A real pet: one you care for and enjoy without any real thought to breeding or what god-awful "cute" picture you are going to litter message boards with. i.e: nota little, fuzzy fetish.
So from this, I take it, Is you're opinion and it is the correct one? nonsense, I can assure you Effee is cared for in every aspect 24/7, she stays in the best kennels whilst I'm overseas, she wants for nothing.
Other than just dragging this thread on for argumentative reasons! I see no point to continually adding to it.