Overall, Americans spend about $126.19 on their pets each month!
When it comes to specific animals, owners of small pets, like guinea pigs, hamsters and gerbils, spend the most monthly, about $251.82 (Tracy concurs with two spoiled little hamsters at home!)
Dog owners spend way more than cat people, but if you want to save some cash, get a fish. Fish owners, spend only $62.53 a month.
Here's the list of biggest pet spenders by state.
- Delaware - $311.90
- Massachusetts - $272.50
- Washington - $186.37
- Texas - $182.30
- Alabama - $158.13
- New York - $156.46
- Louisiana - $156.00
- California - $153.59
- New Hampshire $149.29
- Georgia - $146.28
Wow! These are car payments, but let's face it, you can't cuddle with an Oldsmobile!