Would you adopt a pet if you knew that it would slowly melt into a puddle over its natural life span? Like kittens are solid, but eventually elderly cats are the ones that have lost all cohesion in their bodies?
Could you get a shotgun within 3 hours if you needed one because of a report of just one zombie? If so, would that be the weapon you would choose? Given three hours, would you try to get something else? Just askin'