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Ricky, you know you can’t keep a tapeworm as a pet, right? Trailer Park Boys: The Animated Series II: The Pepperoni Cobra
Cats: The world’s most popular pets. The Story of Cats II, ITV 2016
Do cats and dogs have some kind of a mystical sixth sense? Could cats and dogs have supernatural powers? Or can the answer be found in straightforward science? Weird or What? s1e4: Grim Reapers, Discovery 2010
A surfer was attacked by a great white shark. Incredibly, he survived thanks to the intervention of dolphins – did they intentionally risk their lives to save a human’s? Is it possible to smell death? Across America domestic pets acted as prophets of doom accurately predicting when someone would die. ibid.
Can cats and dogs sense impending death? ibid.
Beyond a heightened sense of smell dogs, cats and some other mammals have an extra sixth sense in the form of a tiny organ called the Vomeronasal. This organ which has not been found in humans is acutely attuned to pheromonal activity. ibid.
I hate a word like ‘pets’: it sounds so much
Like something with no living for its own. Elizabeth Jennings, My Animals, 1966
Really loving them – that might be a little bit of bullshit. Penn & Teller, Bullshit! s4e6: Pet Love, Showtime 2006
Inspiration of the pet cemetery business – a story that probably leads me back many years … The interest I got was just phenomenal, it was just great. Gates of Heaven, Floyd, 1978
Every type of animal: we had snakes, rats, we had monkeys, chickens, hamsters … you love it and you want to give it a proper burial – that’s your business; you bury that pet ’cause you love that. ibid.
How you miss them, and how you lay awake at night and I feel around for her … and then you remember she is gone. ibid. owner
Dead pets face eviction from Los Altos graves. ibid. newspaper article
450 Dead Pets Going to Napa Valley. ibid. San Francisco Chronicle
I was in safari in the suburbs on the trail of wild animals and wild animals owners who have turned dangerous jungle creatures into human companions. Despite their risks there is a large and growing population of exotic animals who make their homes here in America. Louis Theroux: America’s Most Dangerous Pets, BBC 2011
Throughout history man has felt a unique kinship with animals. The special relationship between pet and master may be based upon an unexpected link. Only recently has science begun to investigate the possibility of a psychic extra-sensory connection. In Search of s3e15 … Animal ESP, 1979
Around 1,000 pets a day pass through the Channel tunnel. The Channel Tunnel: Life on the Inside II: At the Double, BBC 2021