A dog can bite me.
A cat can scratch me.
A grizzly bear could maul me critically
and maybe even kill me possibly,
but I would never ever take it personally.
I love all animals unconditionally,
and if any animal were to be put down tragically
due to any injury that they may have inflicted upon me,
it would truly upset me absolutely
because I'd be the one at fault, the true guilty party.
I communicated my intentions to them wrong obviously
and they reacted not with malice but instinctively only.
We tend to forget that they are a complete separate specie
and cannot think or reason like you and me.
They simply don't have that capability.
Coexistence through understanding them is the key
and falls not upon them, but is our responsibility only.