Top Ten Cutest Rodents


The Top Ten

1 Hamster Hamster Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. The subfamily contains about 25 species, classified in six or seven genera.

Love hamster!

They are the cutest! They are so small and fluffy and are little balls of poofines! They are cuter than rats, mice, squirrels, and guinea pigs!

Guinea pigs aren't stupid or disgusting. Shut up, let people get whatever rodent they want. They don't bite a lot. You're probably doing something wrong, so if you hate guinea pigs so much, why don't you give them away to a more responsible owner?

Hamsters are ADORABLE. I have a hamster named Otto and he's so small and fuzzy! - WildDogGirl

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2 Squirrel Squirrel Squirrels are members of the family Sciuridae, a family that includes small or medium-size rodents. The squirrel family includes tree squirrels, ground squirrels, chipmunks, marmots, flying squirrels, and prairie dogs amongst other rodents.

Give me my nuts!

3 Gerbil Gerbil A gerbil is a small mammal of the order Rodentia. Once known simply as "desert rats", the gerbil subfamily includes about 110 species of African, Indian, and Asian rodents, including sand rats and jirds, all of which are adapted to arid habitats.

Yay GERBILS are cute!

GERBILS ARE ADORABLE! So cute and tiny! Oh, and SUPER chubby!


GERBILS R amazing!

4 Chinchilla Chinchilla Chinchillas are two species of crepuscular rodents, slightly larger and more robust than ground squirrels. They are native to the Andes mountains in South America and live in colonies called "herds" at high elevations up to 4,270 m.

Every comment this list gets = one hug for a chinchilla. - RoseWeasley


5 Guinea Pig Guinea Pig The guinea pig, also called the cavy or domestic guinea pig, is a species of rodent belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia.

Guinea pigs are so cute and cuddly!

Guinea Pigs are a joy to watch and cuddle, they are a good pet to breed, so you get to see plenty of unbelievably cute babies on a regular basis.

So cute!

Two or three guineas are much cuter than an only lonely. They like to chase and squeak at each other, and make little tunnels through their hay. Other rodents like beavers might be objectively cuter, but guineas are the cutest rodent you can keep in your shack.

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6 Mouse Mouse A mouse is a small rodent characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, a body-length scaly tail and a high breeding rate. The best known mouse species is the common house mouse. It is also a popular pet.


7 Chipmunk Chipmunk Chipmunks are small, striped rodents of the family Sciuridae. Chipmunks are found in North America, with the exception of the Siberian chipmunk which is found primarily in Asia.

That picture though, so kawaii!

8 Beaver Beaver The beaver is a primarily nocturnal, large, semiaquatic rodent. Castor includes two extant species, the North American beaver and Eurasian beaver. Beavers are known for building dams, canals, and lodges.
9 Coypu

They stinky boys but I love it so much they love climbing into my clothing and giving it a little tug if you know what I mean. Always a quality fleshlight if you get them stuffed after they pass.

10 Rats Rats Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea. "True rats" are members of the genus Rattus, the most important of which to humans are the black rat, Rattus rattus, and the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus.



Lovely little guys.

12! What!

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The Contenders

11 Octodon
12 Rabbit Rabbit Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world.

Rabbits are lagomorphs. This group is closely related to rodents.

Rabbit aren't rodents, they're actually lagomorphs. But okay.

No comment on them? Only 12? They're damn adorable!

13 Kangaroo Rat
14 Capybara Capybara The capybara is the largest rodent in the world. It is a member of the genus Hydrochoerus, of which the only other extant member is the lesser capybara.

They have more friends than I do. - RoseWeasley

Capybaras are sooo cute

so cute!

15 Muskrat
16 Flying Squirrel Flying Squirrel

so cute

So cute

17 Marmot Marmot

( Insert Marmot Scream Here)

18 Hedgehog Hedgehog A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae, in the eulipotyphlan family Erinaceidae.

Hedgehogs are not rodents, but more closely related to moles and shrews (which are also commonly mistaken for rodents). - KalloFox34

Yes. Hedgehog is good. Yes.

Hedgehogs aren't rodents.

Hedgehogs are so cute! I would want one as a pet

19 Dormouse
20 Lemming

Suicidal ball of adorableness

21 Ground Squirrel
22 Gopher Gopher Pocket gophers, commonly referred to as gophers, are burrowing rodents of the family Geomyidae. About 35 species of gophers live in Central and North America.
23 Jerboa

Thir so cute and have long tails, they loo like my hamster but only have 2 legs

24 Ferret Ferret The ferret is the domesticated form of the European polecat, a mammal belonging to the same genus as the weasel, Mustela of the family Mustelidae.

This isn't a rodent. - DinoLover4242

25 Patagonian Mara
26 Porcupine Porcupine Porcupines are rodentian mammals with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that protect against predators.
27 Vole Vole
28 Gundi
29 Prairie Dog Prairie Dog Despite the name, they are not canines. Prairie dogs (genus Cynomys) are herbivorous burrowing rodents native to the grasslands of North America. The five species are: black-tailed, white-tailed, Gunnison's, Utah, and Mexican prairie dogs. They are a type of ground squirrel, found in the United States, more.


30 Groundhog Groundhog The groundhog, also known as a woodchuck, is a rodent of the family Sciuridae, belonging to the group of large ground squirrels known as marmots. It was first scientifically described by Carl Linnaeus in 1758.
31 Oryzomys
32 Tuco-tuco
33 Florida Woodrat

They're actually not pests unlike other rats.

34 Agouti

Pretty cool.

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