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21 Reasons To Have A Pet Succulent

Succulents are the new cats.

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1. For starters, succulents are very low maintenance.

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2. All they need is water and a nice pot.

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3. Which means they won't be trying to eat your human food.

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No matter how good that avocado toast looks.

4. They're usually reasonably priced.

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5. You don't have to pay vet bills when your pet is a plant.

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6. And you can have a double-digit number of succulents and it's still a normal and manageable thing.

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7. Plus, terrariums are cool AF.

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8. Succulents will not disturb you when you want to quietly do some work.

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9. So it's fine to bring them to your office.

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10. And you don't have to worry about anyone being allergic.

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11. They are very aesthetically pleasing.

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12. And add decoration to your space.

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13. You can choose a planter that suits your personality.

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14. You can also give them funny names.

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15. Succulents stay right where you left them.

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16. And they don't make messes.

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Unless YOU are clumsy and knock them over.

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17. They can be tiny enough to fit into your life.

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18. Especially when they are babies, and you can carry them around ANYWHERE.

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(Except maybe if you're going through airport security.)

19. They don't mind being dressed up in silly costumes.

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20. And they make excellent models for artsy pictures.

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21. So if you can't get a PET pet, don't feel bad. Succulents are the cutest little things that will add brightness to your life!

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(Literally, they add brightness because they need sunlight.)