Posted by: drmolly in pets on
Jan 17, 2010
Although the stereotype of finding a furry friend under the Christmas tree is far from typical, some kids will get a dog, cat, hamster, gerbil, rat, fish or bird as a gift. As long as the parents (and not a well-meaning aunt or grandfather) brings a new member of the family into the household, raising children with animals has a lot of benefits.
I had cats when I was a girl and these cats were as much a part of the family as my brothers and