Here we go again, adding more critters to the Ettl household.  One kitten seemed reasonable but then THIS kitten just happens to have a twin sister.  Really?  Ok, two more kittens.  Let's hope they never need plastic surgery.  You read that right.  People ARE getting pricey plastic surgery for their pets.

While caring for a pet is getting more expensive, The New York Times reports that their owners may be feeding their own vanities more than the needs of their pets.

Americans spent $69.5 billion on their pets last year, and that isn’t all Alpo and Little Friskies. It includes hip replacements, tummy tucks, eyelid lifts and even gender reassignment surgery.

Katie and your kitties--don't get any ideas! (The New York Times)