I have found the Ideal Job. In my next life, I want to come back as a Camp Dog. Running around the woods, being petted and fed hot dogs by campers -- that's the life!
Dogs have masters, cats have staff.
If Jesus had had a dog, I can imagine that dog thinking, "Unless I smell him for myself, and feel the touch of his hand and hear my Master's voice, I will not believe." And I believe that the risen Christ would have satisfied his dog that he was risen, indeed.
"Picture windows are kitty TV." -- Phred
Don't Get Personal with a Chicken -- title of a long-ago children's book, on the perils of sentimentality on the farm.