A lot of people believe that owning animals is better than having children. The thought process behind this idea makes a lot of sense. With an animal, you can leave them alone in the backyard for extended periods of time. You can feed them by just throwing food onto the ground. With kids you're not supposed to do either of those things. Another reason animals may be a better option is that when they get stuck in an awkward position, it's cute and funny. But when a kid does it, you end up having to pay for their PTSD therapy and lots of ice cream. Here's to pets and their inexpensive self-trappings!