Today I learned that my cat has an autoimmune disorder that causes her cornea to be inflamed. Now she has to have a topical steroid applied twice a day, with remission of her symptoms as the goal. About a month ago I learned that I have an autoimmune disorder that is causing my cornea to be inflamed. For months I have been using a topical steroid multiple times a day, with remission of my symptoms as the goal.

If this doesn’t convince you that pets and their owners share similar traits I don’t know what will!