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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.
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6 Featured, 41 Examples:
1,057,835 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 09 — Sep 09
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Featured Examples

Pet Stickers
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
play_circle_filled Bunny-Petting Cafes
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
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
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
play_circle_filled Coin Collecting Canines
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
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

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