Sorry, darling, I spent all the Christmas cash on Fido: Pet owners splurge more money on presents for their animals than for partners At least 75% of pet-owners buy gifts for their four-legged friendsSome 66% spend more on a pet than a partnerAverage spend is 38Pets At Home have already sold 49,000 pet advent calenders in the UK | UPDATED: 11:07 GMT, 30 November 2012 Britain's boyfriends and girlfriends may well be getting present envy this festive season. Especially when they look under the tree on Christmas morning and find the dog has more presents than they do
You've been ad! The daft spoof small ads one joker put up in shop windows | UPDATED: 07:43 GMT, 28 November 2012 Normally these little cards advertise everything from second-hand cars to baby-sitters, cleaners, kittens and rabbits. But the ones created by 46-year-old Preston Likely were designed for a laugh and to see whether anyone would reply in similar humorous vein. After two years and 70 small ads, placed in shop windows throughout England, he has just published a book containing his best spoofs.