marko i agree on your point of view that our pets are kings and queens of our hearts and our homes, HOWEVER, it seems we rarely have contexts in which to use these emoticons, you know? but we are often looking for others to help express what we are trying to say... the purple "upset" guy (not as sad as :sad: yet not as happy as
) was used alot, why did you take him away?
many of us would LOVE a "drooly" guy, to show interest in a certain pet for adoption, a food, somebody's new toy or furkid, etc... or a "poke fun" emoticon, we have
which IMO repeat themselves... just a few suggestions on my part