10 Signs You're Obsessed With Your Pet

Be honest, how many of these can you relate to?

September 6, 2019

That's a picture of me with my Chihuahua named Chimi and I love that dog. He is definitely part of our family, but I can't say I love him more than my own kids! However, that's not the case for some brutally honest parents.

A new survey asked parents who also have pets which one they prefer: Their pet or their kid? According to the NY Post,  34% said they like their pet more. What? It's ok to love your pet and to be obsessed with your furry friend, but more than your own kids? 

Here are the top ten signs you're too obsessed with your pet:


1.  They have their own social media account.  (44% of pet owners said it's over the top.)

2.  You've thrown them a birthday party.

3.  You buy them lots of clothes and accessories.

4.  You'd spend more on a special meal for them than you would for yourself.

5.  They sleep in bed with you most nights. (OK, this one we do.)

6.  You've worn matching outfits before. (Ummm, no.)

7.  You've turned down an invitation to a party or an event because your pet couldn't come with you.

8.  You have more photos of your pet on your phone than any human being.

9.  You've taken them to a pet spa.

10.  You call them your "child" or your "baby." 

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