Cats are usually pretty indifferent to the emotions of lesser creatures such as dogs and humans. Dogs on the other hand will flip out just because you walked outside to get the paper and came back. In other words, they’re easily impressed.
When Bow-Z the dog went away for 10 whole days, his friend Jasper the cat was pretty bummed. But when Bow-Z came back, everything is pretty much the opposite of what you would expect.