Fake Pets

Purchasable temporary companionship extends to the animal world
Implications - Individuals who seek the companionship and unwavering love of a pet without the responsibility or financial outlay of owning one for good are renting pets or buying fake substitutes as a second-best option. This phenomenon even enables excuses based on the daily tribulations of a pet owner's life.
SCORE: 3.7
Mild Top 6 Examples: 82,420 Total Clicks Feb 09 - Sep 09
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Pet Stickers - Ingenious Vinyl Wall Stickers Liven Up Interior Decor With Fake Animals
SCORE: 5.3
Hot 50,758 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 09
Pet Stickers
Ingenious Vinyl Wall Stickers Liven Up Interior Decor With Fake Animals
If your walls are getting bored and are crying out for some excitement, do give them a break, and a treat. Vinyl Designs offers some exciting alternatives to the old-fashioned and quite invasive wallpaper… [More]
Bunny-Petting Cafes - Grab a Coffee and Pet a Rabbit at Japan's Usagi-to-Cafe
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 11,645 Clicks Pub: Aug 31, 09
Bunny-Petting Cafes
Grab a Coffee and Pet a Rabbit at Japan's Usagi-to-Cafe
The owners of Japan’s Usagi-to-Cafe (“The Rabbit and Cafe”) know there’s nothing like starting and ending a day with a good round of rabbit caressing. When patrons visit for a coffee or light snack, they… [More]
Furry Felt Pets - Amelia Santiago Creates Realistic Stuffed Animal Toys
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 10,768 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 09
Furry Felt Pets
Amelia Santiago Creates Realistic Stuffed Animal Toys
Amelia Santiago has created these cute felt creations of dogs, kittens, and other household pets using needle felting and wool fibers. The realistic sculptures each took about 20 hours to complete and… [More]
Paper Pet Photography - Screw Real Pets, Flat Pets Get All the Glory of Adventurous Life
SCORE: 2.2
Warm 5,358 Clicks Pub: Sep 7, 09
Paper Pet Photography
Screw Real Pets, Flat Pets Get All the Glory of Adventurous Life
Let’s face it: three dimensional pets are overrated. They poop, they whine, they need attention and frankly, sometimes they smell. To solve the problem, Garudio Studiage has created the Flat Pets World… [More]
Coin Collecting Canines - The Choken Bako Bank Has a Robotic Money Hungry Dog
SCORE: 3
Untested 2,084 Clicks Pub: Aug 6, 09
Coin Collecting Canines
The Choken Bako Bank Has a Robotic Money Hungry Dog
The Choken Bako is a unique bank that has a robotic dog trying to devour the coins you drop into the bank. The pooch enthusiastically goes for the money you put in the bowl, and drops it into the box beneath.… [More]
Homework Excuse Proofs - Buy Evidence to Show ‘The Dog Ate My Homework'
SCORE: 1.1
Untested 1,807 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 09
Homework Excuse Proofs
Buy Evidence to Show ‘The Dog Ate My Homework'
Ever used the excuse “the dog ate my homework?” Well now you have proof to show your teacher. ‘The Dog Ate My Homework’ creation is a mound of authentic-looking dog poop, with pieces of homework scattered… [More]