Many of us who have dogs or cats tend to think of them almost as family members, which is one reason that Americans happily spent $53 billion last year on food, veterinary care, chew toys and myriad accessories (such as sporty camouflage-colored harnesses for Chihauhuas). And at one time or another, we've all probably wondered what Princess or Fido is thinking when they stare at us with those big soulful eyes. But now, thanks to a new survey on the state of the U.S. pet population , we now have the answer. They're trying to say, "Can we move to Montana, please?"
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