Nigel’s Case of Feline Calicivirus
I adopted an adorable little grey/white tabby named "Nigel" in…
This time of year, we’re all hustling and bustling to and fro to find the perfect gift for the special people in our lives. And for some, you may think the perfect gift is a furry little ball of unconditional love with a tail that just never stops wagging. But if you give a puppy or kitten as a gift, you’re also giving the recipient an immense responsibility. While conventional wisdom holds that giving pets as gifts is strictly taboo, there are some situations where such a gift may be welcome.
While conventional wisdom holds that giving pets as gifts is strictly taboo, there are some situations where such a gift may be welcome. For the purposes of this blog, we’ll assume that if you’re giving a puppy or kitten to your own children, you know what you’re in for and have considered this gift quite carefully. But if your intended recipient is another adult in your life, here are some ways you can make sure your gift is appropriate and welcome.
Pets are part of the family, and they’re a long-term commitment. While it may not be feasible or advisable to give a pet as a gift in many situations, I hope these tips will help make this an extra-special holiday season.