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Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves by Duncan Birmingham

Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves

Pets Who Want to Kill Themselves by Duncan Birmingham
Dec 01, 2009 | 160 Pages
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“This book is laugh-out-loud funny…”
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette                              
Isn’t this a festive title for a holiday book? With tongue firmly planted in cheek, this little picture book has captions to describe what some pets are really thinking. A Multipoo in a dress, wearing chic sunglasses, notes, “She dresses me ’cause it’s cheaper than having me spayed.” There’s a bunny dressed as a skunk with the caption, “Is this your not-so-subtle way of telling me I stink?” A cat in a graduation cap opines, “A college degree in this economy? I might as well slit my wrists.”
Hartford Courant

More than 150 photos of dogs and cats in costumes taken by “people [who] love their pets a little too much.” The author, an authority on Bigfoot for Weekly World News, has captioned each. A longhair mutt dressed in red polka-dotted booties and a gingham wrap complains: “You idiot. You’ve got me dressed as a Charlotte when everyone knows I’m a total Carrie.” A shamefaced Yorkie in a tutu demands to know: “So where is this ‘Swan Lake,’ and is it deep enough to drown in?” A furry-faced puppy, posed on a tricycle with a bow plastered on its forehead, says: “I can’t wait to ride it. Where’s the nearest busy intersection?” Really, this one is too cute for words.
—NY Daily News

Praise for the website:
The site posts pictures of domestic animals being made to do things by humans they really, really shouldn’t, like getting carted around in a backpack-style contraption, being dressed up as “Woofgang Pup” complete with foofy chef hat and blinged-out shades, or nuzzling up to Kurt Russell’s chest.

Featuring miserable-looking pets wearing fake reindeer antlers… snapshots of bulldogs in bunny costumes and cats wearing wigs

—New York Times

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“The captions are what really make the blog successful. I actually had to close the browser for fear that I would start laughing too loudly in my otherwise quiet office building.”


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