a quick snippet from an every-day conversation á la Pangcakes (www.pangcakes.blogspot.com...which you hopefully knew already):
my boyfriend: When we move in together can I have a pig?
me: a pig????!
bf: yeah, a mini pig. We can put a bow on it's head and walk it like a dog and-
me: Hun, if you get a pig I'm leaving you. It's me or the pig...
bf: either way, I lose a pig! :P