Today I was doing a job for my dad ripping down some sheetrock. There was a mouse family in part of it. The babies were scrambling to their mother riding on her back as she fled. One of the dogs killed 2 of the babies.

My dad and my friend just laughed, I kinda laughed too. I know they won't think twice about it, but it makes me sad. I've always had a big heart for animals (often too big) and now I'm sad.

Besides fear, do you guys think mice have the capacity to feel and mourn the loss of a sibling or child? I know people set traps and exterminate mice, but to me they aren't really pests that much. :?

I dunno. All I know is I feel sad