Top 7 Most Expensive Pet Birds ( Which do you want?) 1

Top 7 Most Expensive Pet Birds ( Which do you want?)

Our round-up of the world’s top-flight pets! Have you ever wondered what kinds of pet birds are kept by the rich and famous? The acquisition of rare, unusual, or ornamental birds is the preserve of the world’s wealthiest, with many of these beautiful creatures housed in palaces, estates, and mansions across the globe. Procuring expensive […]

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Can a Parakeet Die of Stress? Causes, Symptoms, and Remedies

As a parakeet owner, one of the heartbreaking things to endure in this beautiful journey is your beloved pet’s sudden, overnight death. Now that may seem very farfetched, and you may wonder why would that ever happen to your bird. Still, unfortunately, that’s not too uncommon. Parakeets are vulnerable to stress which can be life-threatening […]

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Can Guinea Pigs eat Herbs? ( Good and Bad herbs )

Guinea pigs can eat several kinds of herbs. An herb is a plant or plant part, valued for its medicinal, savory, or aromatic qualities (according to Miriam-Webster). Your guinea pig should have a well-rounded diet consisting of hay, pellets, and fresh produce, but they can enjoy certain herbs as a small treat or snack. Portioning […]

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Can Rabbits Eat Cabbage ( Storks and Leaves?)

Among other leafy greens, rabbits do eat cabbage. In fact, there are many aspects of this plant that they can find beneficial. For rabbits, cabbages are a source of essential vitamins and fiber. Too much cabbage, or introducing the vegetable too quickly, can cause your rabbit to experience digestive upset, however. Give your rabbit no […]

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Peruvian Guinea Pig | Keeping Peruvian Pet Guinea Pigs

The Peruvian guinea pig is best known for its extraordinary looks, namely its long, beautiful hair! Peruvian guinea pigs are gorgeous, sweet-tempered, and sociable. They also require lots of care to keep their long locks in check, however. This makes the Peruvian guinea pig the perfect pet for someone experienced and/or responsible… but less so […]

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Do parrots ever come back if they fly away ( How to retrieve them )

The worst thing that could happen to any parrot owner is having their pet flyway. Considering the nightmare, this can become, we must always make sure this doesn’t happen. But If you’re reading this I imagine, it happened to you. So, let me just say how sorry I am; I’ll do my best to assist […]

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Do parrots like music | Relaxing or Annoying for them?

Parrots are one of the most lovely animals you can find. I’m sure their happiness and playfulness makes you wonder if they love music. Well, let me tell you about it. Do parrots like music? Parrots are happy creatures that love to play, sing, dance, and listen to music, so yes parrots like music, you […]

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Budgie Temperature Range | Indoor & Outside Temperatures

Something that many fishkeepers and dog owners are constantly aware of is the temperatures of the pet’s environment. It’s well documented that certain fish need certain temperatures and that dogs can be prone to overheating (hence leaving the window down in cars).  One thing that many pet owners take for granted, however, is the ideal […]

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How Long Do Parakeets Live as Pets? Age Calculator | Aging Signs

First recorded in 1805, parakeets are some of the most popular pet birds in the world today, owing to their miniature size, low maintenance needs, and impeccable mimicry prowess. Did you know, parakeets aren’t one just specific breed? There are around 115 different species of these slender birds with tapering tails. With such a wide […]

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Can rabbits eat popcorn? Treat or Harmful

Popcorn is a popular snack known for its rich in fiber, low in calories, and contain more iron than spinach, eggs, and even peanuts. But if you have a rabbit as a pet, you may find yourself in a dilemma. When your pet sees the delicious snack in your lap, it may suggestively look at you that […]

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What Is The Lifespan of A Flemish Giant Rabbit?

True to its name, the Flemish Giant Rabbit is one gigantic bun. At 2.5 feet, they weigh in 12-20 pounds. This makes them the same size as small to medium-size dogs! Imagine one of these grand fellows hopping around your home. But What Is The Lifespan of A Flemish Giant Rabbit I hear you ask? […]

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Should Pets Be Allowed In School? – Pros And Cons For And Against

A common debate is whether pets should be allowed in school. There are definite advocates for both sides. Some teachers say that pets teach responsibility. They also suggest that pets can help kids manage stress. While this may be true, the wellbeing of the pets concerned is not being taken into account. A classroom is […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Apple Cores? Pros & Cons Of Apple Cores

You can indeed feed your guinea pig apple cores, with one stipulation. The seeds must be removed – every single one. This is because apple seeds, stored in the core, are poisonous. They contain a toxic compound called cyanide. So, yes, guinea pigs can eat apple cores. We still want to be sure to answer the […]

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7 Ways To Keep Your Guinea Pig Cool | Summer Hot Weather Tips

Guinea pigs make lovely pets, but they are rather sensitive. They have special digestive requirements, and specific temperature requirements as well. We consider the problem of how to keep your guinea pig cool in hot weather. Guinea pigs have a strong dislike of both heat and cold. They prefer an environment of 65-75 degrees. Otherwise, they […]

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Sheltie Guinea Pigs | Diet | Size | Breeding | Housing | Care Guide

The Sheltie Guinea Pig is best-known for its coat, which is long and luxurious. In fact, Sheltie Guinea Pigs are also known as ‘Silkies,’ in reference to this striking feature. The fur of the Sheltie Guinea Pig is downright plush to the touch.  It is no wonder then, that so many have sought to make […]

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Best Toys For Gerbils | Top 5 Chewing And Playing Toys Reviewed

What are the best toys for my gerbil? Should I give my gerbil a toy? Do gerbils even need toys? All concerned owners have asked these questions before when considering the welfare of their gerbils. After all, gerbils are known to be very playful critters, so it’s only natural to ask about their preferences and […]

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Do Gerbils Hibernate? How Long | Why | Winter | When Cold

Do you notice changes happening in your pet gerbil every time there’s snow outside? During wintertime, your critter may suddenly appear lazy, slow, and even inactive. Do gerbils hibernate? Not exactly, but they do enter a hibernation-like state when the temperature doesn’t agree with them.An animal that is in hibernation will experience dramatic slowing in […]

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Scared Guinea Pig Behavior: Signs That Your Guinea Pig Is Scared

Guinea Pigs don’t communicate the same way that we humans do, but it’s still important to do your best to understand them, especially if they’re trying to convey negative emotions. One such emotion that you should look out for is fear. Today we explore scared guinea pig behavior and ways to overcome the problem. How […]

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Why Do Rabbits Thump | Fear | Stress | Anger | Boredom

You’ve been noticing your pet rabbit thumping his feet more often than usual these days, and you’re concerned. Should you take him to the vet? What’s happening? Is he alright? We explore the reasons why rabbits thump and come up with some suggestions for you. Why do rabbits thump? There are many different reasons why, […]

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Do Rabbits Need Bedding? Which Is Best And Why

While bedding, for rabbits is not a strict necessity, it has a lot to offer as far as comfort and hygiene. This means that, when it comes to the question, ‘do rabbits need bedding?’ the answer is basically ‘yes’.  Do rabbits need bedding? In the wild, rabbits live in dens, also known as warrens. This […]

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Do indoor Rabbits Need Bedding? What’s Suitable And What’s Not!

In the wild, rabbits live in what are known as warrens, or dens. These are holes that they find or dig in the ground. They line the dens with leaves, fur and other natural materials that are soft, warm and springy. But what about indoor rabbits, do they need bedding? Do indoor rabbits need bedding? The […]

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How To Stop Pet Rabbits From Digging Up The Lawn

Rabbits are adorable no matter what they do, but even they have destructive habits sometimes. Take digging, for example. How long ago did you plant those beautiful tulips, only for your pet rabbit to completely dig everything up? How do you stop your pet rabbits from digging up the lawn? In this article, we’ll tell […]

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How Big Do Gerbils Get? Size | Growth Rate | Lifespan | Time Scales

Interested in getting a new small and furry pet, like a gerbil? Or perhaps you already have one, but are just interested to see how it compares to other rodents in the family? We look into how big gerbils can get here. Let’s see, how big do gerbils get? How big do gerbils get? The […]

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Can Rabbits Drink Tea | Is It Safe Or Harmful?

For many people, drinking tea is a quiet, pleasant way to spend an afternoon. Add some biscuits to the mix, and it’s surely a very relaxing afternoon indeed. Which got us thinking – can rabbits drink tea? Can rabbits drink tea? The answer to this question is not so straightforward. While tea does provide some […]

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Can Hamsters Eat Nectarines? Plus 11 Safe Fruits To Feed Your Hamster

Hamsters are technically omnivores, but their great love is for greens and fresh produce. But can hamsters eat nectarines? Hamsters can eat many different kinds of veggies and fruits with little issue. It is actually recommended that hamsters eat veggies and fruit weekly. The key is serving size.  Can hamsters eat nectarines? Nectarines are one […]

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Best Airtight Pet Food Storage Container Review 2019

Keeping pets isn’t cheap and pet food prices have risen over the past few years. So, ensuring the pet food you buy stays fresh for longer we suggest using an Airtight Pet Food Storage Container. Most pet food, as you will know, has a strong odor and can attract insects and flies. These will quickly […]

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7 Pet Rabbit Breeds That Stay Small | Cute And Small Rabbit Breeds

There are over 300+ rabbit breeds known worldwide. Some of these rabbit breeds stay small and cute for their entire life. These cute pet rabbits are a firm favorite with children and rabbit owners. Many of these small rabbits featured in another blog we wrote called the 11 Cutest Pet Rabbits and it’s no wonder. […]

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Hamster Bedding Alternative Materials: 7 Great Ideas For Cheap Bedding

Here are 7 Great Ideas for cheap bedding for your hamster. We take a look at some great Hamster Bedding Alternative Materials that you can use safely and inexpensively to keep your hamster happy, warm and cozy. Short On Time? Get the best hamster bedding online here, low prices and great reviews. Hamsters live in […]

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Are Rabbits Scared Of The Dark? Scared Bunnies | Scared Rabbits

Bunny rabbits may be adorable, but are they scared of the dark? They’re also some of the most vulnerable animals out there. In the wild, they’re often considered as prey by bigger carnivores like lions and tigers. In a domesticated setting, however, rabbits are seen as easily scared or surprised, even though there are no […]

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Do Rabbits Recognize Their Name? ( Mine has a cute name )

Rabbits are well-known for being cute and cuddly pets at home. Many pet owners are under the impression that unlike dogs and even cats, rabbits are just happy enough to be left alone on their own. However, it’s not true. In fact, you can even call your rabbit by its own name and see how […]

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How To Get Your Guinea Pig To Love You: 7 Easy Steps

We all love our little critters – that’s why we take care of them, after all. But unfortunately, not all guinea pigs are affectionate towards their owners. In this article, we discuss how to get your guinea pig to love you. How to get your guinea pig to love you: You can get your guinea […]

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Can Mice Eat Peanut Butter? 11 Foods Your Pet Mouse Will Love.

When it comes to our mice, we all love nothing more than to treat them. Be it with lots of love and cuddles, toys, or tasty tidbits of food, we just can’t resist spoiling them. This often, however, is not a good thing despite our best intentions. The foods that they love and we give […]

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Can Gerbils Live Alone? Will They Get Lonely?

Gerbils are undoubtedly a great addition to any family, but can Gerbils live alone or do you need a pair or small group? Gerbils are happy, friendly creatures with endearing personalities, and make the cutest of noises. They also form really strong bonds with their owners and each other, making them the ideal rodent pet […]

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Child Friendly Hamsters: Top 3 Hamsters For Kids

You may be surprised to learn that there are more than twenty breeds hamster in the world today. However, not all of them are kept as pets and not all of them are child friendly hamsters. This is because, just like many pets we keep, hamsters can vary greatly from breed to breed in size, […]

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What Is Popcorning In Guinea Pigs? Reasons Why They Do it.

Before you rush out and buy bags of popcorn for your guinea pig, let’s be clear and say that popcorning has absolutely nothing to do with the tasty snack! Rather, it is a descriptive word used in relation to a movement that you might see your guinea pig make.  What is popcorning in guinea pigs? […]

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Gerbil Facts: 12 Gerbil Facts That You Need To Know!

So you have or want to keep a gerbil! Great we love them too, so we’ve put together this article with 12 Gerbil facts you may or may not have known. One or two of these surprised us and certainly surprised some of our readers. Many of them, in fact, apply to other rodents and […]

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Guinea Pig Boredom Busters: Stop Your Guinea Pig From Being Bored

The Guinea Pig is a docile creature with a lot of personality. However, they can get bored very easily. We’ll explore some Guinea Pig Boredom Busters for you to implement to keep your little guy/s from becoming bored. Along with its fuzzy, cute appearance and sociable nature, it’s no wonder that the Guinea Pig has […]

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Can Mice Eat Cheese? Is it a myth or do they really like cheese?

Quick, what’s a mouse’s favourite food? If you said ‘cheese’, then congratulations, you’re part of the 98% of the population that believes that. Thanks to popular culture, many people assume that all mice love cheese. In fact, one of the most iconic and recognisable image of a mouse is a brown cartoon mouse standing, sitting, […]

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Why Guinea Pigs Shake: Is this normal behavior​?

You enter the room and head straight to your guinea pig with a smile on your face, “Hi chubby cheeks! How are you doing?” But instead of responding like it usually does, you notice something else about your beloved furball. It seems to be shivering, something that it has never done before. A shaking guinea […]

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Can Rabbits See In The dark? Vision | Eyesight | Bunnies Sight

When it comes to our five senses, animals certainly are the superior ones. Even rabbits, which may seem so cute and cuddly when they’re inside our homes, turn into smart and skillful animals. This is especially so when outside in the wild where they need all their senses to stay alive and avoid predatorsrs. In […]

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Do Pet Mice Carry Disease? Can You Catch A Disease From A Pet Mouse?

Mice make exceptional pets, especially for those families who may be limited in space. They are cute, friendly, tiny bundles of fun which will give you hours and hours of enjoyment. This includes watching them scurrying around their cage and petting them whilst taking them out for exercise. But, how careful should you be whilst […]

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Do Gerbils Make Good Pets? Are They Good Pets For Children?

Gerbils are an incredibly popular pet in the USA, and it’s not difficult to see why. They are, after all, abundantly cute in appearance and have fantastic and friendly personalities. They are also reputedly one of the easiest pets to care for that require very little space. This makes them all the more appealing to […]

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Keeping Pet Rabbits: Diet | Housing | Breeding | Care Guide

Rabbits are very cute and cuddly animals but come with lots of care and responsibility. Rabbits are a big commitment to keep and are very curious animals that are always getting into trouble.   This keeping pet rabbits guide will tell you everything you need to know to care for your bunny and how to keep them […]

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What Noise Do Guinea Pigs Make When They Are Sick?

Guinea pigs are renowned for being vocal and making a wide range of noises in order to communicate with each other and with us. For example, guinea pigs purr when they are content, wheek when they are hungry, and rumble when in the mood for love. All noises that we are happy to hear our […]

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How To Hold A Hamster That Bites. Safely Hold Your Hamster

When you picked a hamster as a pet you probably envisaged a little furry friend scurrying around in his cage and sitting happily in your hands whilst you pet them. However, what you’ve got, if you are reading this, is a situation that isn’t quite as pleasant. You have a hamster that bites you when […]

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Why is it illegal to own a hamster in Hawaii? Read why here!

Hawaii has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world and the people are very friendly. So, why is it illegal to own a Hamster in Hawaii? Did you know that Hamsters and some other small animals are actually banned from entering the island of Hawaii? It’s true! It seems strange that […]

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How Long Do Mini Lops Live For? Life Expectancy | Lifespan

As rabbit breeds go, the mini lop has to be one of the cutest and adorable around. They are, after all, amazingly small, delectably pudgy, and have the most incredibly long furry ears that loll to both sides of their head. Personality wise, the mini lop is exceptionally friendly and playful, making them the ideal […]

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Why Do Rabbits Eat Their Young? 3 Ways To Prevent It From Happening

With an average gestation period of around just one month, the average rabbit doe can hypothetically give birth up to 12 times a year; with each litter consisting of anywhere from 1 to 14 baby bunnies. So, why do rabbits eat their young? Despite their cute and innocent facade, however, there’s an interesting, but quite […]

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What Color Are Rabbits Eyes? Are They All The Same?

Quick, what color are rabbits eyes? Many people, when asked, will say something along the lines of, “Like car headlights”, “Monster eyes!” or just simply, “Uh, red?” But little do they know that rabbit eyes are actually some of the most interesting things about these furry creatures. Indeed, what color are rabbits eyes? There are […]

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Can Guinea Pigs And Rabbits Live Together?

If you’ve ever had both of these cute and cuddly creatures at the same time, you’ll know just how tempting it is to make guinea pigs and rabbits live together in the same housing. After all, they’re both furry creatures, they look like a miniature and a giant version of one another, respectively, and they […]

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Do Mice Live Alone? Are Mice Happy To Live Alone?

For many people the question ‘do mice live alone?’ will probably be one that they just wouldn’t ask. After all, mice are thought of by many as nothing more than vermin that they’d rather not think about at all. This isn’t, however, the case for everyone as mice have become a rather popular pet. Do […]

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Why Is My Hamster Biting Me? Tips To Stop Them Biting

Hamsters love affection from their human owners. In fact, it could even be said that they thrive on it, and hence require it. After all, living in a cage must get pretty boring for your furry friend and what could be more exciting and fulfilling than time spent with you outside of it. Be it […]

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Do Gerbils Smell? Easy Steps You Can Take To Stop Them Smelling

When it comes to keeping gerbils as pets many people are put off by the possibility that they will smell bad. After all, gerbils live in cages where they defecate and urinate, so it’s got to stink, right? Well, as usual, there is no simple yes or no answer, although it can be stated that of […]

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Do Mice Have A Good Sense Of Smell?

If you have ever seen or kept a mouse, you may have noticed that they seem to spend an awful lot of their time sniffing at their surroundings. Be it on their hind legs whilst twitching their whiskers, or just roaming around in their cages, their nose is always active. However, do mice have a […]

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How Big Do Mini Lop Rabbits Grow? Size | Growth Rate | Age

The mini lop is a popular rabbit breed that is renowned for its pudgy and cute appearance with long ears that flop to the side. They come in a variety of colors, both solid and broken, and make great family pets. Affectionate, playful, and friendly all rolled into one, mini lops really are proof that […]

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Unhappy Guinea Pig Noises – What do they mean?

Everyone wants to be the best pet owner they can, and that includes those of us with guinea pigs. We provide the best diet that we can, the best environment that we can, and all the love and affection that we’ve got. Do we though, understand and react to the unhappy guinea pig noises we […]

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What Size Cage Do Guinea Pigs Need? Dimensions | Shapes | Sizes

Guinea pigs are small rodents renowned for their chattering and social nature. They make great pets for children as long as an adult is prepared to be responsible for the majority of their care. They do, however, have certain specific needs which are essential to their wellbeing. One of the most important of these being […]

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Why Do Rabbits Grunt? What Do All Those Rabbit Noises Mean?

Though rabbits are considered to be a quiet pet they do communicate vocally with both humans and their own species. In fact, they have a complex language which is all their own, through which they can tell us all sorts of things. But why do rabbits grunt? Of all the sounds that rabbits make, and […]

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Can Hamsters Live Together In The Same Cage?

Hamsters are the perfect pet for people of all ages. They are a whole lot of fun, can teach children the responsibilities involved in keeping a pet, and make fabulous companions. As they live in a cage, they are also ideal for those whose living space is limited. But what if you fall in love […]