It is because they aren't good enough to win by their own merits.
Pet implies an animal and a nutcracker is not an animal or even a living being. So regardless of the vagueness of the rules I'm choosing to ignore your attempt to use a loophole.
He is not the only one.Hey my rock was alive to me! :supermad:
I actually couldn't care less just in case my sarcasm isn't seen
Best decision I ever made buying from that guy.