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Madmaili's Avatar Jump to comment 23 by Madmaili

A lot of our domestic pets (Or animal companions as some idiotically call them) served functions , cats were caught mice and hence by defualt reduced the rates of human illness than in households that didn't have cats (Case in point the black death) dogs were shepherds , guards , used even to relay messages. Falcons , hawks and eagles for hunting, Horses were for riding , exct ......
I think a long time ago people knew why they kept pets and why there was difference and since then we've lost the need for pets but kept the pets I can see how you find this confusing.

Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:01:00 UTC | #348352