“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.”Martin Buber The devil's eyeIs watching meEncroaching On my territorySwitching inand out sightLike a fireballOf lightI will catch youI swear it trueThen I'll paw, clawAnd devour you (Excerpt from the stage show 'Cats,' laser pointer scene) Praying on a Tennis Ball Oh, heavenly delightWithin my sightA … Continue reading The Devil’s Eye & Balls
“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”James Herriot To be resigned to one's careis to relinquish the wild for the tameIf we are to comparewe find responsibility is the same senryu:vet's orders for owners and petsthe health benefits … Continue reading Respond to Responsibility
“Pets are humanizing. They remind us we have an obligation and responsibility to preserve and nurture and care for all life.”James Cromwell Pets resemble their ownersOr is it the other way around?I didn't believe it until I foundmy wife burying my mistress in the ground Cats and dogs can livebetween ten and twenty yearsPet turtles … Continue reading Committed to Care
I dangle about this lofty chainA position I reached through toil and painThough not my own I helplessly smirkFingers licked clean of the ill gotten gain Be kindto thoseunder rule Draw a lineand decide Friend or food? There are more than 17,000 dog-meat farms in South Korea.– Humane Society of the United States True horror … Continue reading Domestic Dilemma
"The woman who served me called me, pet.""So?""So, I rubbed up against her leg and licked her face. We have to go. Now." pet/pɛt/noun: pet; plural noun: petsA domestic or tamed animal kept for companionship or pleasure. Lazy Limerick:Yorpette I once had a dog named, YorpetteWho needed to be taken to the vet"Is this your … Continue reading What is a Pet?