7 Reasons why Turtle Makes a Good Pet
A turtle is a Man/Woman's best friend
People say that a dog is a man's best friend. I say that a turtle too can be a person's best friend.
Here are 7 reasons why turtles makes good pet, especially for children.
Turtles are small and suitable in a confined house. Unlike monkeys and dogs, they don outgrow their size.
Turtles have a personality. They are shy creatures and do not like to be disturbed or manhandled. They hid inside their shell when they are frightened just like kids hid beneath their blanket. They can recognise their owner. They know when it is feeding time. They are better than a robot.
Compared to other pets, they are affordable even for a kid. They are easy to find. You can buy them in most pet shops.
Turtles are harmless. They don't bite unless you feed your fingers. They are pretty happy being alone as a single pet.
5. Easy to maintain
They are easy to maintain and simple to care. Just feed them, give them space to move around and leave them alone. They don't like to be disturbed. You don't need to dress them out the way most people dress their poodles. They live long life - as long as 25 years to 100 years. They can even outlive their owners.
You don't have to bring them for their daily evening walk or clean their poop in public. They have less health problems than cats and dogs.
Turtles are light. Children can bring it with them to school, to show off to their friends.
7. Life Lesson
Turtles are ideal for childre. Children learn at early age how to care for others and love God's creatures. They learn about responsibility - changing the water, cleaning the tank and feeding the turtle. They learn about science, the eco-system and care for the environment.
Turtle provides you a lifetime of companionship
Here is the bonus reason. Your girlfriend can come and go, but a turtle is your companion for life. If you don't have a date, get yourself a turtle! A turtle is a man's best friend.