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Pets demand large amounts of time, attention, work and money. Yet rich or poor, young or old, male or female, married or single, many of us happily have at least one.

click to enlarge Reginald Hunter - Memorial Park vicinity  - Medical student  - What differentiates dog and cat owners? You - can conduct your day with minimal accommodation to a - cat. Dogs are aggressively inclusive. You have to - structure them into your day. -  - Has your pet taught you anything? I've learned - patience and coexistence without capitulation  a lesson - useful for marriage, too. -  - What's the most exotic pet you've seen? A - friend whose father traveled a lot brought him back a - monkey one day. What do you do with a monkey? -  - Do pets improve their owners? They call on - you to grow in ways beneficial to human relationships. -
  • Reginald Hunter
    Memorial Park vicinity

    Medical student

    What differentiates dog and cat owners? You can conduct your day with minimal accommodation to a cat. Dogs are aggressively inclusive. You have to structure them into your day.

    Has your pet taught you anything? I've learned patience and coexistence without capitulation a lesson useful for marriage, too.

    What's the most exotic pet you've seen? A friend whose father traveled a lot brought him back a monkey one day. What do you do with a monkey?

    Do pets improve their owners? They call on you to grow in ways beneficial to human relationships.

click to enlarge Russell Saunkeah - East side  - Food and beverage manager  - Do you own a pet? I have a cat that I happily - inherited when I married my wife. -  - Has your pet taught you anything? Someone - who demands unconditional love doesn't necessarily - return it. -  - What's your pet's worst-ever behavior? Peeing - on the floor, or on my clothes. -  - Do pets improve their owners? Pets are - dependent on us. Caring for them instills patience and - responsibility.
  • Russell Saunkeah
    East side

    Food and beverage manager

    Do you own a pet? I have a cat that I happily inherited when I married my wife.

    Has your pet taught you anything? Someone who demands unconditional love doesn't necessarily return it.

    What's your pet's worst-ever behavior? Peeing on the floor, or on my clothes.

    Do pets improve their owners? Pets are dependent on us. Caring for them instills patience and responsibility.

click to enlarge Heather Mendenall - Old Colorado City  - Production manager, engineering firm  - Do you have a pet? We have two cats and a - dog. -  - How do dog and cat people differ? Dogs - require time and emotional investment. Cats are - independent. Their owners come and go as they want. -  - What have you learned from pets? It fills me - with joy to see how thrilled my dog is to see me when I - come home. What if I conveyed similar pleasure in seeing - someone every day, too? -  - Describe one pet's most trying behavior.  We - have a very sweet cat who sleeps between my and my - husband's pillows. He purrs really loud and keeps - reaching out to touch my cheek during the night, and - he's not de-clawed. -  - What's the most exotic pet you've had? I used - to have a variety of chickens, turkeys and goats  all - while living in the city.
  • Heather Mendenall
    Old Colorado City

    Production manager, engineering firm

    Do you have a pet? We have two cats and a dog.

    How do dog and cat people differ? Dogs require time and emotional investment. Cats are independent. Their owners come and go as they want.

    What have you learned from pets? It fills me with joy to see how thrilled my dog is to see me when I come home. What if I conveyed similar pleasure in seeing someone every day, too?

    Describe one pet's most trying behavior. We have a very sweet cat who sleeps between my and my husband's pillows. He purrs really loud and keeps reaching out to touch my cheek during the night, and he's not de-clawed.

    What's the most exotic pet you've had? I used to have a variety of chickens, turkeys and goats all while living in the city.

  • Almost all of us happily have our pets.

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