When I was a kid, my mom taped one of her favorite documentaries off of PBS. (Remember when we taped TV shows we liked because there was no such thing as a DVR?) The documentary was called "Animals Are Beautiful People," and it showcased the wildlife that lived in Southern Africa.
Those of us you have pets ("Fur Babies" for some) love them just like a member of the family. And just like some members of our family, our pets aren't the cool, sure footed, and confident "people" that they pretend to be. As a matter of fact, some are just clumsy.