Pets / Animals : Is Owning a Pet a Luxury?

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  1. Destee

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    Peace and Blessings Family,

    I think owning a pet is a luxury ... sorta ... i mean ... it costs so much money!

    Raising babies as a Single Mother ... i can remember many a day thinking ... why am i feeding this animal?!

    Don't even talk about vet bills ... please ... i got stories i could tell ... !!!

    Is owning a pet a luxury in your opinion ... or just an every day normal thing even poor people can do?

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    Some pets have their own health insurance ... in case yall did not know ... :look:

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    In the Spirit of Sankofa,




    ... Well look, listen... its a Recession going on now and its hard enough to feed people, less known pets Sister Destee, lol... And as far as Insurance goes, if them pets can't sign up under Obama Care, I'm sorry for em... ROFL



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  4. Destee

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    I don't think everyone is in a recession Brother Clyde ... and ... folk think of their pets like their own selves ... Members of the Family ... so the lines get blurred ... make'n sure they get what they need and stuff.

    I think it depends on who the person is ... their circumstances ... whether they think it is a luxury or not.

    For me, it would be a luxury.

    For someone more able, it would not be.

    Some folk have pets for emotional support ... doctor ordered ... and i guess that wouldn't be a luxury either.

    iono ... i guess it just depends ... but it sounds like you won't be feed'n no animals from your plate ... huh? ... :)

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    ... Good points Sister Destee, very good points... I guess its still some folk out there with money, lol... Correct my sister, ain't feeding no more rug rats, they all grown and gone... ROFL



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    wouldn't taking care of a child be just as expensive as taking care of a pet, whether it's luxury or not? some people have children just to get assistance for the state or to hit their man up child support instead of just plain keeping their legs closed and going out and finding a job. which to me, spells luxury. just like a lot of people choose to have children, some of us choose to get a pet and take care of it, with no motive behind it really. Like you say though, it depends on how each looks at it because we all look at it differently.
     
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    It just depends on what pet you get.

    legit-writer is right tho. The expenses is less cheaper having a pet than having kids. Dog shots is $35, dog food is reasonably cheap and you can find anything in the house for dog accessories. But thats only for one dog. Multiple pets can be expensive. .
     
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    yeah so i am happy with how it is.
     
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    update on my two bunnies I told you about. Midnight passed away yesterday morning from an illness he had when I first got him, and unfortunately it also determined my first born, Cadbury's fate as well. They are both in a better place. I will miss both of them dearly, especially Cadbury. We always had a special bond, no matter how good or bad he was behaving at times. I love you both, and I will never forget you.

    Also, the pet store felt really bad for my loss of Midnight, so they gave me an Angora Rabbit. It's white, so I named him Alaska. He is so furry and cute, and sweet. I will have to look for him someone to play with so he doesn't get bored and lonely.
     
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    I suppose having children could be considered a luxury too.

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