I walk in the door, and there she is. She rubs against me with her soft fur and gives a cackle in the form of a hello. ┬áThen later on when I’m relaxing on the couch, she comes and either sits next to me or on me, rubbing her face on mine and falling over in a roll. And all I can do is smile.

You know, you talk about your pets and people who don’t have them roll their eyes. Think you’re crazy.

But you know, pets are pretty awesome. While they don’t speak our language, they understand. If I’m having a bad day, she can sense it. If she knows I’m in a giving mood, she’ll whine to get what she wants. While she’s just a cat, she’s very intelligent. So smart. And sweet. I really love having a pet. She keeps me on my toes and keeps me smiling.