I just finished a Floyd Press column–way closer to deadline than is my usual–about the money and attention we lavish on our pets. Here’s an excerpt below, and if this subject interests or amazes you, read lots more factoids in this Business Week piece on “The Pet Economy” from 2007. _______________________________ …PetSmart opened more than 100 stores–last year! Their PetHotels feature kennel TVs that play Animal Planet, “bone booths” where pets can take calls from their owners, and porous floors where dogs can pee. …

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