With 3 cats I usually get 3 goodie bags filled with catnip stuffed mice, littler toys that tweet and chirp and a few jingle balls to bat around. They spend about 4 minutes playing with those and the next 20 minutes playing with the bags they came in.
Every year I roast a huge turkey for my family. Everybody will be at it as much as he/she wants, including my cats and they know that very well! They LOVE turkey! I buy it beforehand on a sale, so I do not have to spend a lot. Some people even manage to get a free turkey in Toronto, but you really have to know where and how.
I don't believe I have to Buy my Pets any pressies, especially since I taught them that the messy people down the road are really just leaving their stuff on the front lawn, to show them (my pets) that they (the messy ones) have finished using them! - (the toys on the lawn)..
Now my Clown Loach Fish simply rides down the road on the Cat's back and chooses whatever they need!
We are really into recycling where live and sometimes it is taken so seriously that even the Dogs check through our garbage.. just to make sure we don't waste anything!
My first ever pet as a kid was a budgie named Jimmy. He was very talkative and was a real part of the family. We once left a tape recorder on when we went out and he was coming out with all kinds of funny things we'd...