of the place!” “He also kept running to the door like he does when there is someone there or hears a car.” … We were amazed to say the least! It was also nice to hear he was happy in his new home.

Annie

   
   
Rosie

Rosie

Thanks for this Gem - a very good communication I think - you have certainly got the measure of Rosie through your communication. - Well done!

Tessa

   
Badger

Badger

Badger was a very independent cat and we were not sure if he was happy. When Gemma spoke with him, he turned out just to be a very laid back character who was happy with how things were. Sadly he is no longer with us but it is re-assuring to know he considered himself to have a good home when he was with us.

Rose

   
Tabby

Tabby

I was wondering how my cat Tabby was feeling since moving into our new home so I contacted Gemma. I wasn't disappointed, she gave me answers and thoughts from Tabby that no one else could know and I was really reassured to find out how Tabby was feeling, it was great knowing she was happy. Thanks to Gemma I know Tabby is happy and secure in her new surroundings. Thank you Gemma and Pets Tails.

Sarah

   
Bracken

Bracken

When we first got Bracken we didn’t know his full history and he was a very nervous dog. We wanted him to be re-assured so asked Gemma to talk to him, to re-assure him. When she spoke to him he told her the things he liked (cheese and sitting on sofas). After their talk he seemed more re-assured and stopped barking at night for which we are very grateful to Gemma for calming him down.

Rose