It may surprise the loyal readership of the Palm Beach Pet Expo blog to know that more and more pets are making use of golf carts south Florida in the city of Port Charlotte. Actually, nothing probably surprises the loyal readership of the Palm Beach Pet Expo blog at this point. For if you are a loyal reader of this blog then you will know that pets get involved with all manner of human possessions. And when you think about it, this is one of the joys of pet ownership. That is, it is a joy to see pets acting (in some manner) human. Let us explore this phenomenon in more depth.
WHY IT IS A JOY TO SEE A PET OPERATE GOLF CARTS SOUTH FLORIDA
I suppose there is something to be said for the notion that seeing a pet perform a human activity is enjoyable because it is funny. The question then becomes why is this funny? The most reasonable explanation seems to be that pets performing human activities is an unnatural or unexpected event. When one analyzes comedy, it becomes apparent that laughter usually occurs in response to something that is unexpected. But then the question arises as to whether the enjoyment of seeing pets perform human activities is enjoyable because it is funny?
Certainly some of the enjoyment derived from seeing a pet perform a human activity is because it is funny. And we know it is funny because it is out of the ordinary or otherwise unexpected. But could there be some other explanation that operates in concert with this unexpected quality about pets performing human activities that also makes it enjoyable to be a witness to. One possibility is that to see a pet perform a human activity is endearing because it further solidifies the bond between pet and pet owner.