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20 Facts on Pet Ownership in the U.S.

We’re wacky for our pets; it can’t be denied. They may require tons of time and energy, lead to high hospital bills and even increase homeowners insurance rates, but they’re always worth it. Check out some of the crazy things we do for our pets — from including them in family portraits to giving them presents on their birthdays.

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Pet Ownership in America
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Cats, Dogs, Rodents Join Twittering Masses – ABC News

Hello.  My name is Angie and I am Twitter addict.  It is nice to know that I am not the only one.  Even our four-legged friends have caught the buzz. 

Check out this darling article from ABC News:

Only on Twitter could a rodent pick a fight with the pope.

Earlier this month, Caplin, a 100-pound capybara, decided to speak up for his species.

 “Stupid Pope said we are fish. ? How can capybaras legally be eaten at Lent? They’re MEAT?,” his Twitter account said. “Long ago Pope thought Venezuelans won’t be Catholic if have to eat real fish so declared capybara fish. We hates that.”

Melanie Typaldos, Caplin’s owner (and Twitter typist), said her husband started their pet’s Twitter account about a year ago. Caplin has more than 3,000 followers and uses Twitter to set the record straight on the capybara, the world’s largest rodent.

Click here to read the full story: Cats, Dogs, Rodents Join Twittering Masses – ABC News.

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