To say that pet mamas are passionate about their pets is an understatement. They're like our children, and sometimes they're even a substitute for male companionship.
How pets treat us better than boyfriends
Unlike our men, our furry friends never have a hard time expressing their feelings, and they always literally come running when we call. We're sorry fellas, but with a devoted dog or purring pussycat at home, who needs a boyfriend?
Kelly Diedring Harris, "Queen of the Jungle" and pet lifestyle expert for the nationally-syndicated Daytime talk show, has two rescue dogs — Rocky and Vino — and a parrot named Simon who unfortunately hates her husband. "It's pretty hilarious," she says of how her bird taunts her poor hubby. While Simon's feathers get ruffled over the other man in her life, Kelly knows he's just being protective and adds, "Pets are 100 percent loyal, 100 percent of the time. What man can top that?"
Pet care and lifestyle specialist Charlotte Reed is also a proud pet mama with five dogs, two cats and, yes, a parrot. Of her dogs' loyalty, she says, "Even though they sniff around, they're never unfaithful." While Charlotte is happily married, she teaches a class called "Find the Pet Lover of Your Dreams" to help women find a compatible, pet-loving companion.
They keep us cool,