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 Betta Fish
5 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.
6 Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha, found in several parts of the world.

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.

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

These are also cute - OneWayStreet

They are the best

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.

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.

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!

The Contenders

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

12 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

13 Bearded Dragon Bearded Dragon

Very laid back and docile.

14 Lovebirds
15 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

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