Do you live in an apartment or somewhere pets are unwelcome? If you lack the facilities for a real pet, or if you are wondering if your child is ready for a real pet, getting him an electronic pet that he can love and care for might be excellent preparation for the bigger responsibilities up ahead.
One of these electronic toys or virtual pets might be just the right thing for your little one. Let them have fun while they find out what it takes to look after a live pet.
Don't be misled though, the FurReal pets are first and foremost fun toys that any kid will love.
FurReal Pets - A Puppy Dog
FurReal Friends Get Up & GoGo My Walkin' Pup PetOne of the first lessons we must teach new puppy owners is to never let their dogs out for neighborhood walks without a leash. This cute little electronic dog is one your child can literally take for walks. The FurReal puppy is controlled by her leash, so she will never go out without it. As adults, we all know leashes can save a dogs life, but children need to be taught and this gives us a risk free way to teach them.
This adorable little puppy is soft and cuddly as well as clever! She responds to a child's touch, just like a real dog. The puppy also sits, barks and wags it's tail.
If the idea behind getting your child an electronic pet is in part to teach her how to care for a dog, this is as real as it gets without being live. The FurReal puppy is a delightful little companion for children over four years old.
FurReal Friends Hop `N Cuddle Tan BunnyChildren enjoy visiting pet stores. Well, in truth, we all enjoy visiting and admiring the precious little creatures. The animals often tug at our hearts to take them home, but it is nearly impossible to ignore a child and the pretty pet when they are begging to go home together. But, in the real world pets require more than simple adoration.
Bunnies are so soft and they look so very cuddly. Rabbits are also very quiet pets. Children aren't frightened by bunnies the way they are by some loud or rambunctious dogs. But we should all keep in mind, live bunnies require a lot of care. In some ways, they can be more work than a dog. After all, you can't just let the bunny out into the back yard to take care of his business. We had a few bunnies when I was a child and I can assure you, they require large cages that need to be cleaned frequently.
It really is easier to give a child an electronic bunny to play with. To be honest, real bunnies don't "play" well. They are adorable to look at, but they are not playtime pets.
FurReal Friends Daisy Plays-With-Me Kitty ToyKitties are another pet that looks perfect for children, but in reality might not be the best companion. Many cats are loners and they choose when they will grace you with their presence. I can't even begin to guess the number of times I have seen a child chase a cat around a room, or house, just to touch them. And, Lord have mercy! They better not try to pick that kitty up! Cats have claws, unless the claws have been surgically removed, and trust me when I say, cats know how to use their claws. It is often the first very real lesson a child learns about live cats.
FurReal kitties are the type of cats suitable for children. They won't claw them, they won't run and hide from them, they won't bring the child dead animals, and the best part, they won't stink up the house. Don't get me wrong, I love cats! I have 3 grandkitties myself and I wouldn't trade them for anything, but my daughter didn't have cats until she was an adult and started adopting cats all on her own.
A FurReal kitty will play with your child. They will let them pet them and they will purr in delight over your child's presence. Yes, this truly is the best cat pet for a child.
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