Did you know that March 3rd is If Pets Had Thumbs Day? If not, you probably aren’t alone! This may not be a very well-known holiday, but it certainly is a fun one. What do you think would happen if our furry friends had opposable thumbs? In this article, a local vet offers a few educated guesses.
We’re pretty sure that, if Fido and Fluffy had thumbs, they would waste no time figuring out how to open packages of food. Needless to say, if our four-legged pals could pop open a can of food whenever they wanted to, we’d probably start seeing a lot more chubby dogs and cats!
If dogs and cats had thumbs, they would probably enjoy opening doors, so they could go in and out at will. Of course, our feline pals might just open and close the door for no reason at all. We also wouldn’t put it past Fluffy to lock the dog out. As for our canine pals, well, Fido would most likely be thrilled to figure out that he could unclip his leash, or open the gate in the back yard!