We wanted our kids to learn one of life's abiding truths: Instead of punishing creatures when they displease us, sometimes we must simply take them as they are, knowing that to love them means accepting them at their worst as well as at their best.
Some nice large, functional cardboard cat scratchers are 51 percent off on Amazon. The internet provided a solution: cardboard cat scratchers — one for the living area and one for my bedroom. My kitten likes these scratchers more than his cat tower
In the book, I list numerous ways to save on pet spending while maintaining a high level of quality and care. The good news is, you don't have to feed low-quality food to save money.
After all, we want our kids to learn to accept the "bad" with the "good" in a dog or cat they love, as we would like them to accept the bad with the good in us.