It’s that time of year when everyone has made their New Year’s Resolutions and some are already struggling with them. It got me thinking about our ‘fur kids’ and how they must also make resolutions after over-indulgences throughout the holiday season.
‘Fur kids’ were referred to in an article in The Globe and Mail (14/12/12) by Peter Scowen. He was discussing just how “gaga” society is over their ‘pet kids’:
- They eat nothing but the priciest, organic foods.
- If their ‘pet parents’ work- they attend high-end day cares with check-up webcams.
- They travel everywhere with their family (often First Class) and receive routine spa treatments to keep them looking their best.
- Costuming is big (In the USA, 350 million dollars