What a bizarro universe.
Pardon my Neanderthal thinking but animals are LOWER than humans and that fact shouldn't need any special recognition.
What's next, voting rights for my cats?
"I know thy works, that thou art neither cold, nor hot. I would thou wert cold, or hot. But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, nor hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth." Revelation 3:15-16