You've got to go with what feels instinctive and true to your heart, and filter out all of the other stuff.
I find shopping too stressful. I get hot and flustered and irritated and feel sick after I've bought something.
I love escaping into film, because everyday life I find quite troublesome. So any excuse to go into a cinema and say goodbye to the world for a couple of hours, or in a book or whatever, is great.
I think that there are many aspects to the relationship between humans and animals. But briefly, humans appear to have always been fascinated by them from the time of cave paintings and before.
I have a cat. When I was younger, I had a guinea pig.