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Having goats is like having a flock of dogs. They each have their individual personality. We walk our goats up in the woods just about every day and they follow, they come, they know their names when they want to. If they're in a good mood or you've done something to ingratiate yourself with them they'll lick you on the cheek. If they're mad at you they'll just ignore you. They're very companionable. If you look at the history of goat-keeping, there's all these photos of women in Europe along the roadside with a goat on a leash, then there are some rather lascivious sculptures from Pompeii of people having sex with a goat. So humans and goats have had this thing going on for a long time.