Main Page Go to Short Stories Go back to Articles Go to Comics Go to Continued Series Go to Editorial Go to New Series

Show All | Week 1 | Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7 | Week 8 | Week 9 | Week 10 | Week 11 | Week 12 | Week 13 | Week 14 | Week 15 | Week 16 | Week 17 | Week 18 | Week 19 | Week 20 | Week 21 | Week 22 | Week 23 | Week 24 | Week 25 | Week 26 | Week 27 | Week 28 | Week 29 | Week 30 | Week 31 | Week 32 | Week 33 | Week 34 | Week 35 | Week 36 | Week 37 | Week 38 | Week 39 | Week 40 | Week 41 | Week 42 | Week 43 | Week 44 | Week 45 | Week 46 | Week 47 | Week 48 | Week 49 | Week 50 | Week 51 | Week 52 | Week 53 | Week 54 | Week 55 | Week 56 | Week 57 | Week 58 | Week 59 | Week 60 | Week 61 | Week 62 | Week 63 | Week 64 | Week 65 | Week 66 | Week 67 | Week 68 | Week 69 | Week 70 | Week 71 | Week 72 | Week 73 | Week 74 | Week 75 | Week 76 | Week 77 | Week 78 | Week 79 | Week 80 | Week 81 | Week 82 | Week 83 | Week 84 | Week 85 | Week 86 | Week 87 | Week 88 | Week 89 | Week 90 | Week 91 | Week 92 | Week 93 | Week 94 | Week 95 | Week 96 | Week 97 | Week 98 | Week 99 | Week 100 | Week 101 | Week 102 | Week 103 | Week 104 | Week 105 | Week 106 | Week 107 | Week 108 | Week 109 | Week 110 | Week 111 | Week 112 | Week 113 | Week 114 | Week 115 | Week 116 | Week 117 | Week 118 | Week 119 | Week 120 | Week 121 | Week 122 | Week 123 | Week 124 | Week 125 | Week 126 | Week 127 | Week 128 | Week 129 | Week 130 | Week 131 | Week 132 | Week 133 | Week 134 | Week 135 | Week 136 | Week 137 | Week 138 | Week 139 | Week 140 | Week 141 | Week 142 | Week 143 | Week 144 | Week 145 | Week 146 | Week 147 | Week 148 | Week 149

Neopia's Fill in the Blank News Source | 28th day of Storing, Yr 22
The Neopian Times Week 15 > Articles > Pampering Your NeoPet to Your Utmost Abilities

Pampering Your NeoPet to Your Utmost Abilities

by Jack_278

Now that you know how to get Neopoints... what are you going to do with these Neopoints? Well, first of all, you should get a bank account. There's interest--I myself am currently getting about 1,000 NP per day on interest- but another advantage is that, if you carry all your money on you, it's much easier for some Neopian monster to steal them. I myself usually carry about 3,000 - 4,000 Neopoints, so that it'll last me a while when I'm both doing my shop, and getting things for my NeoPets.

But something that many moneymakers do not understand (I am ashamed to say that at first I could be counted in that category, but I have learned the error of my ways) is that Neopoints are NOT, and I repeat, NOT, the only thing that matters in this game. What's the point of piling of Neopoints when you're not going to use them for anything? Which is not to say that you should spend Neopoints carelessly, without regard for expense or your bank account. It is best to try to achieve a sort of balance, pampering your pets according to your income.

One excellent way of doing this is the Astro-Villa. It is not really very expensive. A week's stay for one pet is only 3,990 NP, with all the extras! But this is not the only Neolodge--there are less expensive five-star ones, and even less expensive moderately comfortable ones. The Neolodge will treat your pet well, and your pet will enjoy a stay there, so it can be a vacation for both you and your pet.

But you can't put your NeoPet in the Astro-Villa all the time. What many people seem not to realise is the existence and necessity of NeoHomes. You wouldn't want to be wandering the streets all your life, now would you? And even if you would, consider your NeoPet! Another thing that many people seem not to realise is that only certain Tyrannian furniture is fit for a NeoHome. For example, a dung bathtub is not a very good bathtub for a pet who is trying to clean itself. A Stone Desk, however, is certainly not a problem. In fact, it's a cheap and good desk that I recommend. Most of the best furniture, however, would be purchased at the furniture store in the Neopian Bazaar. But be careful--don't get furniture that is essentially useless, because you'll be paying for it! Another useless thing that I have noticed, is that many people make rooms in their NeoHome which seem to have no purpose. They are labeled 'Unnamed' and have no furniture in them. Then, of course, there is the matter of the rooms themselves. For their material, I'd suggest Stone or Brick--they don't cost too much, and they aren't going to fall down on your pet like a Straw House.

And then you come to the matter of food. I do not have a high respect for owners who decide to go to the Water Faerie at the Healing Springs and wish for her to make their pets be no longer hungry. Seriously, 'an apple a day keeps the doctor away' and an apple, which can feed your pet twice, only costs about 5 NP! So what do you have to lose? I myself feed my pets things from the Food Shop, Organic Shop, sometimes Chocolate Factory, and often get them a little weirdness from another land, or even from outer space! It doesn't cost very much-trust me, you won't go to the poorhouse because of feeding your pet some decent food. And if you don't even want to spend that much money... in other words, if you're a very miserly owner, then at least go get some free Omelette from Tyrannia. It feeds three, and the taste varies, so your pets won't mind having a lot of omelette... although it would be nice to buy them some real food once in a while.

And now, the best way to pamper your pet! Yes, Lupes and Jubjubs, I have finally got to TOYS!!! Toys are something that every NeoPet should have, but what to get? Should you get your little Mynci an expensive Usuki or an inexpensive Fuzzle? Again, I think it's an issue of your income, and your spending money smarts. Maybe you should get your NeoPet a Bike instead of emptying your bank entirely to get that expensive, awesome Rainbow Scooter? But maybe, just maybe, you shouldn't get that 5 NP Broken Chia Plushie. When you're looking for toys, be sure to get enough, and make sure that they're what your NeoPet would really want, and that they're not some 99,999 NP toy when your pet would be just as happy with a much cheaper one. Another thing. If you have four NeoPets, like I do, they'll be happy to share toys with one another-but maybe you should get each of them one or two private toys.

That's pretty much your basics on pet-pampering! Neomail all questions or comments to me, Jack_278. Again, I'd like to dedicate this (*Glares. Silence prevails*) article to my wonderful NeoPets: Alibluef the Alien Grundo, Bluefishmon8899 the...uh... Baffled Koi, GoldenRod015 the Great Lupe, and Zboin the Zigzagging Acara!

Week 15 Related Links

Crooky and Nip's Friend
They managed it and crammed more URLs together. The search led them off course sometimes...

by Baron1876


The Perfect PetPet
Instead of feeling proud, the little yellow Aisha felt nervous.

by leb388


NeoPet Personalities
Many Newbies have asked me time and time again, what is my NeoPet

by merlin775


The Battledome for Weaker Pets: Two
Get Battledome help for your weak pets.

by hyper_anthony1000


Blue Moon: Part Six
Though from time to time, he would find a patch of sand, and try to draw out a plan...

by _drake_


What's In Your Pet's Bedroom?
There are lots of different ways to decorate your pet's bedroom, all of which can be adjusted to fit your pet's personality...

by Kittykat2950


Buying on NeoPets
Naturally, you will want the lowest price possible, and this can take some searching, especially on the more expensive items.

by funky_town_angel



Search :
Other Stories

Yet Again, More Neopian Conspiracy Theories
Have you noticed that no matter how much NP you put in the Wishing Well...

by onugu


Eyries, Shoyrus and Scorchios
All these dragons are popular pets but have you ever wondered how they relate to each other.

by mightydragonmaster


Codestones vs. Dubloons
First, and foremost, you have to decide for yourself, which would you prefer Speedy, or Cheap and there is a real big difference...

by Finalhit


Neopets | Main | Articles | Editorial | NeoMarket
Short Stories | Comics | New Series | Continued Series | Search