The Seven Saddest Costumed Pets on Etsy

The life of a domesticated animal may seem like one of total bliss, but that ain't always the case. While it's true that most pets are fed, groomed, and tended to by their owners (the responsible one, at least), they're often subject to the various whims and emotional mood-swings of their care-givers.

Halloween is the worst time of year for most of these pets who suffer the indignity of wearing a weird, awkward, or uncomfortable costume, carefully crafted on Esty

Pity the sad-eyed critters that had to model these outfits while you check out our rundown of Halloween weirdness. 

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.