If you often skip meals due to busyness or laziness, remember pets need consistent feeding. Irregular meals can lead to pet health issues.
Pets need a stable environment. If you're often away overnight, consider this: pets need their owners to be home regularly for care and comfort.
Pets can be messy. If you're not ready to clean up after them, including in public places, you might want to reconsider pet ownership.
If the sight of vomit makes you queasy, remember pets can get sick too. Can you handle cleaning up after a sick pet?
Pets require constant attention and can easily get lost. If you're not confident about keeping them safe, you might not be ready.
Pets need their own space. If your living situation doesn't allow for this, it could be a sign you're not ready for a pet.
Pet ownership is a big responsibility. Ensure you're ready to provide a happy, healthy life for your pet before making the commitment.