could walk around the yard barefoot in safety.
My house could be carpeted instead of tiled and laminated.
All flat surfaces, clothing, furniture, and cars would be free of hair.
When the doorbell rings, it wouldn't sound like a kennel.
the doorbell rings, I could get to the door without wading through fuzzy
bodies who beat me there.
I could sit on the couch and my bed the way I wanted, without taking into
consideration how much space furry bodies need to get comfortable.
I would have money and no guilt to go on a real vacation.
I would not be on a first-name basis with 6 veterinarians, as I put their
yet unborn grandkids through college.
most used words in my vocabulary would not be: out, sit, down, come, no,
stay, and leave him/her/it ALONE.
My house would not be cordoned off into zones with baby gates or barriers.
I would not talk 'baby talk'.
house would not look like a day care center, toys everywhere.
My pockets would not contain things like poop bags, treats and an extra
would no longer have to spell the words.
would not have to answer the question 'Why do you have so many animals?'
people who will never have the joy in their lives of knowing they are
loved unconditionally by someone as close to an angel as they will ever
would not have as many leaves INSIDE my house as outside.
I would not look strangely at people who think having ONE dog/cat ties
them down too much.
I'd look forward to spring and the rainy season instead of dreading 'mud'
How EMPTY my life would be!!!