At some point or another you've probably known the feeling of retreating back to your home - away from encounters with devious, dishonest, two-faced or shall we just say not entirely straight individuals. Back to that soothing and uplifting company of your pet - whatever it's shape or size.
Here's a small extract which I'm sure you will find so recognizable.
From "The Emotional Lives of Animals" by Marc Bekoff.
"Sometimes it's easier to see and understand emotions in animals than in humans because animals do not filter their emotions. What they feel is clearly written on their faces, made public by tails, ears, and odors, and displayed by their actions. Animal emotions are raw and out there for all to see, hear, smell, and feel."
It's just a small and well-known fact to all animal lovers, but when you really come to think about it, isn't that just beautiful?? What a friendship to have. No hidden agendas. You know exactly what you're gonna get. How comforting is that!
So here's to a big kiss, hug or cuddle for our beautiful friends.
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