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Do Bunnies Like to Cuddle & Be Held?
It’s hard to look at a rabbit and not want to cuddle them. But do bunnies even like to cuddle?…
Are Guinea Pigs Smart? The Brainy Side of Cavies
Have you ever looked into your guinea pig’s blank stare and wondered, do you have even one brain cell? Or…
Do Guinea Pigs Like to Cuddle & Be Held?
If you’ve seen a fluffy little guinea pig, you’ve likely wanted to cuddle them and stroke their soft fur. After…
Do Guinea Pigs Smell? 10 Simple Steps to Eliminate Smells
There’s a reason guinea pigs are called “pigs.” They aren’t especially clean animals! It’s not really their fault–who could be…
Why Do Rabbits Thump? Decoding the Meaning Behind Thumping
If you’ve never heard or seen a rabbit thump before, or you’re new to owning rabbits, then your only reference…
How Smart Are Rabbits? What’s Behind Those Twitching Noses
How smart are rabbits? Are they as intelligent as other pets? How can you ensure your rabbit is as smart…
Guinea Pig Years to Human Years: How Old is Your Cavy in Human Years?
Wondering how old your precious guinea pigs are in human years? Our fuzzy pets have a relatively long lifespan compared…
Pet Mice Lifespan & Mice Age to Human Age Chart
One of the main downsides to keeping pet mice is that they don’t live very long. You can expect to…
Rat Pee Rock: What It is and How to Use It
It is important to ensure our rats have everything they need to thrive and stay happy. We check things off…
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