I don't think we can expect cats to become like dogs. Firstly, it's widely held that cars domesticated themselves, human settlements stored food, which attracted rats and mice which attracted the cats. People saw the cats were useful and kept them around. Over time the cats became partially domesticated. However,… » 11/28/14 3:50pm 11/28/14 3:50pm

considering the way my dog greets me when I walk in the door, I would say that yes, dogs experience joy. I think they may not necessarily have the subtlety of emotion that humans do, but that gleeful greeting I get every time I come home tells me that yes, dogs experience joy. » 3/17/14 2:09pm 3/17/14 2:09pm

okay, so I kind of have an overactive imagination. I also have two cats. Every night when I scoop the litterbox I put the stinkies in a plastic grocery bag and tie it up tight, then I tie up a second plastic bag around the first one to keep the stink inside until I can take them out to the garbage in the morning. » 3/11/14 10:20am 3/11/14 10:20am