People and especially kids always want to get a pet. they think they are so cute and cuddly and is like an extension of the family but if they really knew the problems associated with owning a pet they might think twice.
3.You will have to deal with your pets weird or perverted sexual hangups. Cats and especially birds think petting is foreplay. If you plan on owning turtles be prepared to deal with weird penis fanning issues. And yeah you may have to help him put it back in afterwards. Seriously:NOT KIDDING
4.Iguanas Know when women are menstruating. During their mating season which lasts about 3 months and smells blood on you or a women in your household is menstruating they can smell it and will actually try to attack you more than often
7. Many Pets carry diseases with them or contract them and then pass them on to you or your family. From dogs or cats you can catch ringworm, roundworm, hookworm, diarrhea, Salmonella(which in some case sis lethal) etc. etc. You get the picture.