used to feel sorry for people who put so much importance
on their pets. I thought that they didn't have full lives
so they were substituting a person with an animal. Something
was missing in their lives so they had to make it up by
adopting a dog or a cat.
come to realize that I'm the one people should feel sorry
for. You are the ones that are blessed.
watch you absorb and revel in all that unconditional love
that your pets give you is a thing of beauty.
are never judged, talked back to or made to feel insignificant.
Every day of your life, you are loved as if there is no
see your eyes light up every time you spy your dogs. I see
the stress of the day melt away from your face when they
shower you with attention. I see the sheer contentment reflect
off your very being when you are surrounded by all that
some reason, I wasn't given that capacity to love an animal.
I don't know why, but I simply don't have those feelings.
what I do have is the capacity to understand that you are
the lucky one!