Whether cat people or dog people, we all think we have relationships with our pets. But do our pets feel the same way? Can we ever really know how our animals see us, or are our relationships with them ultimately a leap of faith? This marker-on-glass animated short uses interviews to explore the depth and limitations of human-pet relationships, and how we communicate, feel for and understand each other.

A film by Tess Martin

Music by Spencer Thun

Color Correction by Charlie Daugherty

Amanda Potter
Brandon LaPrade Bye
Craig Thompson
Krizten Breiderich
Susie Tennant
Stephen and Linda Martin
René Puanani Hirata

Special thanks to
Susie Tennant and Stephen Martin
for sharing their stories

Thank you for letting me into your animals' spaces:

Julia Montagnet
Amanda Potter
Sarah Stuteville
Sam & Sandra Sakura
Louis and Georgia Watanabe
Cassidy Dimon
Marisa Vitiello and Tom Yoder

This film was made possible by:

City of Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs
Artist Trust
I-Park Foundation Residency

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