I often think that about my dogs. Dinner is sooo important to them. Preparing a meal at my house is sort of like performing in a theater, they form a semi-circle around the prep area, lay down, and watch. They never clap, though.
If you need something, ask God. If you don't, thank Him.
I'll bet they all give you a good face washing tho". Not much better IMHO. :-) Our kitty eats every meal at the same time we do!! She decided that she wanted her meals that way and by gosh I give it to her every time. :-)
Our kitty has recently decided he wants his hand-fed treats everytime I start to make dinner. He's not known as the "king cat" for nothing. It's hard to turn him down. Yes, I wash my hands after.