This week the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) made an announcement that is a classic “DUH” award candidate! A study concluded that pets are a major cause of falls and other related injuries to humans…..well, yeah – I coulda told them that……ha-ha!
Although I have never ended up in the ER or with broken bones because of it, I can write a book about all the cuts, bruises, trips, falls, etc. caused by the girls I love so much!!! And it doesn’t stop there – I could do sequel after sequel by adding editions dedicated to other beloved pets in my past.
Pets generally don’t mean to hurt us – I know there are some bad pets, but generally speaking, our pets love us! And THAT sometimes is the cause of our accidents — their over zealous excitement about seeing us, being near us, desire to get our attentions, and on and on and on…..
Let’s see – what are some of the top ways my sweet little girls have unintentionally caused me some level of pain or near misses:
All this brings new meaning to the term “Love Hurts” — and it is all sooooooooo worth it!!! he-he-he-he