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Crazy News Quiz for Thursday, Oct. 22 (Halloween costumes for pets)
by Sheryl Stewart,posted Oct 22 2009 1:11PM
Q- Experts say the most popular Halloween costume for dogs this year is pumpkin, but this is going to be the most popular cat costume. What is it?
A - Vampire
Here's a dog modeling a vampire costume....cute!!!
BTW....here's that article about the pet psychic who says that our pets hate being dressed up....
Pet Costumes Are Undignified
MALIN, Ore. (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – Dressing up dogs and cats in kitschy costumes on Halloween (Oct. 31) is just so undignified.
It may seem cute to stuff pets into a funny costume, but animal communicator Heidi Wright says furry friends not only find costumes itchy and uncomfortable, they’re embarrassed by them.
In speaking to animals over the years, she’s found that many pets get stressed out when forced into costumes.
She explains, “They want to maintain their dignity. The animals I’ve talked to say they’re really embarrassed. Cats hold it in, but they get so disgusted by having to wear costumes.”
Wright says putting pets in hats, stuffy get-ups, or in outfits meant for the opposite sex upsets them most.
They want to scratch their owners or hide as a result.
However, pets are willing to play nice if their master explains to them why they’re wearing a costume and promises to take it off after a few pictures.