Is Your Pet Lonely and Bored? Part three

Is Your Pet Lonely and Bored? Part three

The ethical problems with the various small creatures we stuff into cages and tanks are relatively clear cut. The more challenging moral questions arise in relation to our closest furry friends: dogs and cats. Unlike animals that must spend their entire lives in a cage or that must struggle to adapt to a human environment most cats and dogs have it pretty good. Many have the run of the house, share in many of the activities of their human families and may have opportunities to form social relationships with others of their kind. They have lived in close contact with humans for thousands of years and are well adapted to living as our companions....