What would you do if your pet dog or cat suddenly started to talk to you, but nobody else could hear it? Would you assume you'd gone mad or simply be happy for the company? Would you try to convince your friends and family or would you be satisfied keeping it to yourself?
I would probably conclude I'd gone nuts, but assuming Gomez didn't turn out to be a dick, I'd be happy for the company. Plus, if he could understand me back, it'd make for some interesting conversations (And it'd make it way easier to get him to sit still while I combed him.)
It'd probably break my heart if I could talk to pet rats, though. IT ALREADY HURTS WHEN THEY DIE, DON'T LET ME FIND OUT THEY HAVE QUIRKY CHARMING SENSES OF HUMOR TOO. ;_;
Soul-blackening rage and: derp