furkid

furkid

(ˈfɜːkɪd)
n
(Animals) chiefly US an animal kept for companionship
[C20: from fur + kid1 (child)]
Usage: Some people who are concerned with the rights of animals consider the term furkid to be more acceptable than pet
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For those of you who are also celebrating the holidays with your furkids, you can get a celebratory cake for them at Whole Pet Kitchen (wholepetkitchen.
Sonja says, "When out hiking I found it was Important for the furkids to know just what 'Find the car' meant.
Thank you to Deanna for having a loving heart for the voiceless and homeless furkids," said Phyllis Smith-Vanboxtel Osh of Recycled Love Dog Rescue and All Breed Dog Rescue.
Dog lovers are always going to go out of their way for their FurKids.