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    Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    Calling animals 'pets' is insulting, academics claim - Telegraph

    "Domestic dogs, cats, hamsters or budgerigars should be rebranded as “companion animals” while owners should be known as “human carers”, they insist. Even terms such as wildlife are dismissed as insulting to the animals concerned – who should instead be known as “free-living”, the academics including an Oxford professor suggest.



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    Did the animals tell him this?



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    Every dog has his day.



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    ******* HIPPIES!!!



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    By the way, what the hell is a budgerigar? I think I might need one.



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    Nope, it's a bird. Don't need one.



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    even a blind squirrel finds a nut every once in awhile.



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    What a bunch of lunatics....



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Calling animals 'pets' is insulting, academics claim - Telegraph

    "Domestic dogs, cats, hamsters or budgerigars should be rebranded as “companion animals” while owners should be known as “human carers”, they insist. Even terms such as wildlife are dismissed as insulting to the animals concerned – who should instead be known as “free-living”, the academics including an Oxford professor suggest.

    Ok, somebody just needs to have their @%^ kicked.....


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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    [QUOTE=Cyclonepride;2234534]Calling animals 'pets' is insulting, academics claim - Telegraph
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    The worst thing about the internet is the easy access to British "newspapers"!




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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

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    The worst thing about the internet is the easy access to British "newspapers"!

    No. That is the BEST thing about the internet. Short of naked ladies.



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    The animals I know have two choices, they can be referred to as pets or lunch.


    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    Calling animals 'pets' is insulting, academics claim - Telegraph

    "Domestic dogs, cats, hamsters or budgerigars should be rebranded as “companion animals” while owners should be known as “human carers”, they insist. Even terms such as wildlife are dismissed as insulting to the animals concerned – who should instead be known as “free-living”, the academics including an Oxford professor suggest.


    I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.

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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    So I bet my dog is really insulted when I call her a piece of **** for urinating on the floor.....We always hug and make up though...



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2s8x5XhCGA]YouTube - You're A F**king Dog[/ame]



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    Re: Calling your animals "pets" insults them

    I call all my gal friends by pet names and they do not seem to care.


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