Author Topic: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes  (Read 2688 times)

rosaz

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Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« on: October 30, 2013, 08:33:04 PM »
http://www.denverpost.com/lifestyles/ci_24373408/consumers-spend-310-million-halloween-pet-costumes

This just makes my head hurt. Not to mention that that top picture definitely qualifies as animal cruelty

mlipps

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2013, 08:39:09 PM »
$30 well spent.

Sorry I'm not sorry.

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rosaz

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2013, 08:42:44 PM »
Well you did get a lot of cute for your money at least :)

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2013, 08:50:21 PM »
And that was the last time I ever tried to dress my dog in anything.


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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #4 on: October 30, 2013, 11:44:46 PM »
$30 well spent.

Sorry I'm not sorry.

You got a Financial Accounting textbook for $30? Score! :-)

Slightly serious question: is there a used market for pet costumes?

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #5 on: October 31, 2013, 01:55:18 PM »
I spent $1 at Petco today for my puppy's costume. I think it's money well spent! Not sorry!

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #6 on: October 31, 2013, 02:26:46 PM »
OMG, this thread makes me want to buy a costume for our dog!

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #7 on: October 31, 2013, 02:33:51 PM »
$30 well spent.

Sorry I'm not sorry.

You got a Financial Accounting textbook for $30? Score! :-)

Slightly serious question: is there a used market for pet costumes?

Haha good question. I'd buy one used if I could, and it's fun to have new costumes every few years. Unfortunately it's raining in Chicago today, so I think my plans to sit outside our apartment building & give out candy are getting scrapped, so the Wooly Mammoth costume will have to wait until next year. :(

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Re: Americans spend $330 million on pet costumes
« Reply #8 on: November 01, 2013, 12:21:12 PM »
OMG, this thread makes me want to buy a costume for our dog!

Check the pet stores today.  You might have the same luck as me ($1 costumes and toys).  Procrastination paid off!