The decision to bring a pet into your life is a big one. While some people opt to animalsit for friends or volunteer time at shelters instead of taking on the responsibility, these substitutions may not be enough for others. A company called Perfect Petzzz has created sleeping puppies and kittens that "offer unconditional love and are maintenance-free." They are modeled after popular breeds and use batteries to simulate real breathing. I can't imagine life without my boy North, but there's no telling what type of "fake" pet I might be tempted to adopt if he wasn't in my life, or if I had a child.
The cat and dog Petzzz cost about $30. Of course, you an also purchase a collar, bed, basic pet carrier, and adoption papers. Would you buy one instead of a real pet?
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