Showing posts from September 30, 2012

Lost and Found

I don't think it's any secret that I love animals. Sometimes, when I visit my friends, I catch myself spending more time with their pets than them. Maybe it's the way they connect with us. Dogs seem to be so in the now with you, like they've been waiting all day for you to show up and now that you're there, everything is gonna be fun! Some people will say it's because eventually there will be food, but I disagree. They get something more out of the bargain. Maybe it's comfort. Dogs are very anxious people. Searching, smelling, defending, warning... why don't they ever get over that stuff? Why do they need us to be home before they can relax? I think we do their spirits a disservice when we talk about them as pack animals. There's something there in them, a need to connect with us. Like they used to know how to talk to us and they're always on the verge of remembering how... but then they just start barking and that ruins everything.

Cats are a …