Is it immoral to own a pet?

In 2007, Americans spent $41 billion on their pets, according to this article. Yet tens of millions of people are starving, homeless, and sick, including many people in this country. Given these facts, is it immoral to pay money for the care of a pet?

Not sure 

Yes, it’s immoral. 

No, it’s fine. 

Stupid question! 

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One Reply to “Is it immoral to own a pet?

  1. Spending on sports is at least as much, quite probably more. Shall we have a poll on whether sports are immoral?

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