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Heavy Petting

July 15th, 2009 | 0 comments | Posted by Diana

Word on the street is that China is experiencing a massive pet boom: skyrocketing numbers of folks toting around their furry friends, millions of dollars worth of increased dog food consumption, and an explosion of animal specialty stores across the country.

In the States, Jen and I live in LA, and we are both happy/obsessed dog owners in a land of frivolous dog ownership. We’re surrounded by stores like “Puppies and Babies” and “Bitch and Hound” and “K9 Loft” that babysit dogs with mounted webcams and offer designer doggy athletic shoes and animal raincoats (for less than $400, wow!).

I live for animals in outfits. I adore animal mohawks. I actually think that many of our pet friends truly enjoy having a hoodie if their owner has a hoodie, a pedicure if their nails need a-trimming, doggy yoga if they’re not feeling centered, a cashmere sweater if they’re a skinny little thing that gets shivery.

But this shit?


It’s really fucked.

Really, it would be kinder to eat the poor little fuckers.

[via Best Week Ever]
[Financial Express: Pet Industry Never Had It So Good in China]

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Thanks, Jasmine!

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