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Personhood for Pets? How the Human-Animal Bond Has Evolved

Tuesday, May 13, 2014  
Posted by: Emily Becker
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Since humans first domesticated cats and dogs, these furry friends have taken on increasingly important roles in people's lives. Now, a growing movement aims to recognize Fido and Felix not just as pets, but also as legal citizens. As wild animals,
 dogs and cats first entered human life in the role of hunting animals and guardians, then as companions and finally as family members. Now, a legal battle is underway that could make these animals fellow citizens….


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