Dress Up Your Pet Without Stress
Animal Scene|December 2017

Costume play, or cosplay for short, is not something completely unknown to most people.

Marielle Almario

For a quick refresher, it simply means dressing up as a fictional character, but with more effort than just donning a standard store-bought Halloween costume.

Cosplay was always just an activity that many assumed only people would be involved in and not animals. But guess again, because thanks to some lovely cosplayers, it is possible to dress up your pet as anything you can think of (within the realm of possibility, of course).

There are some dos and don’ts and just some simple things one has to know before starting on even dressing your pet in an elaborate costume and that’s why we’re here: to share some quick tips and pointers on how to let your pet cosplay, with the help of some cosplayer friends and their cosplaying pets.

Start by trying out small things. It’s easy to get swept up in imagination and wanting to make the biggest and best outfit for your furry, or non-furry, friend. But starting from something as simple as a normal everyday outfit made out of old clothes can help. Doesn’t hurt that it counts as practice and can help you figure out more intricate and elaborate outfits down the line.

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