It is not necessarily the teeth-bearing, body-twitching, all over kind of a smile, but the contented expression of joy after chasing balls for a half hour.
Cats typically are more aloof. They can be just as loving as a dog, just in a different way.
Others would characterize the dog cat divide in this way: You own a dog. A cat owns you.
Whatever your leanings, dog, cat, hamster or chicken, we hope you will enjoy celebrating the pets entered into the jeffersonpost.com Cutest Pet Contest.
It is going on now.
Log on the jeffersonpost.com, scroll to the pet contest, register and enjoy.
You can add your pet to the mix and we’ll all start voting on the cutest Feb. 7. Then somebody will win cool stuff from Parker Tie, FerrellGas and Windancer Kennells.