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What is the best pet animal (excluding cats and dogs) you've ever owned, and why?


Cats and dogs are common household pets, but we want to hear about your other type of favorite pet. Please keep answers confined to your personal experience with the pet you describe. (Not looking for a description of an animal, but a description of YOUR animal).

 
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Best Answer Linda Bilyeu (Sunshine625) says

4 years ago
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Stephanie Bradberry (StephanieBCrosby) says

4 years ago
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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    Snakes and spiders aren't pets for the feint of heart. Many of them do require that you feed them live animals as food. My fellow airmen in the Air Force made pets of tarantulas, as we were stationed at a location where they were easy to catch.

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Nettlemere says

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    Melissa A Smith 4 years ago

    Sounds like a great pet. I wouldn't mind having one of these.


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Silva Hayes says

4 years ago
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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    Beautiful answer, Silva Hayes. Squirrels seem so skittish, once they're in the wild, but it's fascinating to hear they'd behave like a pet if raised by people from early life.


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DrMark1961 says

4 years ago
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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    Another friend of mine owned an iguana. It liked to station itself on top of one of her cabinets and observe the lowly humans. He seemed quite intelligent (if not a bit arrogant :D)

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Christin Sander (ChristinS) says

4 years ago
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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    Amazing. I'm learning today how many people make house pets of rabbits. I had no idea.

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JLaszlo says

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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    I had an aquarium a long time ago and I kept a rare sort of shrimp in it (along with other sea creatures). It looked very much like a blue miniature lobster and it was a spectacular hunter.

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Dana Strang (DanaTeresa) says

4 years ago
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    WD Curry 111 4 years ago

    Thelma and Louise . . . ha ha ha! Rats are more complex than we give them credit for being.

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H C Palting (Express10) says

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Debra Allen (Lady Guinevere) says

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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    The only goats I was ever around ate everything in sight. I think that would be a handful training one. Sounds like your Muscovy Ducks might be distantly related to platypus.

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Valerie Garner (joyfuldesigns) says

4 years ago
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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    Rabbits are so curious that even the wild ones around my home come surprisingly close to the house. Dust baths for chinchillas? I'll have to learn more about that!

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WD Curry 111 says

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    Linda Bilyeu (Sunshine625) 4 years ago

    You are one daring Floridian standing there holding that gator! He'll keep more than just the Yankees out of your yard!:)


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Michelle Keiper says

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starrkissed says

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    Jason Marovich 4 years ago

    A buddy of mine owned ferrets. They were a little high maintenance, it seemed. But, he really loved them. Guinea Pigs are adorable.

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