A Swiss farmer ordered by a court in Zurich to remove his cows' noisy cowbells each night has lost his a peal, er, appeal. The verdict should satisfy neighbors who brought the suit complaining the constant clanging was keeping them up at night.
Giving human characteristics to animals is a perception referred to as “anthropomorphism.” This is the process of giving attribution of human traits, emotions, and intentions to non-human entities and is considered to be an innate tendency of man’s human psychology.
Getting Fido or Socks 'high' might sound like something out of the 60’s, when the Hippie generation was allowing their dogs and cats to inhale what they were exhaling. Second-hand smoke back then was a way of life, and it’s hard to determine now with all of the new knowledge we have regarding marijuana’s medicinal benefits, if it did them any good, or if they just became part of a drug culture’s collateral damage.