Information contained on this page is provided by NewsUSA, an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith.(NewsUSA) - The holiday season is a popular time for spending and gift giving, there's no doubt about it. Spending on pets is no exception. According to cat and dog breeders, mid-December is their busiest time of year. Families plan for the arrival of new puppies and kittens during their school-aged child's winter break from school, to give them ample time to spend with their new four-legged friend.