UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (61) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next
Author: CaveGirl Big funky green star, 20000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 308881  
Subject: Re: Pets & paying down debt Date: 8/28/2003 11:31 PM
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Recommendations: 2
o.k. I'm probably biased because I'm a pet lover. If having a pet eases someone's stress and makes his/her life happier, then that pet's needs should certainly be a part of the human's budgetary consideration. Credit card debt or no.

-----------------------------------

I have a 13 year old African Grey Parrot who is somewhat of a budgetary concern... he eats some of the same stuff I do and doesn't have any special needs worthy of huge debt. I think his cage was the largest purchase but over the years it's been worth it.

If he ever got sick I'd take him in and do everything necessary to make him better. But I think that's more on a commitment of owning a pet with a long lifespan and hopefully is something that everyone thinks of when acquiring a pet. It sometimes is more than just food and water when it come down to really loving and caring for your animals and I suspect that many of us to go to the ends of the Earth when it comes to the care and comfort of your pets.


CaveGirl
Post New | Post Reply | Reply Later | Create Poll Report this Post | Recommend it!
Print the post  
UnThreaded | Threaded | Whole Thread (61) | Ignore Thread Prev | Next

Announcements

TMF Credit Center
The Motley Fool Credit Center arms you with real tools and simple messages, that will help you in every credit situation.
Foolanthropy 2014!
By working with young, first-time moms, Nurse-Family Partnership is able to truly change lives – for generations to come.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Post of the Day:
Macro Economics

Looking at Currency Ratios
What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and "#1 Media Company to Work For" (BusinessInsider 2011)! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement