Pets. There are cat lovers who don’t care for dogs, and dog lovers who can’t stand cats. And then there are those of us who love ‘em both. In the course of my own life, I’ve had animal companions of the canine sort, and I’ve also been owned by a fair number of cats.
In general, I’d say that the two species are about as alike as, say, night and day. Wouldn’t you agree? No matter; the very different traits of these two most-common animal companions bring an added dimension to the human household they are part of; and when push comes to shove, would we really want either of them any other way? Read the rest of this entry »