I Want a Pet Too

04 Mar


Everyone in the family has a pet of their own.  The purr thing Hemi has the purr thing Mouse.  The purr thing Mouse has daddy.  Mom has me.  I’m the low one on the totem poll and I don’t have a pet – pouts.  I want a pet – whine! 

I started thinking, I don’t have thumbs so I can’t necessarily ‘take care’ of a pet.  I don’t have money to support a pet and I can’t get a job – the horrors of that!  And, I don’t have a lot of time to give to a pet because well we all know that I have to get my love on with mommy.  So, it has to be something that kind of takes care of itself.

20130218-210157.jpgI found some possibilities.  

There always a chia pet pig.  You water it and I think I can do that if you know what I mean – PLOL (Pig Laughing out Loud).  It would be kind of awesome and neat to have in my room.  I could call it Bacon Jr. or Mini Me 🙂  Mom would only have to help me get it started.  Just think of the possiblities.  If this worked out, I could have a room full of chia pets looking like different things.  It would be a hoot!  Definitely a possibility.



And here’s a blast from the past (well, that’s what mom said).  Sea Monkeys!  Again, mom would have to help me get started but then it’s on.  I could watch these little Sea Monkey’s grow in their little container.  The package says its hours and hours of entertainment.  Mom says that is just a marketing gimmick and don’t believe it.  Once you’ve seen one Sea Monkey, you’ve seen them all.  Dad said I would have to borrow his magnifying glass to see them.

Okay, so maybe a pass on the Sea Monkeys.  I kind of want something I can interact with.  Something I can move.  It seems that Sea Monkey’s don’t like to live out of water.  I could ‘water’ them but I think mom would go for that idea.  So, on to something else.





Then I found the Furby.  Dad said that mom actually had one several years ago.  It talks and interacts with you.  That’s kind of cool.  It picks up phrases – I wonder if I can make it learn to snort?  Down side though, the packaging states it has a mind of its own.  Uh oh – we may have a problem Houston.  I need to think for the both of us.  I don’t want something talking back to me, the master of the house.  And, dad says you have to use your fingers to ‘feed’ it.  I’m out there.  I have hooves, no fingers to feed it.

Shucks – on to something else that might be a possiblity.



Then, as I was surfing, I found it!  The perfect pet for me.  Something that doesn’t require a lot of maintenance.  Something does’t care if I’m a pig with hooves.  Something that doesn’t talk back to me.  Something that will listen to me and hopefully mind.  Something that doesn’t eat.  Something I can touch and not worry about hurting.  Something I can take to bed with me like my security blanket.  Heck for that matter, mom can fix it a little bed next to me. 


See, I told you – the perfect pet for me.  It’s even my color!  I can still call it Mini Me.  It’s even pig headed like I am.  I think it would be awesome as a pet.

AND, mom and dad approve.  As soon as they can, they promise me they will get me my very own pet rock.  I *so* can’t wait.  I will definitely keep you updated on my adventure with my new love.



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12 responses to “I Want a Pet Too

  1. Basil

    03/04/2013 at 6:42 am

    Typists sister had a firby when she was little, it once turned itself on while typists mum was home alone and scared the…out of her! OO i want one too

    • PigLove

      03/04/2013 at 6:52 am

      Dad said mom had one years and years ago. Dad said he had to give it CPR once. I’m not sure how I would react if it came on by itself with me. Shivers. I think I’ll pass. XOXO – Bacon

  2. Long Life Cats and Dogs

    03/04/2013 at 6:48 am

    My cousin sent me a Furby from America. It’s terribly cute but kept waking up at the oddest hours. I no longer put batteries in it 😀
    Pet rock – now that is just perfect. You could even carry it around with you without hurting it.

    • PigLove

      03/04/2013 at 6:53 am

      Exactly! I think it would awesome. Mom and dad said they would get me one. I know they will! XOXO – Bacon

  3. ilovecats

    03/04/2013 at 7:37 am

    As I was reading I was thinking about a pet rock. 🙂 I hope you can get one.

    • PigLove

      03/04/2013 at 7:54 am

      Mom and dad are working on one. I want one so bad. I need a pet too, right?

  4. Katie and Coccolino

    03/04/2013 at 10:03 am

    Oh wow, you should definitely get a pet, Bacon! You are what Mamma says “mature enough” to have one. I am still a naughty piggy and Mamma won’t let me teach a pet my habits until I’ve “turned a new leaf.” What does THAT mean?

    Oink oink,
    Coccolino the mini pig

    • PigLove

      03/04/2013 at 11:43 am

      Oh Cocco, you’re not ‘naughty’. You’re just learning your boundaries. I have my moments too. Trust me – I still test my mom. Love you Cocco – Bacon

  5. speedyrabbit

    03/04/2013 at 12:13 pm

    wow you are lucky!

  6. Annette

    03/05/2013 at 9:29 am

    Dear Bacon, I have my babies but that isn’t the same as a pet. I want a pet rock too. Going to talk to my mum about it. Thanks for sharing! Love Truffles. pd If you ever visit Holland, we can be holiday ‘lovers’ Oink.

    • PigLove

      03/05/2013 at 9:32 am

      oh hubba hubba. I like the way you talk Truffles. Maybe we can become long distance pen pals. I love your ‘home’. I myself have tried being outside but nature got on me. I didn’t like it – snort. Can’t wait to see more blogs from you my newest friend. XOXO – Bacon

      • Annette

        03/05/2013 at 9:35 am

        Pen pals sounds cool to me :). Nature is quite nice as long as the big yellow warm thing is out – like today. If it is not, I prefer a heated place (the heatlamps for my kids are the BEST!). Will be checking on you and your blog :). xx Amigo (is human for friend)


This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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