Posts About: Small Animals

Why do Ferrets love to sleep in a Sleeper Tent

Sleep-E Tent Super SleeperGetting a ferret as pet is always exciting. They‘re such energetic animals, they love to play and explore endlessly. This is the reason why many households with ferrets are made ferret-proof the moment these adorable little guys enter the home.

Well, ferrets are fireballs, always moving around, running, jumping and playing. Not always, actually. Ferrets sleep many hours a day – maybe to be able to be so energetic during waking hours.

There are some points you need to know about ferrets and their sleeping habits and why they need a sleeper tent.

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Best Guinea Pig Habitat

MidWest Guinea Habitat PlusGuinea pigs are kind of a guarantee for endless hours of fun. Keeping guinea pigs happy isn’t very difficult. With the right guinea pig habitat you already have a stable basis for creating health and happiness for your little furry friends.

I still remember when my nephew got his first two guinea pigs. He was immediately into creating the best habitat possible for his new friends.

As being a first time guinea pig owner there are some things you need to know about all the important facts around a good guinea pig cage.

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Top 3 Healthy Ferret Diets

ferretFerrets are just the cutest pets you can imagine. I know many agree to that statement. Nevertheless, ferrets have their needs and natural instincts to which you have to answer as ferret owner in order to keep your little furry guy happy and healthy.

A good diet is one of the first things you have to take care of. What does good ferret diet consist of and what do you need to know about feeding ferrets?

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in June 2017

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Why do Hamsters need Hamster Wheels

hamsterYou know the picture. A hamster running endlessly in a hamster wheel. At first sight it might look weird and even compulsive. I can assure you it‘s far from being obsessive.

To prove that we need to take a look at wild hamsters and their behavior and needs. And then I‘d like to point out some aspects that a good hamster wheel needs to have in order to be perfect for your hamster and for you – your ears as a matter of fact.

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Bestsellers in May 2017

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I now can present my list of the best selling items on Animals Small and Big that people chose and purchased in May 2017.

I invite you to take a look at what has made its entry to the bestseller list of May 2017.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in May 2017

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When do Rabbits need Litter Boxes

Plastic Scatterless Lock-N-Litter Small Pet PanMany rabbit owners let their rabbits run freely all around their homes. This would be the moment when you might think about potty training your little indoor bunny. And yes, it is possible to potty train your bunny – and quite easy as I might add.

Here are some tips about how you can potty train your little rabbit friend and what kind of rabbit litter boxes you will need to do so.

 

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in April 2017

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What you need to know before getting a ferret

ferret as petA dear friend of mine was visiting my blog and mentioned that her favorite pet would be a ferret. Why? Because they are so cute, so lively and playful. She is right, of course. Ferrets can be great pets. They are by nature cuddly and just love to play endlessly with you. Their energy sometimes seems to be limitless. As ferret owner you might get faster tired than your little furry friend.

Nevertheless ferrets have a unique character and special needs and requirements which makes a ferret not the right pet for everyone. There are some things you need to know before you decide to get a ferret for yourself or your family.

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Top 10 Most Visited Posts in March 2017

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Chinchilla Chiller Granite Stone

chinchillaA chin chiller? You might ask: why should I get a chiller stone for my chinchilla? Good question, actually. Well, you need to keep your chinchilla cool when the surrounding temperature gets too high. The comfort zone for chinchillas is between 65 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. It really shouldn’t exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit. And this is the important point.

Are chinchillas really as sensitive to heat as it sounds? Yes, they are. The danger of overheating is for chinchillas very high. The chins can die from heat stroke very easily. So, what can you do when you live in a climate where it gets really hot?

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