Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Currently based in NJ
I understand about it being sad when a pet dies. Which is why I have my tons of betta (and other) fish. Grama can stand the loss of them a bit more than something she'd have to take care of or see more.
When I did have a job, I was actually willing to get a cat. We already have one that's about as old as dirt (but still very active), but to be able to take care of mine alone and have something that will cuddle with me when I go to bed would've been nice.
So I can't cuddle with fish. (Unless it's a cuddlefish, LOL.) And I know I can't cuddle with my turtle either, lol. But it's the fishes' personalities that gets me.
Anyway, now that I do have so many fish, I know for sure that I can't ask to bring home something furry.
There's a ferret at the LPS I work at and I absolutely love her. She watches me everytime I walk by her cage (unless she's sleeping), and if I stop to say hi to her, she walks up to greet me. Okay, so she sniffs my hand I offer to her and tries to bite it through the cage. xD' But I still think that's cute. (As much as it hurts, lol....)
Ahhhh, the consequenses.... But anytime I lose a betta or guppy or something, I don't get another fish. When I'm down to two tanks (meaning the rather very expensive BiOrb and my 10 gallon... excluding my turtle's 20 gallon), I'll store away my other tanks and tryyyyyyyyyyyy to get something to play with outside of the water.
In short... I'm on the same boat as you, OP. But it's not just the bettas. (Which they're not too happy about anyway. xP)
Edit: In any case, unless something ungodly happens that takes over a bunch of my fish at the same time (I freaking HOPE not! D8), I probably won't be getting a furry friend to fuss over. Really I'm trying to get someone before I go to BMT, and that's at the end of this summer.
I hope Jade and the others remember me when I get out. |D;
Last edited by BlakbirdxGyarados; 05-05-2011 at 12:16 PM.