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Do You Buy Yourself a Mother's Day Gift From a Pet?

Do You Buy Yourself a Mother's Day Gift From a Pet?

One sunny May Sunday in NYC, shortly before North's first birthday, I was doing some shopping of my own when I saw a pretty white eyelet skirt. Now did I need this item? No, definitely not. But did I want it? Absolutely. I remember desperately searching for a reason to justify such an impractical purchase (white being not the most ideal color to wear on dirty subway rides or walks with muddy-pawed pups), yet I couldn't. I was about to leave the store and decided to call my mom to wish her a Happy Mother's Day, and take my mind off the skirt, when it hit me. I could buy myself the skirt, but consider it a Mother's Day pressie from my lil pooch. Admittedly, I've never done it after that first time back in 2003, but it seemed like a brilliant idea at the time. Am I alone here? If you've ever considered – or bought – a "present" for yourself from your pet with your money (obvs), tell me what and when in your comments below.

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darlene darlene 7 years
The thought never occurred to me
Misha40 Misha40 7 years
My boyfriend bought me a new handbag from my cat for Mother's Day for being a great kitty mama :-)
prncssann1 prncssann1 7 years
No presents for me, but my husband did make me breakfast this morning for being his "doggy baby mama". I'm a lucky girl:).
lil-miss-haley lil-miss-haley 7 years
I never thought of it! And considering the amount of horses I had its a shame.. But my boyfriend did wish me happy mothers day from my new kitten Bella :D:D
MrsJigglesworth MrsJigglesworth 7 years
ha! That's funny, lickety!
jexika34 jexika34 7 years
Even if I did, I'd never admit to it!
rickimc rickimc 7 years
I don't buy one for myself, but I buy one for my mom from the dog.
akrsouth akrsouth 7 years
I did last year but my husband asked me to pick something out
lickety-split lickety-split 7 years
no. but one year i sent a funny mother's day card to a friend from her cat and she still doesn't know who sent it :innocent: on the outside it said "mom tell me the truth" and when you opened it "am i adopted?"
kristyrk kristyrk 7 years
I'll be getting a puppy soon, so next year baby!!
Bookish Bookish 7 years
No. I'd never thought of it. But now that I KNOW, what a perfect reason!
Hootie Hootie 7 years
Buy myself something from my dog? Nope.
eleigh eleigh 7 years
usually I send my parents cards from the boys and my mom has for the last couple of years sent me a card or a gift from the dogs...its fun b/c its always a surprise and who doesn't love those!! xo
emalove emalove 7 years
No, but my husband got me a Mother's Day card from them last year! I thought it was cute!
Aphrosette Aphrosette 7 years
My husband makes sure that our pups have something for me at all holidays including mother's day. To us it makes sense, I mean we do refer to ourselves as Mommy and Daddy in regards to the dogs. This year's gift...a treat pouch for agility class!
wren1 wren1 7 years
I've never thought of it, either. I love j4everlasting's idea. I've been wanting to get a painting done of my little guy :)
runnergeek runnergeek 7 years
i never thought of it, but its a cool idea!!
j4everlasting j4everlasting 7 years
I've never gotten a mother's day gift from my pooches, but I think this year I will consider a painting I got done of my little Newton as a mother's day gift. If he were to get it for me, I would of thought it was the best gift ever. At christmas I usually get presents from my k9's, but my mom helps them out, as wrapping a present without opposable thumbs is hard. :)
Opt-2-Adopt Opt-2-Adopt 7 years
My Boyfriend and my mom always have presents for me (i.e Christmas, birthdays and Mother's Day) with my dog's names on it. I have never bought myself something but I do get presents form them
lawchick lawchick 7 years
No, but there are always presents under the Christmas tree for me from my cats (my mom and husband help them shop) :)
Angelica Angelica 7 years
I think it's deserved! You love and care for North all year long and consider yourself his mommy - why not celebrate with a special treat?
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 7 years
no...........
ALSW ALSW 7 years
Never occured to me!
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