Reblogging to add that this goes for all characters ever, not just subeta pets
I’m not going to speak on behalf of the mentally ill, because I have no illness and it’s not really my place. I will, however, speak on behalf of authors.
Because it is offensive, as a writer, to see other writers tacking on character traits without actually understanding them or doing the research. Why do people think it is ok to do that. That would be like writing a travel guide without ever visiting a place because it sounded nice. Or writing a fanfic of a movie that you never saw. You don’t do that. Put in the time.