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Best Rabbit Hay Feeders 2020 Review | Top 10 Hay Feeders

When it comes to feeding your rabbit, hay feeders are extraordinarily useful. They provide a convenient, hygienic place to store food for your rabbit. With a hay feeder, your pet can access hay that is reliably fresh and clean, whenever they require. Of course, not all hay feeders are made the same! Some have features […]

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Can Hamsters See In The Dark?

You have probably noticed that your pet hamster is most active at nighttime. Indeed, hamsters are nocturnal. But, Can Hamsters See In The Dark? Some animals are blind, like the vole, and nocturnal. As a matter of fact, hamsters can see in the dark… just not particularly well. They see best with lighting that is […]

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Do Guinea Pigs Smell? How To Reduce | Improve The Smell

It’s not nice when someone looks at your beloved Guinea Pigs and says ‘Phew, your Guinea Pigs smells! Yes, sometimes guinea pigs do smell. This is usually not their fault, however! But why do Guinea Pigs smell sometimes? There are a few things that can cause a guinea pig to smell. The main ones are […]

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Do Hamsters Like Music? Hamster Playlists & Music They Love!

Despite their size, hamsters can be intelligent, sociable little fellows. They are highly alert, and reactive to noise and stimuli. As a matter of fact, music is something that hamsters tend to like! Just make sure that the volume is suitably low. You will want to take the genre into consideration as well. Some have […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Eat Onions? Good or Bad for Guinea pigs!

Onions are full of antioxidants and vitamin C. This makes them a pretty healthy option for most people. They tend to be toxic to animals, however, and the guinea pig is no exception! In fact, for them, even a little bit of onion can prove fatal.  This is due to the presence of a compound […]

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Is Cat Litter Safe For Rabbits? What’re The Dangers?

Most cat litters, with their different compositions, pose a risk. Clay, crystal, clumping, cedar, pine, or litter with zinc are some of the most dangerous litters for rabbits out there! When picking out a cat litter for your rabbit, you must use all due care. In this article we are going to look at the […]

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Can Guinea Pigs Sneeze? Should you be worried if they sneeze!

Tiny, adorable, cute, friendly, low-maintenance, and calming, all these words perfectly describe guinea pigs, which are undoubtedly the best creatures to keep as your loving pet. However, they can from time to time, just like humans take ill. Can Guinea Pigs sneeze? Respiratory problems are relatively common among guinea pigs. Frequent sneezing is usually a […]

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Bar Spacing For Mice: What Size Spacing Should My Cage Be?

One of the most important aspects of a mouse cage is the spacing between the bars.  To keep your mouse secure, the bar spacing should be no more than ¼ inch. This is just enough to allow them to see and breathe freely. When the bars are placed too far apart, mice find themselves able […]

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Can Rabbits Catch Human Colds?

Viruses cause colds. Scientists have recorded about 200 different types of viruses that can cause colds among people. Most of these colds are caused by rhinoviruses, which are only human contracted. This means that you cannot pass a cold to your rabbit. Can rabbits catch human colds? Well, the answer to this question is “no”. […]

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Do Pet Mice Hibernate? Reasons | How | Why | Where | Pet Mouse

Many animals hibernate: bees, bats, bears, skunks, and more. Mice are not one of them. They are energetic year-round! In fact, the activities of mice don’t change much in the wintertime at all. They still forage for food, explore, find mates, and raise young. To warm up, they return frequently to a special, warmly-made burrow.  […]

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Do Rabbits Have Good Hearing? Learn The Facts!

If you’ve been thinking about having a rabbit as a pet, then you should go ahead. These animals aren’t just great in the wild, but they can also be domesticated. Although they are mostly known by their most distinguishing feature, which is their ears, rabbits also have very strong hind legs. They can show different […]

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Can Hamsters Vomit? Fact vs Myth | Find out why!

Most animals vomit in order to get a toxin or blockage out of their system. In these cases, vomiting can prove very helpful. Ejecting a poisonous food before it can fully absorb, for example. Or assisting a cat with a lodged hairball.  Can hamsters vomit? Hamsters are incapable of vomiting, unfortunately. This means the consequences […]

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Teddy Bear Hamsters | 21 Amazing Hamster Facts!

Hamsters are some of the cutest animals out there, and they make lovely pets. Teddy Bear Hamsters are a long-haired, fluffy breed. They are so-named for their distinctive teddy bear-like appearance. The Teddy Bear Hamster is happy to bond with their people. They are expressive, playful, and all-around delightful fellows. They have lots of unique […]

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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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Do Pet Rabbits Need Bathing | Should You Bathe Them?

Do pet rabbits need bathing? We look into this and ask if you should bathe them. Rabbits are, in fact, very tidy creatures naturally. Thanks to this, they do not require baths very frequently. Still, there are times that you should indeed bathe your bunny.  Usually, this will be if your rabbit has become obese […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hamsters: #4 Is Interesting!

You may be surprised to know a few things about hamsters. We have all seen them, either at pet stores or at friends’ homes. They are cute, certainly, but we don’t know much else about them. In fact, hamsters have some very unique features to offer as pets. To learn 10 things you didn’t know […]

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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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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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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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Pet Mice Facts: 11 Facts Why You Should Keep Pet Mice

Mice make popular pets for many reasons. They are cute to look at, soft to pet, fun to play with, and, when they feel safe, mice will even interact socially. Mice get along well with people and their own kind when you pair them properly. In this article, we discuss 11 facts why you should keep […]

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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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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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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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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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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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What Do Rabbits Eat And Drink | Complete Diet Guide For Rabbits

Rabbits are relatively low-maintenance pets. They are friendly when they are happy, and a healthy, well-adjusted rabbit will be glad to socialize. Rabbits are also independent creatures. They are bright and alert and can entertain themselves easily. In this article, we address the question ‘What do rabbits eat and drink?’. What do rabbits eat and drink? […]

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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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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 it illegal to own a hamster in California​? We have the answer!

California has some of the strictest pet laws in the world second only to Hawaii; but why is it illegal to own a hamster in California as well as certain other small pets? Just over the boarder in Nevada they have some of the most relaxed pet laws in America. If you are found with […]

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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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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 […]