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10 Commandments for Pet Owners

  1. My lif is likely to last 10 to 15 years. Any separation from you will be painful.
  2. Give me time to understand what you want from me. Do not break my spirit with your temper, thowufh I will always forgive you. Your patience will teach me more effectively
  3. PLEASE have me spayed or neutered!
  4. Treat me kindly, my beloved friend, for no heart in all the world is grateful for you kindness than mine. Don't be angry with me for long and don't lock me up as punishment.After all you have your job, your friends, your entertianment. I have ONLY YOU.
  5. Speak to me often. Even if I don't understand your words, I understand your voice when it is speaking to me. Your voice is the sweetest sound I ever hear, as you must know by my enthusiasm whenever I hear your foosteps.
  6. Take me in when its cold and wet. I'm a domestic animal and am no longer accustomed to the bitter elements. I as for little more thatn your gentle hands petting me. Keep my bowl filled with water. Feed me good food so I can stay well, to romp and aply and do your bidding. By your side I stand ready, willing and able to share my life with you, for that is what I live for. I'll never forget how well you've treated me.
  7. Don't hit me. Remember I have teeth that could easily crush the bones of your hand, but I choose not to bite you.
  8. Before you scold me for being lazy and uncooperative, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I'm not getting the right food,I've been out in the sun too long, or my heart mey be getting weak.
  9. Take care of me when I get old. For you will gorw old too.
  10. When I am old, or when I no longer enjopy good health, pleas do not make heroice efforts to keep me going, I am not having fun. Just see to it that my trusitng life is taken gently. Be with me on that difficult journey when it's time to say goodbye. Never say "I just can't bear to watch". Everythig is easier for me when you are there. I will leave this earth knowing with my last breath that my fate was always safest in your hands. I LOVE YOU!