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I Love My Pets

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    My Pets And Me

    As a kid, we never had any pets at my house. Sure, I had some fish at my grandparents' place, but I wanted a -real- pet I could touch and play with and love. At first I wanted a dog. I distinctly remember being someplace where I got to meet a dog, apparently one we were...
    voltianqueen voltianqueen 18-21, F Jun 4, 2013

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    I Almost Have Always Had Pets

    My first pet that was mine (not family)  was Sam.  A Cockerspanial mut.  I got him from down the street,  before I even started school.  He was my best friend.  Every where I went he followed ( back then there was no leash law) Every where.  When I rode my bike to the...
    1changingheart 1changingheart 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 8, 2012

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    Teaching All Over Again

    Last night,my brother took me shopping and we got me a new cockatiel, cage,cover and cuttlebone. The one I chose came up to the glass enclosure he and his sibling were in and tried to "bond" with me, but he's been quiet since I brought him home. I have to coax him all over again...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Apr 22, 2013

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    I Love My Pets

    I love my Onyx he my baby realky he a dog but my God children gave him to me to take the place of my children which grew up and move out he acts a lot like s child he wears shirts ever day and he normal goes everywhere i go love him so much
    Leesajane Leesajane 46-50, F Sep 14, 2013

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    Doggy That Diagnosed Me!

    My lil chuhuahua and I are so bonded. She does what she can to try and communicate what she wants to me- If her water dish is empty she will nudge it over to me w her nose. If she wants a cracker she will find an old one she hid, bring it over, drop it in my lap & look up at me...
    Frazzill Frazzill 46-50, F 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    I'm happy that my pet can't talk,

    they know too much.
    mynameyouask mynameyouask 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    My Two Chihuahuas

    I have two wonderful dogs that I love very much. They are both different ages, one is 5 months old and is a blue chihuahua and the other is a one year old applehead. They keep me company and make me so happy when Im with them. I just love and adore them.
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 5 Responses Nov 2, 2008

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    I hate it when people come to my house

    and ask me to lock my dog in her cage just because they don't like dogs. It's ridiculous! My dog lives here, this is her home too! Nobody needs to be locked in a room because their parents friends don't like seeing them right?
    jlej jlej 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Oliver the Hamster Seodha the Dog and Puss My Gay Cat

    i was always lonley at home as i have no brothers and sisters so one day i could not stand it any more and went out and got a cat a georgous cat he is ginger tabby little boy i loved him at first sight he was mine as soon as i brought him home he warmed up to me completly and...
    jellytots09 jellytots09 16-17 1 Response Jun 5, 2009

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    All of them. I have lost count of exactly how

    many that might be. In brief too many!
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Feb 8

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    ohhla ohhla 36-40 1 Response Apr 11

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    Went To The Vets To Bring My Dog Home

    My dog sparky had been acting droopy and listless which is unusual. He is one of these dogs that are bouncy and wiggly and always up and bright eyed and bushy tailed as thay say. i took him to the vet and they gave him a shot and and kept him for observation for a couple...
    buddygirl1939 buddygirl1939 70+ Aug 26, 2013

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    My 2 Furry Angels!!

    We adopted our Molly from North Shore Animal Laugue In Long Island Ny 9 years ago. She is a Husky Collie mix. I never had a dog growing up. We wanted our kids to experience it. She is the heart of my soul!!! An agel covered in fur. Then last January I decided we needed a kitty...
    jillsiedenburg jillsiedenburg 41-45 4 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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    My Guineapig

    love my babyx hes cute but bossy haha
    candypink777 candypink777 46-50, F Jun 19, 2013

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    Love Her.

    I have a toy poodle, and I adore her! She may be a stupid, moronic,Annoying dog, but Atleast she's my stupid,moronic,annoying dog. And I Wouldn't have it any other way!!<3!
    zoey211 zoey211 13-15, F Jun 5, 2013

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    My Pets!!!!

    I love pets because they are life and got personalities!!!!! The best reason I love about pets is that they are always with you no matter what!!!!! :D Also I think its amazing when my dogs knows when im not okay and is in pain so they stay on my lap all day! :')
    MilweePisces MilweePisces 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 6, 2010

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    My cat's injured

    I love my pets... just this week, my cats paw was hit by my fathers car.. I was away at that time, and now that I'm home I haven't done anything!.. i was planning on taking him to the vet today but i wasn't able to find him.. he's like protecting his leg.. uugghhh!! i hate it!! I...
    aljada aljada 18-21, F Dec 5, 2013

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    A Greyhound Came Home!

    On the 18 December 2008. I went to Nyborg railway station in anticipation and exitement as I was there to pick up my new family member. A greyhound who was at the end of his racing career. I had found him on the net and had an engagement with his owner as to where we should meet...
    greydk greydk 46-50, F 6 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    How Much Cats Actually Kill?

    Recently researchers at the University of Georgia and National Geographic published the results of a study where they attached small cameras to the house cats and monitored their outdoor activities. This is what they founded: One in three cats killed pray. Of these...
    juliana9 juliana9 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 25, 2013

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    My Cats And My Guide Dog

    They are the world to me, I have a little black female cat and a gold male cat and a black Labrador guide dog and they all get along well together. The day so much happier with them.
    HightlightBear HightlightBear 41-45, M 4 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    Even the most perfect relationships have off-

    days but women might love their pets just that little bit more'Perhaps a frustration for women is also that they expect less of their pets but are still rewarded with endless affection and loyalty.One in ten women prefer their pets to their partners a new survey has found'Pets...
    samanthathegreat samanthathegreat 31-35, F 8 Responses Feb 8

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    Somebody's Here

    I love pets and one evening was crazy with laughter, we had two basset hounds, 1 jumps off the couch and runs to the door -starts sniffin and waggin her tail, the other one ted drops this big ol chew stick he's got(pigs ear) and trots over to sniff - and the girly dog lunges...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Blessed With A Morkie

    It had been 10 years since I had a dog, and last year I decided I was ready to get a dog again. My significant other with a long list of allergies was not too thrilled about the idea. Knowing how much it means to me to have pets in my life she agreed to let me have a dog. The...
    amoryalegria79 amoryalegria79 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 19, 2011

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    Getting My Bunny

    Years after waiting and waiting, my parents finally told me I could get a pet bunny. I got her at the humane society and named her Cinnamon. I still have her now and I love her dearly. She is actually right next to me now. the reason I picked her was because she was chewing on my...
    GMK333 GMK333 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    My Dog Buddy

    Hi, My name is Jessica and I just got a dog named Buddy! He is a Husky pup, He brings so much joy into my life and helps me not to be so bored anymore. Buddy keeps me so busy and is a great way for me to stop thinking about food all the time and do something fun. I used to...
    Jesi1 Jesi1 26-30, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2012

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    Pet Lover Alert: New Loss Of Ep Feature The Ep Pet Module :(

    Hi EPeeps, I want to share a letter I recieve from EPArsineh regarding what we can expect, so without further ado here it is , verbatim. "Hello-- I noticed that you are enjoying the EP Pet feature. I have a pet myself. 'Tiger' is a chihuahua/terrier mix. He lives with my...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 6 Responses Nov 20, 2012

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    The Difference Between Cats and Dogs (diary Edition)

    The Pet Diaries -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Excerpts from a Dog's Diary 8:00 am - Dog food! My favorite thing! 9:30 am - A car ride! My favorite thing! 9:40 am - A walk in the park! My favorite thing! 10:30 am...
    videodemon videodemon 26-30, M 2 Responses Apr 10, 2008

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    Yup. At home we have 2 English shepherd (mom

    and son), 2 schnauzers (boyfriend and girlfriend), one pug (lmao), 2 parrots, and 2 cats. Love them all. Except the little parrot. He steals your food ¬¬.
    jafetgx jafetgx 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    My Pets Are In Heaven

    Right before Christmas in 2008 I lost my house to a fire. I also lost my beloved pets in that house fire. Tootsie and Blue were my two year old Beagles. They were sisters. They were my babies before I had a baby! They were two beautiful dogs, and I loved them very much...
    meganpetlover18 meganpetlover18 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    Gerbils!!!

    i have three gerbils, all of whom are head cases.   then again, i'd probably be one if i had to live in a cage all the time!  once Dusty got loose and stayed free for 20 hours...  he was none too pleased when i finally captured him! i love them 'cause they...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 5, 2007

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    Chilean Rodentia

    Ooh, I have the cutest oddest pets named Jac and Fred. They are Degus, and they are great. They are like chinchillas and rats, but much nicer, more friendly, and they don't smell. They are very intelligent, and have a particular way they like to keep their cage. They are sweet...
    Cinderelly Cinderelly 36-40, F 21 Responses Sep 18, 2007

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    Many Different Critters

    I have an adorable parakeet and a bearded dragon. We helped him recover from metabolic bone disease and he's still with us!!! Also, I have a lion head rabbit... She's extremely fuzzy :) In the past I've had a giant millipede, hissing cockroach, fish, many birds, and various...
    ThePuckBunny ThePuckBunny 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2013

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    I Am An Animal Lover.

    All my life I have had a pet or pets as my dear loving friends and family members. my very first pet was a little white rabbit named Thumper (after the character in the Disney movie Bambi). he came to me in a round about way from my best friends mother. it was my 5th birthday and...
    buddygirl1939 buddygirl1939 70+ Aug 25, 2013

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    Two Dogs

    I have a Cairn Terrier named 'Chuey' (short for Chewbacca) and a Corgi named 'Dala' (short for Amadala). Do you sense a theme here? My previous dog was a Corgi named 'Obi.' :-D
    musicbook musicbook 56-60, M 4 Responses Jun 24, 2011

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    Parker Got Better

    Well my dog parker did get better. W gave him the Medications the vet gave us for him. at first he had a bare spot where the hair began to fall off of his hind quarters. then tho in the next two or three days it seemed to grow back out and the bare spot dissapeared. so...
    buddygirl1939 buddygirl1939 70+ Oct 5, 2013

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    I have always been a bird lover.

    I have two lovebirds the male is a peach faced lovebird and the girl is personata (blue with a black face) they have a cage but just for sleeping or when they are alone at home. They can fly around and play freely. The peach faced Love bird is my favorite. He even takes a nap...
    peachfacelovebird peachfacelovebird 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 14

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    I Love My Pets

    Even though i dont live with my dad (who has the dogs) our pit bull Remi is always the one too greet me first. He likes to "talk" to us. He is just so damn goofy. When ever i was sad, he would always come in my room and just sit and look at me. Then when he knew i was feeling...
    keikobabe92 keikobabe92 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2012

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    MeowRen MeowRen 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 27

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    Fishy Fishy Fishy

    I have pet fish, or should I say my fiance has pet fish. He bought a pirate boat decoration for a hundred freakin dollars. Oh my gosh! Any ways. so one fish takes over the hundred dollar ship that is in two pieces that looks like it broke in two. Now I think that totally sucks...
    joslyn joslyn 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 13, 2007

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    Mithu The Parrot (who Thought He Was A Dog)

    One day while coming home from work, my wife found a group of urchins having fun with something. Drawing close, she found it was a little bird. She gave the urchins a piece of her mind and 'purchased' the bird and got it home. That bird was a parrot,it was severly damaged, the...
    Blott Blott 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    I have the two most amazing dogs !

    I have a German Shepard crossed with Akita. He's a massive dog, people think he looks intimidating and scary, but he's the biggest teddy bear you'll ever meet!! He's a big sucker for belly rubs !! And I have a mini dashchund. I love them both so much. They're so different and so...
    ilovemydashchund ilovemydashchund 22-25, F Dec 16, 2013

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    Roxie Dog

    I first saw Roxie on the Lost Dogs Home website. She was skinny, she looked like a bobble head, with big ears. She looked like a fox and I instantly wanted her to be a part of our family. My other dog, Ellie, and I went the next day to the shelter to meet her. It was a Saturday...
    CosmicLucidity CosmicLucidity 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 2, 2011

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    Parents really need to be on the alert

    as to what your kids are seeing in Facebook. Here is an example of a Facebook page that is making the rounds throughout Facebook. It's called a crush video. Three teenage girls crush little puppies to death by stomping on them with their bare feet. My teenage boys cried when...
    dad4teens dad4teens 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 25, 2013

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    Dogs, Cat, And A Bird

    Well that pretty much says it all, a german shepherd, a lab, and one that looks like a giant pit bull who came from the pound, plus a kitten and a parakeet! A lot of work but I wouldn't trade them for anything. they help keep me sane.They can always make me smile no matter what...
    wishicouldleave wishicouldleave 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 12, 2012

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    Meow

    I've been wondering how this cat gets on my roof. He's an interesting little thing. I find myself talking to him like a person because his eyes are super creepy and human-like. He's the neighborhood cat, I'm told. He belongs to no one. I heard from different people that his name...
    ConspicuouslyNormal ConspicuouslyNormal 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 6, 2012

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    I have a cat, a dog, a snake,

    three rats, and I'm thinking of getting a lizard or maybe a turtle.
    stitchedupdoll stitchedupdoll 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    I Remember My Otter....

    Oh my God, i really miss my otter really bad...its been about 6 to 7 years now i have set him free to the river because i cant keep him forever with me... He is super duper cute and heavy eater too, if i am late to feed him with the raw fishes, he will cry out aloud, sometime...
    Ashida Ashida 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 21, 2012

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    Lots Of Pets To Love

    So I have a lot of pets 3 dogs and two cats. All of my dogs are Austrailian sheltie's named Callie,Blu, and Shea. Then my two cats are elmo and cookie they are siamese cats, I love all of my pets! My dogs are very intelligent ! I got my dogs a few years ago when my neighbors dog...
    ariannarene ariannarene 16-17, F May 5, 2013

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    Courages But Stupid Bunny!

    The lil bunny was only few months old when i first met him. One eye blinded, the (fecking) pet shop owner decided to put it to eternal sleep so i decided to buy him regardless what the gobshite said. He grew up with a lot of loves n unfortunately, i spoilt him a bit too much xP...
    XiaoYee XiaoYee 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26, 2011

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    My 2 Puppies

    I had two dogs and now I have one. My weiner dog Larry passed away in June from cancer. It was very painful. It was devastated like I lost my child . Considering the fact I don;t have any real ones of my own. I have a coton de tulear who I love very much. For a while she looked...
    AwesomeAngel AwesomeAngel 22-25, F 11 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    Our Little Farm

    I love all of our furkids and we have quite a few. Here's a break down. Two dogs. Sam is a red tick coonhound. Estimated age of 6. I found him nearly dead on a hiking trail in the mountains and carried him 2 miles on my shoulders. Victor is our neurotic 7 year old Feist. He...
    Bittersweetlace Bittersweetlace 31-35, F May 18, 2013

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    They Say It Is Not Alright To Have A Favorite Child But Is It Alright To Have A Favorite Pet?

    I have several cats and two dogs but by far my favorite animal is my male wolf dog, he is a very large sweet beast and he is drop dead gorgeous! He is by far the most attentive to my moods and needs as when I am depressed he will always come up to me and be very sweet and...
    Chelebub Chelebub 51-55, F Aug 17, 2013

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    I love all my pets! I would never give em up

    for the world. Lets see i have 8 pets. I know it sounds like alot, but to me it isnt. I have Sammy. He is 2yrs an weighs about 65 pounds, and he is a english springer spaniel. I rescued him off the streets in Dallas, Texas. When i rescued him, he was 15 weeks. I have Molly...
    cutiepie258 cutiepie258 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Even though my cat is a bit of an *** sometimes

    she's still the sweetest at times :) my dog is also the kindest and most energetic dog ever! She's so sweet and playful it makes me feel sad because I know shes getting older and less active :(
    Tabithaaa Tabithaaa 16-17, F Feb 4

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    boysxkissingx boysxkissingx 22-25, F Mar 6

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    Softened A Harden Heart

    Almost 2 years ago I was in a loveless relationship.  He kept telling me my expectation were unrealistic and that I needed to except that this is the way things are.  Me being a recovering drug addict , I usually want something outside of myself to fix the way that I feel...
    staceylee099 staceylee099 31-35 1 Response Sep 20, 2011

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