In a Chapter 17 footnote, Mr. Wood’s animal caresses are described as having “problematic sexual overtones that link his domination to sexual conquest”. Do we agree with this?
Are there any “crazy cat ladies” with partners? Is that possible?
What do we think about kinship between human and non-human animals?
Is it helpful or not helpul to animal welfare causes to understand animals “as surrogates for or reflections of oppressed humans”?