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Which Small Pets Need To Be Kept In Pairs, And Which Are Best Housed Alone?

Which small animals should be housed solo, and which need to live in pairs or groups?

Ready to adopt a new pocket pet… or two?  Owning more than one small pet means extra care costs, but they’ll keep each other from getting lonely when you’re not around. Some small animals are social creatures that live together in the wild, while some are strictly solitary, prone to fighting when housed together. Here are some of our favorite social and not-so-social small animals: Guinea Pigs At the top of our list of most social small pets is the guinea pig. Sweet, cuddly and intelligent, they are herd animals that need lots of love and affection. Guinea pigs always need[…]Read More…

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What You Should Know Before Buying An Easter Bunny As A Pet

With Easter just around the corner, and bunnies everywhere you go – decorations, candy, greeting cards – you’re bound to catch bunny fever. While rabbits make excellent housepets for pet parents who do their research, buying a bunny on a whim to celebrate the holiday isn’t a wise idea. If you’re thinking about adopting some-bunny to love this Easter season, learn what a rabbit will need to be happy in your home. Where To Get A Snuggly Easter Bunny Rabbits are prey animals. By nature, they’re not cuddly like dogs and cats. They startle easily and may kick or bite[…]Read More…

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Why Rabbits Aren’t My Ideal Pets?

We all know how cute rabbits are. The way they twitch their noses; their long ears; their big hoppy feet; yes, they are adorable. They are also pretty quiet animals. They don’t bark like dogs, waking the neighbors in the middle of the night because of some loud noise. They don’t meow at all hours of the night like a cat because the cat decides he/she is hungry at 2am. No, as pets go, rabbits are quiet and pretty easy-going. Like every pet, rabbits need to be fed and their feces need to be cleaned up so to compare their[…]Read More…

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How To Care For An Orphaned Rabbits?

Baby rabbits, also referred to as kits, can be reared to adulthood by humans, but as always in these cases are a full time job. Certain needs have to be kept in mind; they need a warm, dry and quiet place of their own. Usually the mortality in these cases is discouragingly high, depending on the age the mother stopped nursing them, if other nursing females are available with the litter of about the same age and preferably with a smaller litter as a female has about 8 to 10 nipples, they should be considered as a better alternative to[…]Read More…