nurturing homes

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  • Egmont

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    My dictionary defines "to nurture" as "to care for and encourage the growth or development of."

    A nurturing home is a home that nurtures; that is, a home that cares for those in it and encourages their growth and development.

    The term is usually used with reference to (human) children. This sentence seems to say that cat owners* can behave this way toward their cats also.

    *Yes, I've heard the joke about "dogs have owners, cats have staff."
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