10 Ways to Tell if You’re a Crazy Pet Person
We all know people who take their love of pets just a little too far. They can never have enough cats, dogs, birds, or any other exotic animal that catches their eye. They share everything with their pets; they dress them, they show them off and they sometimes treat them even better than their children. Just in case these they refuse to admit it, we put together a list just for this type of person! Check out the Top 10 Ways to Tell if You’re a Crazy Pet Person.
You Own Four or More Pets
You Dress Your Pet in Daily Outfits
You Bring Your Pet Everywhere You Go
Let’s be clear: Pets are not accessories. If your pet has never been home alone, then it’s time to face the fact that you’re most likely a Crazy Pet Person. Lots of people allow pets on their beds and occasionally take the dog out for the day – these people are all perfectly normal. When you and your pet are joined at the hip, and when your pet has a car seat, a stroller, and a Baby Bjorn carrier, your Crazy Pet Person signals are self-evident.
Your Pet is a Constant Staple in Your Profile Picture
If your Facebook profile picture and twitter avatar are always starring your furry friend, then you’re probably leaning on the crazy line. Trust us when we say this: Your friends and followers are not at all interested in what Fluffy or Sprinkles “are doing right now”. It’s time to do some photo cleansing and narrow down to just one photo of your precious pet – everyone will thank you…including your “wittle Woofy”.
You Rack Up Expensive Vet/Salon Bills
Before we even begin here, we know that this is a very touchy subject. No one wants to see a pet suffer and at times it’s necessary to spend a little more than expected to give your pet the care he or she needs to be healthy. However, if your veterinarian’s phone number is on speed dial and your healthy pet visits the vet or salon five times more often then you and your children visit the doctor, then you could qualify as a Crazy Pet Person (and probably a hypochondriac).
You Celebrate Your Pet’s Birthday
Acknowledging your pet’s birthday can occur in different ways. Some people make it a point to show their cat or dog some extra attention; others buy their pets bones, treats or their favorite pet food. Crazy Pet People are the ones who take their pet’s birthday to the next level. They throw a party and send out invitations and they invite friends, neighbors, and their pet’s “buddies” from the local dog park. They force a birthday hat on their pet pals and even buy or make a personalized cake – all to show their pet just how much they love him or her more than anyone else in the whole wide world.
You Have Professional Photos of Your Pet
You Share Plates/Meals with Your Pet
You Proudly Flaunt Your Personalized Pet Gear
You Refer to Your Pet as Your Child
If you believe that reason #1 on this list deserves any explanation, then chances are…(you guessed it) you’re a Crazy Pet Person. By definition, a child is a young human. Period.