Are Rats Affectionate? (Do They Like to Be Held?)

Rats are some of the best pets you could wish for. They’re smart, curious, and their omnivorous nature means that you can share a lot of food with them! However, one often overlooked aspect of these little rodents is how affectionate they are. You might not believe it, but rats are more affectionate than many … Read more

Hamsters & Water: Can They Get Wet, Swim, or Bathe?

Owning a hamster as a pet is a rewarding and fun experience. While taking care of one of these little furballs is generally quite easy, there are some things that are important to know. One of these things that is crucial to know is whether hamsters can swim, or if they can even get wet … Read more

Are Guinea Pigs Smart? The Real Answer

Our Guinea Pig friends are sweet, lovable, and energetic pets perfect for almost any home and family. There’s so much to learn about them and you may find yourself wondering, well how smart is my Guinea Pig? Can they do tricks? Everyone wants a cool pet that can do tricks!  It may surprise you, but … Read more

How Big Do Hamsters Get? (Size & Growth Chart)

Hamsters are fun pets for adults as well as children. Their low-maintenance nature combined with their adorable appearance makes them easy to love. However, one important thing to know before adopting one of these little rodents into your house is how big they get. After all, you don’t want to end up with unexpected surprises! … Read more

Do Guinea Pigs Burrow? What You Need to Know

Guinea pigs are remarkable creatures. Their adorable personalities and cute appearance have caused them to work their way into the hearts and homes of millions of families. However, while most people know a thing or two about these cute little balls of fur, there’s much more that people do not know. One question that people … Read more

Baby Rats: 10 Fascinating Facts & Pictures

Fully grown rats are cute, sure. But something that’s even cuter than them is the baby rat. Most people know a thing or two about these adorable little creatures, but there are also a lot of things that people do not know about them. For instance, do you know what they’re called, whether they’re born … Read more

Black Guinea Pigs: 6 Fascinating Facts & Pictures

Guinea pigs come in a wide range of colors and patterns. One of the most eye-catching colors that cavies can have is without a doubt black. Most people know that it’s possible for guinea pigs to have this color, but that’s where it stops. They don’t know too much else about them. On top of … Read more

Hamster Sleep: The Ultimate Guide (With Pictures)

Owning a hamster as a pet is a fun and rewarding experience. However, while it’s definitely fun, it also brings with it a lot of questions. Many hamster owners have a wide range of different questions about their furry companions. One particular aspect of hamsters that many people are unsure about is their sleep. People … Read more

Guinea Pigs Sneezing: A Full Guide (With Audio)

If it’s possible, Guinea Pigs can be even cuter than they already are! With their excitable squeaks and popcorn jumps, who wouldn’t want to watch them all day? To add to their adorableness, Guinea Pigs do in fact sneeze!  Just like humans, they make an “ah-choo” sound while sneezing that is usually much softer than … Read more

Hamster Ears: 6 Essential Facts for Owners (With Pictures)

Having a pet hamster is a very fun experience, but it also brings with it a lot of questions, especially about their little bodies. One body part of hamsters that many owners have questions about is their ears. Common questions that owners have about hamster ears include those about their sensitivity, appearance, and many others. … Read more