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9 of the cutest birds that make great pets

Are you looking for a pet, maybe a feathery friend instead of a feline or a canine one? Birds are great companions with their funny antics and sweet songs – some of these can even be taught to speak! Cockatiels These colorful medium-sized birds of the parrot family are a delight around the house. Though they can be taught to speak, they are more inclined towards recreating quirky household noises like the doorbell, telephone ring, etc. They are extremely cuddly and affectionate and require a lot of play-time with the owner – you can teach them funny tricks! These fun [...]

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Posted by admin - July 27, 2015 at 2:46 am

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5 exciting things you didn’t know about jerboas

Jerboas! Did you even know they existed? You might have heard of chinchillas, gerbils or guinea pigs, but Jerboas are not your everyday rodents. These adorable animals might seem to be something straight out of a cartoon show; nonetheless, they are as real as any other rodent. Jerboas move around by jumping! Jerboas have specialized hind limbs that are around four times as long as their forelimbs; plus, they have a long tail to help keep their balance as they bounce around. These little creatures are like miniature kangaroos as they move around only by hopping on their long hind [...]

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Posted by admin - July 22, 2015 at 9:50 am

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The Smallest Rodents that Make for Big Fun as Pets

We’ve all wanted a dog or a cat as pet at some point. Rodents are special in this respect, seeing as most of us find these creatures adorable, but we don’t always consider getting one as a pet. With their tiny feet and button noses, they make for the perfect cuddly companion. So if you’re considering getting a rodent for a pet, and one that is small, but still a handful, and fun, look no further! Chinchillas With their thick coats, grey or beige in color, and their furry tails, chinchillas are usually about ten inches in length – the [...]

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Posted by admin - July 17, 2015 at 11:10 am

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The everything guide to caring for your pet chinchillas

Have you fallen in love with the small fur-balls that are chinchillas (and who can resist such an adorable name too!) and gone and bought one for yourself? They are fascinating creatures; though they are not very cuddly; they appreciate a scratch and a rub from time to time. Did you know that chinchillas live for 12 to 15 years on an average, so you have to plan accordingly for a long-time pet? We’re sure you want to know more facts and tips. Here is a comprehensive guide to take proper care of the little rodent – Create the perfect [...]

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Posted by admin - July 12, 2015 at 11:03 am

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The ABC of caring for Guinea Pigs as pets

Let’s begin with a quick refresher on our favorite pets – the cute, active, chirpy Guinea Pigs.  Native to South America, these natured mammals are quite lively and the lovable balls of fur, and are, more often than not, the first choice as a family pet. Of the many different breeds of guinea pigs, the three most common breeds are the Smooth-coated, the Abyssinian and the Peruvian, each with distinct physical traits, such as varied colors and coat-lengths. With their tiny appearance, furry coats and generally happy disposition, their popularity as household pets doesn’t really come as a surprise. They’re [...]

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Posted by admin - July 7, 2015 at 10:43 am

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