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A new study reveals that seven in ten of the Gen Z generation would rather adopt a pet than have their own kids.

While 57% of millennials love their pet more than their own sibling and 30% chose a pet over their significant other.

It also found 81% of millennial pet owners say they love their pet more than at least one family member

Researchers found  85% of cat owners were slightly more likely to choose their pet over a relative

More millennials did say they’d rather be “people parents” than Gen Zers, but 58% still say they’d rather own a furry friend than become a parent.

The study also says that Millennials spend more than any other group to keep their pets healthy.

Millennial pet owners budget $216 a month for their pets and spend roughly $198.

Gen X adults only budget $161 and spend $141 each month on pet care.

Around 60% of millennials are extremely confident in their ability to afford emergency care for their pets.

While 49% of millennials would pick up a second job to pay off their pet’s bills and 46% would start a GoFundMe page.

 


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