Here’s the thing. I love Pluto. Not Pluto the planet, Pluto the Disney dog.
If you need proof or back story on why Pluto is amazing, you can follow these links to my previous blog posts about the wonderment that is Pluto.
All right, now here is the problem. I think I’ve just established that since his first appearance in 1930, Pluto has shown himself to be clever, loving and fun. I don’t want to start a controversy, but I firmly believe that Pluto is in fact a better role model and friend than Mickey.
Yet Mickey has theme parks! Mickey gets to be the star of the parades, and Mickey has all the merchandise.
Now I know that it is too late to dethrone the mouse. It would take a coup d’état that would leave the small world ride in ruins.
But I don’t think it’s too much to ask to want a cute Pluto t-shirt, tank top, or even a nice hat! I don’t mean one of those weird hats with the droopy ears. I want a classy baseball cap.
And as for shirts, even Maleficent had cute girly tank tops in all the Disney stores. Pluto: nothing feminine. This
is the ONLY Pluto shirt they have! The only one! (more…)