My Pet Slug

These slugs were purchased back in 1991, although they were originally produced in the mid 1980s. They were made by an artist called Ken Bakeman, who called his company ‘My Pet Slug.’ A number of retailers stocked them at the time.

Ken made them from woods such as red cedar, pine or walnut, and paints and varnishes them so realistically that they can be hard to tell from the real thing.

At the time you could even send off $5 and get a certificate to prove your membership of the ’slug club.’ At the time, Ken wondered if the pet slugs might become the new ‘pet rock.’

“The pet rock relied heavily on packaging” he pointed out, “while the slug can stand on its own. Well, it could if it had legs.”

20 Responses to My Pet Slug

  1. potato man

    Suicidal slug

  2. ryandontlikeyou

    tbh i wouldent put it past tim to have a pet slug lol hes that kind of person

  3. JPaul C

    The American Slug Club sounds shotgun-related

  4. candy channel


  5. Slug

    There's an american what club?

  6. Yeeter Beeter

    S u i c i d e

  7. N337av G#o5h

    0:30 Tim, you alright? I hope that was just humour and nothing else.

  8. James King

    Is terminal velocity for slugs even high enough to kill them in a fall?


    this one is about to commit suicide

  10. Lil_Savage_Gracey

    I have one too.His name is sluggy

  11. WhiteBoyWithAnIpod

    I sexually identify as a slug and I'm triggered

  12. Jamie Riley

    I wanted to see a real slug not a fake wooden slug

  13. PEACE!

    i thought it was real!!

  14. Kairu Hakubi

    I miss living in Seattle. Guys like this would show up on your doorstep every night. If one got inside, he'd leave a sparkly trail on the carpet and you could follow his doodly path

  15. Sweet T

    I have 5 (real) pet slugs

  16. Hannah !¡

    there's an American Slug Club? how can one be apart of this club

  17. Stephen b

    S U I C I D E

  18. Genji

    this looks like small alien Dick

  19. Ellis Davis

    Hah my dad has these on our fridge at home

  20. GreyRush

    I was excited to see Tims actual pet slug :c

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