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Death by Pet

A Hilariously History of Misguided Pets

Illustrated by Rebecca Pry
LIST PRICE $9.99

Learn about the most hilarious (and regrettable) pet choices that led to less-than-happy endings with Death by Pet.

Killed by a cassowary, run through by a red deer, and hacked down by a once-huggable hippo named Humphrey: as much as we love animals, some things are better left in the wild. Learn about the most hilarious (and regrettable) pet choices that led to less-than-happy endings with Death by Pet. Playful illustrations turn these regrettable pets into hilarious anecdotes perfect for fans of dark humor. Humorous language and hilarious asides keep each profile lighthearted enough for even the biggest pet lovers. From wolves to wildebeests, camels to cats, find out why everyone is better off with a pet rock.

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