I mean seriously? Look at that face!! After a long day coming home to this face is my highlight. It is unconditional love and affection. She thinks my only job in life is to pet her. Well, of course it is. She doesn't talk back (most of the time) she's always willing to do what I ask without complaining. She loves hanging out with me no matter what I'm doing. So why do so many people love being with their pets over items humans? Read more from wired.com https://www.wired.com/2015/04/people-care-pets-humans.