Once again, it's the time of year that we're besiegned by a plethorea of pumpkin spice products. I'm as big of a fan of pumpkin spice as anyone — hello, coffee creamer! — but some of the products available this year seem a bit way out there to me. Here are a few for you, […]

Once again, it's the time of year that we're besiegned by a plethorea of pumpkin spice products. I'm as big of a fan of pumpkin spice as anyone — hello, coffee creamer! — but some of the products available this year seem a bit way out there to me. Here are a few for you, the reader, to consider:

Pumpkin Spice Spam – Really? Yes, it is true. Hormel has married the flavor of pumpkin spice with its classic luncheon meat in a can. Maybe these two flavors should have just secretly eloped and not told anyone about it. Retailmenot.com.

Espiree Pumpkin Spice Shampoo for dogs –– Why exclude Fido from this season's pumpkin spice paloza? A matching cologne scent also is available. Amazon.com

Purina Beggin' Strips Pumpkin Spice Flavor Dog Treats – Just in case Fido's been eyeing that pumpkin pie on the counter. Plenty of other brands and varieties also available at Chewy.com.

Friskies Party Mix Natural Yums Pumpkin Flavor Cats Treats – What would Morris say? This and more at Chewy.com.

The Sudsy Soaper Supercreamed Triple Butter Shave Soap, Pumpkin Spice – But does it work on bagels, too?. Sudsysoaper.com.

Special Kitty Scoopable Clumping Odor Control Cat Litter, Pumpkin Spice Scented – Well, it's better than the alternative, isn't it? . Walmart.com.