I don't think that logging out to stable or retrieve your pet is within the spirit of the game. At no point should in order to gain advantage in a game should 'logging out' be part of it. There are certain situations where you can actually exploit this, currently i see no reason for doing this other than the convenience of saving your pet from death upon your own death. I believe if you die, your pet must go down with the ship. Here's a few situations that show how lame the current logging pet system can be: Lets say i have a greater dragon, i can set the greater dragon on another player, that other player may then kill me, however i can then wait and see how well my pet fairs, I could get a kill from the dragon or simply wait until my dragon is redlined then log out, it's a no lose situation. Also, I could set my dragon or other pet on another player then run off and hide, when logged in, to retrieve my pet i would have to use a pet ball/balls which will reveal me. However if i log out and in, i can retrieve the pet without revealing myself. I say that with pet balls (and the low cost of petball insurance now) there's no reason that logging out should statble your pet and logging in should retrieve your pet. I wouldn't be surprised if a dev played a trammel tamer, as this current system has trammel tamer written all over it.