Have questions about your Medicare options? AARP's Medicare Resource Center can help.

Reply
Info Seeker +
0
Kudos
3437
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

3,437 Views
Message 11 of 24

Yes always and we even buy our daughters birds/guinea pigs gifts.  It is Christmas and we would never leave our little loves out. 

Report Inappropriate Content
0
Kudos
3437
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
3331
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

3,331 Views
Message 12 of 24

We buy special treats for our dog and cats. We also buy toys and donate them to local rescue groups

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
3331
Views
Info Seeker
2
Kudos
3383
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

3,383 Views
Message 13 of 24

Yes, I also made her a steamed hamburger mixed with her dog food for her 9th birthday yesterday. She got a new dog toy, a dog biscuit and we sing happy birthday to her too.

Report Inappropriate Content
2
Kudos
3383
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
3038
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

3,038 Views
Message 14 of 24

When I was a kid growing up, my family had two dogs.  My father liked to get our dogs dog toys and feed them steak for a week.  That was their Christmas gifts.  I believe this is a good thing to do because dogs are part of the family too.

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
3038
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
2888
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

2,888 Views
Message 15 of 24

My cats are not pets, they are more like family!  So of course, we buy them gifts... and we selfishly enjoy every minute of them playing around with them! 

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2888
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
2581
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

2,581 Views
Message 16 of 24

@AARPTeri wrote:

A lot of people buy their pets holiday gifts, are you one of them?  How do you feel about buying gifts for friend

 

It wouldn't be Christmas if my Matoska (my Parsons jack Russell) didn't get presents. Besides crocheting her beautiful sweaters, hats, scarves, and toys she get homemade cookies and whatever Santa brings her 😋.And yes,hide though packages cuz she will find them and open them many times before Christmas.

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2581
Views
Valued Social Butterfly
1
Kudos
2552
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

2,552 Views
Message 17 of 24

Of course.  Pets are family members too.  The cats get new catnip toys and maybe a new "chase" toy. Sometimes a new bed, if the old one is looking shabby or losing stuffing.  I have "Goddogs" too, and they get a new Nylabone or Kong and a box of dog treats.

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2552
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
2564
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

2,564 Views
Message 18 of 24

Absolutely, me pets are my family.  

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2564
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
2559
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

2,559 Views
Message 19 of 24

  Yes all 3 of tgem they are family and give so much love why would you not?

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2559
Views
Info Seeker
1
Kudos
2486
Views

Re: Do you buy your pet a gift for the holidays?

2,486 Views
Message 20 of 24

Of course we do!  That certainly makes Christmas for us!  Our bichon looks for something under the tree.  Her excitement is priceless! 

Report Inappropriate Content
1
Kudos
2486
Views