It has long been considered the ultimate faux pas of gift giving, but it would seem the act of redirecting an unwanted present to a third party is becoming a socially acceptable practice.

Especially pets. Pets need a home too

With the buying-wrapping-delivering frenzy of another festive season upon us, a recent survey found a very magnanimous 83 per cent of respondents said they wouldn’t mind being given a recycled gift.

The key to a seamless “regifting”, as the potentially Scrooge-like process has become known, is in pairing an unwanted parcel to a suitable new owner.

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