"When our dogs gaze into our eyes with that “you are everything to me” look, our bodies — and theirs as well — are flooded with oxytocin, the hormone of love and nurture that cements the bond between people." —Melissa Healy, LA Times
"I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by little, they become its visible soul." —Jean Cocteau
"You cannot share your life with a dog, as I had done in Bournemouth, or a cat, and not know perfectly well that animals have personalities and minds and feelings." --Jane Goodall
My brilliant and benevolent Ginger Ale, who graced my life for 18 years, and was loved by all who met him, especially me.
"Animals have a much better attitude to life and death than we do. They know when their time has come. We are the ones that suffer when they pass, but it's a healing kind of grief that enables us to deal with other griefs that are not so easy to grab hold of." —Emmylou Harris