Pets to many of us are more than simple possessions or legal property but are partners in life, with true dignity and family status. They are loved like children and respected with the same integrity any human being has. This is why such a loss is so painful
The article, Are dogs part of family or just property?, John Wilcox states,
“For Adela Lopez, the death of her dog, Simon, was more than simply the loss of property.
“That was her child. That’s why this is so hard,” said Lopez’s attorney, Bernard Klimist. “People forget: For a lot of people, their pets are their children.”
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