We love our pets! They're part of our families...they're our fur babies!

Like our human babies, we (hopefully) want our fur babies to be happy. But happiness isn't always cheap.

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Money can't buy happiness...but it CAN buy a sweet tux and a guitar! (Getty Images)

A company called VIP Petcare found out that the average amount of happiness money pet owners spend on their pets is about $2260...every year.

That's over $183 per month.

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Pffft. Pocket change... (Getty Images)

Only about $300 of that was spent on "unexpected health care costs," the rest on spoiling.

All of this over the average lifespan of 10 years adds up to about $20,000 per pet. Spendy? Yes.

Worth it? YASSSSSS!

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