What Are Pets Essay

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Not a lot of people like animals, that is why not everyone has a pet. Some people try to have pets but they somehow fail once they realize they’re not really fit to own one. Most people think that pets are like having children, the only different is that pets don’t need guidance or are not as expensive to raise since they don’t go to school. What most people don’t understand is that these animals need you as much as you need them, just because you’re human, doesn’t mean that you are better than them. It is a fact that you may have more power in terms of speaking or doing other things, but deep inside, animals are just like us. They could feel, especially if their human is sad, happy, excited, in pain, and more. That is why according to a 2001 …show more content…

Teri Wright, a psychologist from Sta. Ana California, pets have a way of making their owners feel secure and important. Being an owner means that you are responsible of your pets, and they bring such positivity to your life.

“Our pets are the kids who never leave home, and that’s absolutely fine by us because these kids don’t ask for the keys to the car, don’t turn up during at two in the morning, and don’t complain if you turn their bedroom into a home gym. Their presence in times of upheaval and transition acts as a touchstone, a reminder of normalcy, of comfort, and the certainty of a love that can get you through.” Nick Trout

Humans benefit from their pets more than they know, the least humans can do is to make their pets feel all the love and affection they deserve. They don’t demand for you to buy them stuff, or make you take them to places around the world. Time, attention, and love is all they need. They may not say it but they will surely make you feel that they are grateful, unfortunately, pets are known to have a shorter lifespan compared to humans, which makes it even more important for humans to value every single moment they have with their

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