We love being closer to nature. It seems almost everyone loves animals, but it is not at all obvious why. Pets, for example, can cost a lot of money. They need feeding, cleaning, vaccinations, and supervision. Yet this is not a chore to millions of pet owners, it is a pleasure.
In fact, in the UK alone, almost half of the population own some sort of animal, and the dog and cat food industry has a market value of around 2.5 billion pounds.
That’s a lot of food, and a lot of hungry dogs and cats.
So even in these hard economic times, why do millions of people continue to fork out to pay for their animals? Read More