There is the early case where James saves a bull suffering from sunstroke by running cold water from a hose to cool him down. James notes that it was very satisfying to see the bull thoroughly enjoying the soaking.
Siegfried's wedding present to James: Making him a partner in the practice.
An elderly lady worries that she won't get to see her beloved dog again in heaven if animals don't have souls. James reassures her that if having a soul means being capable of love then many animals have better souls than people do.