What Tina Fey Wants Nothing To Do With, I Can't Live Without

Tina Fey is witty, smart, and brilliant, but her hate of animals keeps me from enjoying her.   

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“I have no affinity for animals,” she writes in Bossypants. I don't dislike animals and wouldn't kill them; I just don't care about them."  

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Huh? I don't get that thinking. I know you can live without pets or animal contact, but why? Animals enrich our life. Consider birds' melodies or animals' lessons on patience, empathy, generosity, and resilience.  

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I treasure cats and would never live without them. For a year in the UCLA dorms, I lived without cats. Those catless days were bleak.   

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Cats console me when I'm blue, teach me to care for others, and offer me unconditional affection.  

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Is pet ownership always fun? Absolutely not. Cats are autonomous, yet they fight and get sick and need their caregivers to feed, clean their litter boxes, brush them, and take them to the vet. No matter how hard my cats work,   

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Dana, my friend, was living alone with her pure white Alaskan Klee Kai puppy until many serious health conditions took over.   

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She struggled to care for herself, let alone her energetic dog Snowy. Dana gave up Snowy because she didn't have the energy or skills to be a good dog mom. She told me her decision, which crushed my heart and was probably terrible.  

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