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Darling Pets

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This poll is about our pets and how we interact with them

Do you own at least one pet?

25% (8) Yes, I own one or more cats
32% (10) Yes, I own one or more dogs
38% (12) Yes, I own both
3% (1) No, I don't own a pet but would like to
0% (0) No, I don't care to own a pet

31 voters have answered this question.

How do you see your pet?

59% (19) My pet is like my child
68% (22) My pet is my best friend
21% (7) My pet is just a pal for occasional fun
43% (14) My pet is spoiled rotten
3% (1) I don't take that much care/time with my pet
31% (10) My pet is the boss around here
3% (1) I don't have a pet but if I did, it'd be spoiled
0% (0) I don't have a pet and don't want one

32 voters have answered this question.

What is true about your pet?

43% (14) He/she sleeps with me often or always
78% (25) He/she is very attached to me
37% (12) My pet has a better life than I do!!
56% (18) I love my pet more than I do most people
18% (6) One or more of my pet (s) is somewhat distance
3% (1) I just basically feed it
3% (1) I don't have a pet
0% (0) I thought that thing was just a dust bunny

32 voters have answered this question.

My pet is:

81% (26) Adorable
12% (4) Not so adorable but loved anyway
0% (0) Not much to look at and it hinders my loving it
3% (1) Downright ugly and I think it makes it special
0% (0) Ugly as sin and I hate it
3% (1) Don't own a pet (for the millionth time)

32 voters have answered this question.

For cat owners only

47% (9) Cats are better than dogs
31% (6) I like cats and dogs both but cats are my favorite
5% (1) I wish I had a dog (or other pet) instead of a cat
5% (1) My cat(s)are lazy and boring
57% (11) My cat(s)are fun and/or cuddly
73% (14) I think my cat(s) are smart
52% (10) I'd save every homeless cat if I could
0% (0) I don't think cats are that smart but they're fun

19 voters have answered this question.

For dog owners only (you can have other pets too but must own a dog to reply) Check all that apply

69% (16) My dog is smart, it's like he/she can read my mind
69% (16) My dog is adorable
56% (13) My dog stays indoors and is part of the family
8% (2) I keep my dog in a fenced in area
4% (1) I keep my dog on a chain in the yard
8% (2) I physically punish my dog when he/she is bad
34% (8) My dog can be a stinker but I get over it quickly
56% (13) I could talk about my dog for hours

23 voters have answered this question.

About fun and games

77% (24) I play with my pet frequently
9% (3) I rarely play with him/her
3% (1) No pet to play with but I would if I could
0% (0) No pet and I'm glad
6% (2) I toss it a toy mouse or rubber bone on occasion
3% (1) Play? My pet's too lazy to move, much less play

31 voters have answered this question.

What do you feed your critter? (check up to three please)

13% (4) Whatever is on sale
46% (14) A premium pet food
76% (23) Pet food and sometimes people food as a treat
53% (16) Pet treats from the store
3% (1) I fix his/her own food from scratch
10% (3) He/she eats only table scraps
10% (3) Whatever he/she drags home is dinner

30 voters have answered this question.

What sex is your pet?

35% (11) Male(s)
12% (4) Females(s)
45% (14) I have both
3% (1) My pet is sexless (poor thing)
3% (1) No pet to speak of

31 voters have answered this question.

Let's talk about names!

20% (6) My critter(s) have goo-goo names (like "puffy")
40% (12) I call my pet(s) by human names (like "Fred")
23% (7) I have several pets and their name types vary
6% (2) My darling(s) have many nicknames (prissy, priss pie, etc.)
6% (2) I call him/her "hey cat" or "hey dog"
3% (1) I don't have a pet (I'm tired of saying this)

30 voters have answered this question.

What do you do to/with your pet on a regular (or somewhat regular) basis? Check all that apply please

51% (15) Go for walks
93% (27) Stroke and rub him/her
72% (21) Have em in my lap
17% (5) Bathe him/her (yikes)
24% (7) Bathe him/her and it's fun
93% (27) Give them treats
44% (13) Take them on drives and fun places
58% (17) Sleep with them
48% (14) Play games like tug-of-war or fetch
10% (3) Put them in a crate or another room a good bit
17% (5) Nothing, my pet just sleeps or has his/her own fun

29 voters have answered this question.

What do you think other people think of your pet(s)?

24% (7) They tolerate them but aren't affectionate
68% (20) They tend to like them a great deal & pet them
6% (2) They try to ignore them when they visit me
10% (3) Some people think I should get rid of my pet(s)
17% (5) At least one person hates my pet(s)
27% (8) Other people should mind their own business!

29 voters have answered this question.

Would you get rid of your pet?

24% (7) Not unless I had absolutely no choice
65% (19) Never, no matter what!
6% (2) Yes, if they became a problem for me
3% (1) Yes, I'm thinking of it anyway

29 voters have answered this question.

What's the bad side to pet ownership for you? Check what u want

31% (9) Noise
48% (14) Cleaning litter boxes and/or potty accidents
10% (3) Keeping them clean
17% (5) Vet bills
24% (7) The money they cost me
6% (2) They get in my way or cramp my lifestyle too much
24% (7) They demand too much attention
17% (5) It makes it hard to have a clean home
13% (4) I can't have home decor because they break things
79% (23) Even with the bad, I still want/love my pet
0% (0) The bad side is a serious problem for me right now
0% (0) I may get rid of my pet for one of these reasons

29 voters have answered this question.

This poll has centered around dogs/cats. Do you have a different kind of pet instead of a dog/cat?

26% (7) Yes, and I'm disappointed it wasn't included
23% (6) Yes, but I don't care that the poll was biased
7% (2) No, but other pets should've been in the poll
42% (11) No, and I don't care that it's a dog/cat only poll

26 voters have answered this question.

Do you think pets are good for people?

100% (30) Yes, they provide emotional support and love
0% (0) No, we'd do fine without them

30 voters have answered this question.

What would you like to see happen as far as pets are concerned (check all u want)?

65% (19) More housing opportunities for pet owners
62% (18) More healthcare options (specialties etc)for pets
75% (22) More pet-friendly places to go with my pet(s)
58% (17) More tolerance by people who don't care for pets
65% (19) Stricter laws for animal abuse
58% (17) More money for shelters and/or spay & neuter
72% (21) Lower vet/medicine prices so it's affordable
48% (14) Stricter laws governing care of one's pet(s)
3% (1) Nothing, everything is fine
17% (5) Other (please post a message & tell us)

29 voters have answered this question.

On a final note, would you risk your life to save your pet?

41% (13) Yes, I wouldn't want to live if my pet died
9% (3) No, I'd just have to go on without him/her
38% (12) It depends but I'd seriously think about it
6% (2) It depends but I doubt I would
3% (1) I'd never consider risking my life for a pet

31 voters have answered this question.

This poll was created on 2006-05-16 03:40:20 by Puddin
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