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Should You Get A Pet?
Pet keeping is morally justified.
Pets cause mental, emotional, and physical
for their owners.
Domesticated animals rely on humans' care to survive. We should provide such a care when possible.
Non-human animals co-habituate with other non-animals for survival. Doing the same with a human is no different.
Adopting pets from a rescue shelters improves those animals' lives.
Pets are a sign of royalty, which shows a person's high morals (due to their loyalty in preserving their social status, country's stature, and culture).
Pets can play an important role in advancing society as a whole.
Pets can put a financial strain on their owner.
Keeping a pet places bias on protecting one species over another.
The animal often has no option to leave, and is forced to comply with rules it cannot consent to.
The nuisance issue that pets cause (such as strays) burden governments with unnecessary costs.
Keeping pets forms a
mild system of inter-species oppression
Keeping pets is hazardous/offensive to other people.
Keeping pets supports the pet industry's darker side.
Keeping pets threatens endangered species if animals are taken out of the wild for pets, such as exotic pets.
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