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 Meeting Not Just the Parents, but the Pets, Too
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Holly O.
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Holly O.
5 years ago

My potential man must love cats. I have 6 of them! My cats are not snobs so unless the man is a jerk, they will like him, even my semi ferals.

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Petloverbarron
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Petloverbarron
5 years ago

hahaha--i think thats awesome!!!

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Traceylbosinski
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Traceylbosinski
5 years ago

I wouldn't have to worry cause my cat isn't going to let you in unless she likes you. Yes I said cat, she thinks she's a dog and she will and does attack anyone she doesn't know or dislikes. Beware of CAT signs are put up on my door! So you have to win her to get to me! Ha ha hee hee.

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Jeepnferretlover
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Jeepnferretlover
5 years ago

Yep.. You don't like my pets, you don't like me, it's that simple. I've heard animals are good judge of characters. Too bad somtimes bad characters get ahold of good pets.

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Msjasmine138
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Msjasmine138
5 years ago

This is where I say... not "must love dogs", but "must love MY dog."

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B F.
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B F.
5 years ago

If they aren't nice to the cats, they gotta go! Period.

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lin c.
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lin c.
5 years ago

You can tell so much about a person by how they relate to animals.

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Cheri
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Cheri
5 years ago

I think both cats and dogs can judge some character in people.

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Shirlfletch
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Shirlfletch
5 years ago

This is a funny story.

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DaffyDeb
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DaffyDeb
5 years ago

Love me....Love my pets. How true. My miniature dachshund was never around a lot of mean so she was nervous around them. Not true of my husband. He sat down and she jumped in his lap. He won't let me forget it either!

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Ralph M.
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Ralph M.
5 years ago

Dogs are a very good judge of character.

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jen g.
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jen g.
5 years ago

If you don't like my dog, get out of my house!

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Heather B.
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Heather B.
5 years ago

Love me...love my pets.

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Linda
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Linda
5 years ago

I am not impressed when people tell me they are animal lovers until I see them around animals and hear how knowledgable they are. Do they practice what they preach? Animal lover is used very loosely these days.

There have been a few self proclaimed animal lovers who I do not get along with. True animals lovers know what I mean.

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Tracy  D.
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Tracy D.
5 years ago

yes, love me, love my pup. It shows how sweet someone is when they do something nice for your pet. Bring over a cage, lend u a carrying container, bring treats. Animals are a great judge of character. Animals rule.

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sally r.
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sally r.
5 years ago

I wouldn't expect someone to love my dogs as I do but they better treat them with care!

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Lindsey B.
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Lindsey B.
5 years ago

Love me, love my dog. :)

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Sandy L.
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Sandy L.
5 years ago

animals can sense evil...........

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Karen S.
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Karen S.
5 years ago

I think pets certainly would be a consideration in a new relationship. I also think you could learn a lot about someone new through observation of that person and their pet!

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Ann P.
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Ann P.
5 years ago

A pet is a member of the family.

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Megan N.
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Megan N.
5 years ago

This cracks me up! When I was single, with cat, I always had to interview before dating to make sure the guy liked cats. Otherwise I knew there was no way it was going to work and didn't bother trying!

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Rebecca B.
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Rebecca B.
5 years ago

My pets have been there more for me then anyone. If my boyfriend doesn't like animals he needs to get a different one. I have a horse, a dog, a cat... why would I want to mess that up by bringing a boy in?

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Brad  P.
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Brad P.
5 years ago

this is SO TRUE!

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Jennifer L.
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Jennifer L.
5 years ago

Always heard a pet is the best judge of character! I believe it with our pets!

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Emma C.
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Emma C.
5 years ago

my cat likes my boyfriend. phew.

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Erika  D.
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Erika D.
5 years ago

Animals have a good sense of who is a good person or a bad person

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Katherine
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Katherine
5 years ago

good idea!

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Kim B.
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Kim B.
5 years ago

Interesting article. I think dogs are good judges of people.

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Liz M.
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Liz M.
5 years ago

Love me Love my pets, they were here first

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Jamie Z.
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Jamie Z.
5 years ago

Dogs are a good judge of character. I am always cautious of someone when my dog doesn't like them.

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Sheryl N.
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Sheryl N.
5 years ago

This was an interesting article. I had never thought about it before but I think it is a good idea to introduce your pet or pets to your boyfriend or girlfriend. If they are going to love me, they have to love my pet.

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DogsLOVErunning
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DogsLOVErunning
5 years ago

The person you love has to love your pets!

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Norrie
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Norrie
5 years ago

Maybe not the same thing but my grandsons school has recently asked parents to bring their pets for Christmas/family pictures. It's gone over very well.

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Janice D.
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Janice D.
5 years ago

This sounds like a reality show.

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Jen T.
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Jen T.
5 years ago

LOL! Just give it time- it might be...

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Lisa C.
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Lisa C.
5 years ago

Dogs have great instincts about people. If my dog doesn't trust someone, there's usually a good reason for it.

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Nicole
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Nicole
5 years ago

Very true! I would never give up an animal for a potential relationship...my animals come first and therefore they must love you before I'll get attached. Men are plenty!! haha

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Heather B.
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Heather B.
5 years ago

Love me, love my pets...if not, "don't let the door hit ya..."

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Alison L.
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Alison L.
5 years ago

Good idea.

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Sly31313
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Sly31313
5 years ago

In a way, our pets are like a test to our partners. You know if he or she is a good person by the way they treat the animal. Besides, cats and for sure dogs as well feel it if the person can be trusted or not.

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sylvia m.
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sylvia m.
5 years ago

I never thought about meeting the pet, but I've heard a lot about fighting over a pet in divorse! I have a friend who fought for custidy of a cat. she is still mad because the judge gave her the kitchen furiture an not the cat!

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briana k.
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briana k.
5 years ago

When I met my husband, he had the two dachshunds who have NO manners, and he had only ever had small dogs. When we adopted our big dog together, he had to learn a lot about WHY dogs have to have manners. (Good training for when we have kids.) Luckily we got a really great big dog!

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gailsplace@verizon.net G.
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gailsplace@verizon.net G.
5 years ago

I came into my marriage with a big goofy black Lab and my husband had only had one dog in his life,Can you imagine,only one??LOL As the kids came so did the dogs.He's loved them all,kids and dogs.LOLI guess I just married a man who secretly is a dog lover.LOL

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Kadiquilts
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Kadiquilts
5 years ago

Something to think about....I didn't own a dog when I met my husband. Just like children....there can be lots to agree or disagree about--those things need to be discussed before marriage, too!

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Thinkingofme
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Thinkingofme
5 years ago

if i had to date again i would listen to my dogs judgement and not my own

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Lisa T.
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Lisa T.
5 years ago

Interesting article, particularly the story about the man and woman who disagreed about allowing the cat in the bedroom.

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Dorian G.
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Dorian G.
5 years ago

There is something to be said about animal intuition. They seem to know who the "good" people and the "bad" people are!

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Mary W.
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Mary W.
5 years ago

thats a good idea, marriage is a committment to both parent and pet.

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Terri t.
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Terri t.
5 years ago

I have always believed my close pets have a better intuition about people than I do. Every time I have had a pet act adversely when meeting someone and I overrode their decision, I was later forced to admit that maybe they were right in the first place. Also, everytime they eagerly accepted someone, I found that person to become a lifelong friend. My pets know me better than I know myself I think.

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Sarah  W.
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Sarah W.
5 years ago

wow this was really interesting.

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kevin  p.
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kevin p.
5 years ago

i agree everyone must meet. if the animal does'nt like you then your gone. animals are big part of the picture. evryone must get along. trust your animals instincts.

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