For Halloween, I wrote a post all about super cute costumes for animals. And it went over pretty well. For those of you who fancied that write-up, you might like to know that today is National Dress Up Your Pet Day. That’s right, you’ve got another excuse to dress up Fido without people looking at you like you’re certifiably insane.
Now before I go any further, please adhere to this rule: Only “celebrate” this fun day if it is indeed fun for all parties involved. Dress Up Your Pet Day should be just as enjoyable for your pet, as it is for you. If Kitty is just way too cool to enjoy being toted around dressed as Yoda, and thus looks like he’s waiting for the first opportunity to dig your eyes out, well there’s a term for that. It’s called animal abuse. It’s cruel to use Kitty for your own personal enjoyment, and well, quite dangerous for your personal well-being, as you will have to sleep at some point.
So with that outta the way, yes, today is National Dress Up Your Pet Day. This falls under the ridiculously adorable holiday category, by the way. I would love to pretty up my cat, Kingston, but he was inspiration for the above mentioned scenario. He is most definitely too cool to be demeaned by dressing up in some ridiculous, human-made costume. He’s a very regal creature, after all. And if I did force him into some crazy getup, the result would be some serious bloodshed. And just to be clear, I would be the one down a few pints.
But if your furry family member is keen on grabbing some extra love and attention from the adult folks, then this day is for him/her. Here are 5 fantastically fun fashion accessories for your animals to help them celebrate National Dress Up Your Pet Day. Continue Reading »