Station: [23] Humans living with animals

“That people let dogs and cats into the house at night may not surprise you. But did you know that farmers would keep valuable horses and cows in their farmsteads in the 16th century? Rather useful during the winter months; the animals give off enough heat for the people to be snug and warm. Some animals do have to stay outside though: pigs, sheep and goats, for instance. They are much too smelly for farmers to let them into the house...”