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12 Precious Gifts from Pets

On the first day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; a chewed slipper under the tree.

2 floppy ears

On the second day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

3 long walks

On the third day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 3 long walks, 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

4 happy barks

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 4 happy barks, 3 long walks, 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

All JOYFUL THINGS!

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me;

All JOYFUL THINGS,

4 happy barks, 3 long walks, 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

6 quiet purrs

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS,

4 happy barks, 3 long walks, 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

7 tail wags

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 7 tail wags’, 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS,

4 happy barks, 3 long walks, 2 floppy ears and  a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

8 sloppy kisses

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 8 sloppy kisses, 7 tail wags, 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS,

4 happy barks, 3 long walks, 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

9 times of fetchin’

On the ninth day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 9 times of fetchin’,  8 sloppy kisses, 7 tail wags, 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS

4 happy barks, 3 long walks 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

 

10 hours of pettin’

On the tenth day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 10 hours of pettin’, 9 times of fetchin’, 8 sloppy kisses, 7 tail wags, 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS

4 happy barks, 3 long walks 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

11 paw a skakin’

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true pet gave to me; 11 paw a skakin’, 10 hours of pettin’, 9 times of fetchin’, 8 sloppy kisses, 7 tail wags, 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS

4 happy barks, 3 long walks 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

 

12 games of playin’

On the twelfth day of Chrismas, my true pet gave to me; 12 games of playin’, 11 paw a skakin’, 10 hours of pettin’, 9 times of fetchin’, 8 sloppy kisses, 7 tail wags, 6 quiet purrs,

ALL JOYFUL THINGS

4 happy barks, 3 long walks 2 floppy ears and a chewed slipper under the tree.

 

Merry Christmas from all our prominent members of the pet community!

Images under license from Shutterstock.com

Based on the The Twelve Days of Christmas, a song in Public Domain.

 

12 Precious Gifts from Pets

jloftus

Jessica Loftus is a licensed clinical psychologist and national certified career counselor with more than 20 years of counseling experience. Jack Murray, is a former award-winning journalist who currently works as a freelance writer.


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APA Reference
Loftus, J. (2018). 12 Precious Gifts from Pets. Psych Central. Retrieved on February 20, 2019, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/ease-stress/2018/12/12-precious-gifts-from-pets/

 

Last updated: 23 Dec 2018
Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 23 Dec 2018
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