Best Small Pets to Have

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The Top Ten

1 Hermit Crab
2 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.
3 Box Turtles

OK, I do not HAVE a turtle, but I know that they are one of the best reptiles to own :)
(Research) :) good luck if you want to get a pet!

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

Rabbits are cute fuzzy but there are 2 types of rabbit group
Upright ears can be found to himalayan, florida white rabbits
Down ears can be found to the lop rabbits

But rabbits are not easy to take care of they need lot of space
They need a lot of bedding
They can die of touching lead to heart attack
They poop everywhere

They are so cute - OneWayStreet

Rabbits are by far the best small pet to have. Their feeling capivity is so big. My rabbit has lived for so long and is my best friend.

5 Betta Fish

My Betta Fish Lives In A 1 Gallon Tank, He’s Happier Than He Was When He Was In That 5 Gallon Tank When That Person Gave The Betta To Me In The 5 Gallon Tank!

6 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.
7 Parrots Parrots Parrots, also known as psittacines, are birds of the roughly 393 species in 92 genera that make up the order Psittaciformes, found in most tropical and subtropical regions.
8 Geckos Geckos Geckos are lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world. They range from 1.6 to 60 cm.
9 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.

That quote is true. They say a dog is a mans best friend. They say a dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than it loves itself. Those are true. Rats are dogs too. Cause they just are so much like dogs. So.. A rat is a mans best friend. A rat is the only thing on earth that loves you more than it loves itself. Technically.

Timmy soup? Ekekepowpow? WUT R U SAYING!? I love rats by the way

So cute and loyal and fun.
"Understanding a rats love for its owner is understanding true love itself"- anonymous

Rats are a.w.e.s.o.m.e.! Which means
Awesome wowee elephant so-cool ooh moo ekekepowow!
V.o.t.e f.o.r r.a.t.s.! Which means vote ooh to eh for
Ooh! Rats rats amazing toopow Timmy soup!

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

That’s a guinea pig not a hamster and why are rats higher than Guinea pigs

These are also cute - OneWayStreet

They are the best

The Contenders

11 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.

GERBILS! Ya the best!

... You're the Timmy soup guy aren't you.

Gerbils are g.e.r.b.I.l.s (gerbils) which means gerbil err ropow bam ialalsk laaapowww ss-thing

12 Ant Ant Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera.

Ants are okay butt we all know that house flies make better pets!

13 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.

An these are cute - OneWayStreet

14 Tarantula Tarantula Tarantulas comprise a group of large and often hairy arachnids belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders, of which approximately 900 species have been identified.

I have one and he requires less attention and care than my mice, betta fish, scorpions, rats, budgies, gold fish and cats. AND he's very friendly. Never bites.

15 Budgerigar Budgerigar The budgerigar, also known as the common pet parakeet or shell parakeet and informally nicknamed the budgie, is a small, long-tailed, seed-eating parrot.
16 Bearded Dragon Bearded Dragon

Very laid back and docile.

17 Lovebirds
18 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.

I had mice and there were twice as affectoionate than my hamster
cons pros
short life spans really friendly
males stink rarley bite
need two doe adorable

19 Pygmy Marmoset
20 Fennec Fox Fennec Fox The fennec fox or fennec is a small nocturnal fox found in the Sahara of North Africa. Its most distinctive feature is its unusually large ears, which also serve to dissipate heat.
21 Sugar Glider Sugar Glider The sugar glider is a small, omnivorous, arboreal, and nocturnal gliding possum belonging to the marsupial infraclass.
22 Kinkajou
23 Frilled Lizard Frilled Lizard The frilled-neck lizard, also known as the frilled lizard, frilled dragon or frilled agama, is a species of lizard which is found mainly in northern Australia and southern New Guinea. This species is the only member of the genus Chlamydosaurus.
24 Iguana Iguana Iguana is a genus of omnivorous lizards native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
25 Anole
26 Degu Degu The common degu is a small caviomorph rodent endemic to the Chilean matorral ecoregion of central Chile. The name "degu" on its own indicates either the entire genus Octodon or, more likely, O. degus.
27 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.
28 Meerkat Meerkat The meerkat or suricate is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata.
29 Flying Squirrel Flying Squirrel
30 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.
31 Koala Koala The koala is an arboreal herbivorous marsupial native to Australia. It is the only extant representative of the family Phascolarctidae and its closest living relatives are the wombats.
32 Skunk Skunk Skunks are mammals known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong odor. Different species of skunk vary in appearance from black-and-white to brown or cream colored, but all have warning coloration.
33 Blue-Tongued Skink
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