Octomom Supports Birth Control … for Pets

FILE - In this March 11, 2009 file photo, Nadya Suleman, the mother of octuplets, leaves her home in Whittier, Calif. Suleman says she used money from an inheritance and overtime wages from her job as a psychiatric technician to pay for her early fertilization procedures. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, file) AP Photo/Nick Ut, FILE

Updated at 3:14 p.m. ET

It's official. Octuplets mother Nadya Suleman doesn't want your dog or cat following in her footsteps.

As a front yard full of paparazzi cheered her on, Suleman unveiled a 3-foot-by-4-foot plastic sign Wednesday that reads: "Don't Let Your Dog or Cat Become an Octomom. Always Spay or Neuter."

People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals is paying Suleman $5,000 to keep the sign on her front door until June. 9. The organization is also throwing in a month's supply of veggie hot dogs and burgers for Suleman and her 14 children.

Suleman's octuplets, conceived by in vitro fertilization, were born in January 2009.

She has since struggled to pay her bills and was in danger of losing her home earlier this year.
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