Best House Pets that Aren't Cats and Dogs


The Top Ten

1 Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world.

I raised rabbits and they are so cute! If you are getting only one get a male they are so much more friendly than a female. I once had one female and it was a disaster.

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

Adorable - Phillip873

4 Guinea Pigs Guinea Pigs 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.

When I was 7 or something, my brother's class pet were these 2 guinea pigs. A black-and-white one, which I called Dominos, liked being brushed but the other one, which my littler brother named HotTea, just hung out in the pen most of the time. by the way, HotTea is da greatest name ever.

5 Birds Birds

They are sweet

6 Gerbils 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.
7 Chinchillas Chinchillas 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.
8 Butterflies Butterflies Butterflies are part of the class of insects in the order Lepidoptera, along with the moths. Adult butterflies have large, often brightly coloured wings, and conspicuous, fluttering flight.
9 Lizards Lizards
10 Turtles

They eat jellyfish
That is awesome

The Contenders

11 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 animals!

12 Ferrets Ferrets 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.

I want one so bad. Like so SO bad. But we have cats. And we think they might fight. And the cats might injure the ferret. So sad because they are just like dogs.


13 Betta Fish
14 Snake Snake Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears. About 600 species are venomous, some of which can be fatal to humans if no medical help is sought.

These animals r awesome and need little care

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