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Humans often bond as deeply with their pets as with humans, sometimes more so. I find it an endearing quality.
I know we talk about it a lot in here over the years but I don't care. A bond with a pet is no joke and like you said, as important or sometimes more than any other bond
It's one of the few things about life that just works exactly how it should