Chickens not pets?!?!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by OHMYCHICKIES, Jul 29, 2008.

  1. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My mom came and visited this past weekend and my daughter wanted her to pet the chickens, and can you believe she said that chickens are not pets, so they shouldn't be petted??!? [​IMG]
     
  2. ChickyPooh

    ChickyPooh Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow thats stiff![​IMG]
     
  3. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey...pet one just once and you're hooked...

    Who WOULDN'T want to pet a fluffy butt chicken?? LOL
     
  4. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    Hey! I'm not going to say something bad about your mom! [​IMG]

    Some people just have a more narrow view of the world. The first time my FIL came to visit and saw my iguana, I had to listen to how they eat them in other countries. I had to listen to "iguana on a stick" jokes for days...

    On the bright side, after a lifetime of only having yard dogs, he now has a spoiled house dog and I have heard that he has been seen with a little dog napping in his lap, as he watches TV in his recliner. I like to think this is in part due to my extra cute and sweet, slightly spoiled cocker spaniel. So, there is always hope for the future! [​IMG]
     
  5. mommy9994

    mommy9994 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my chickens aren't pets, but we do pet them, hug them, and love on them:D
     
  6. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my MIL is that way. I am surprised she has a cat some days.[​IMG]
     
  7. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually my mom has only a fish. She's never really been a pet lover [​IMG]
     
  8. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I bet your daughter was crushed. [​IMG] Mom's can be so great, can't they?!?! NOT! I have one of those also. [​IMG]
     
  9. OHMYCHICKIES

    OHMYCHICKIES Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My daughter kept asking her to pet them the few days she was here. She did feel crushed that after she left, she never petted them. This is just her first aware experience of my mother [​IMG]
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    And then the grandma's wonder why the kids don't want anything to do with them later on in life. I know EXACTLY what you're going through here. Just give that little girl a hug and tell her that her chickens are still fabulous, even if grandma doesn't think so!
     

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