Here are 7 signs that your cat, dog, rabbit, parrot (delete as appropriate) rules your home...
1. Your pet plays a not so fun game called ‘doorway psych'
Mr Tiddles: "I want to go outside. Just kidding! I want to come inside. Just kidding! I want to go outside..."
2. You co-ordinate your decorating scheme with your pet's furniture
floating storage unit leaves plenty of space for the dogs to snooze -
and of course their grey bed ties in beautifully with the monochrome
3. You can't get any work done, or anything else for that matter
pet's favourite place to settle down is in your arms, laptop and
newspaper... basically just anywhere that they might be in the way.
4. A lint roller is your best friend
You own a hell of a lot of lint rollers for all the fur, hair and anything else that might get stuck to your clothes, furniture and carpet.
5. You stay at home on a Friday night to entertain your pet
Yes, this does happen, and yes, I am guilty. Popcorn for two, please.
6. Your home is incomplete without animal print
You have a dog, so it makes sense to get a dog print armchair. You have ducks, so you get a duck print cushion... you get the drift.
7. You put your pet's needs first
You've just had a long day at work and all your want to do is curl up on the sofa, but your cat is in your seat. Oh well, it's Mr Tiddle's seat now, after all, he's spent a long day chasing mice.
Does your furry friend rule your home? Here's 5 ways to tell you're in a cat lovers home
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Ginevra Benedetti has been the Deputy Editor of Ideal Home magazine since 2021. With a career in magazines spanning nearly twenty years, she has worked for the majority of the UK’s interiors magazines, both as staff and as a freelancer. She first joined the Ideal Home team in 2011, initially as the Deputy Decorating Editor and has never left! She currently oversees the publication of the brand’s magazine each month, from planning through to publication, editing, writing or commissioning the majority of the content.
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