Animal Stories - People Talking About Small Animal Pets


Animal-World info on Skinny Pig
Animal Story on Skinny Pig
List Animal Stories on Skinny Pig
More info at Animal-World
Harley - 2014-02-13
Hiya I have a week old baby skinny pig, her skin is really dry and bumpy. It doesn't seem like normal dry skin, as she is covered in tiny raised bumps! Any help or advice?!

Click For Replies (1)
  • Clarice Brough - 2014-02-16
    Skinny pigs still have hair follicles, and usually become rather 'fuzzy' as they mature. I'm guessing this is what they are. As long as she is eating and acting normal, I wouldn't worry to much.
Reply
Animal-World info on New Zealand Rabbits
Animal Story on New Zealand Rabbits
List Animal Stories on New Zealand Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Bethanny Parker - 2014-01-26
The rabbit named Bob in the photo is not a New Zealand rabbit. New Zealands are always solid-colored, either black, white, red, or very rarely, gray. But they are never mixed colors. That is either a mixed-breed rabbit or some other breed entirely.

Click For Replies (2)
  • Anonymous - 2014-02-04
    There are such things as mixed colors if you're in the ARBA.
  • Clarice Brough - 2014-02-04
    It was great of the person to share his bunny too, it's very adorable!
Reply
Animal-World info on Cinnamon Rabbit
Animal Story on Cinnamon Rabbit
List Animal Stories on Cinnamon Rabbit
More info at Animal-World
Mercedes - 2014-02-04
The cinnamon bunny is a mixture of rust with gray.

Reply
Animal-World info on Pet Rat
Animal Story on Pet Rat
List Animal Stories on Pet Rat
More info at Animal-World
Stacey - 2014-02-02
I bought my daughter two male rats late July 2013, one hairless which was 1 month and a white one which was 3 months. Took them to the vet 2 weeks later once I found a vet that took exotic pets. They got a clean bill of health. On Thursday around 5pm I went to do my daily cleaning of the cage, change the liter pan daily and feed them and fresh water, I notice the hairless which is Rascal was just laying in his hut. This is not normal for him because we call him our hyper boy. He was cold as ice, tried warming him up with heating pad and took him to the vet on Friday. The vet couldn't tell if he had phenomena she would have to get an x- Ray and she said that was not a guarantee account of rats can't hold there breath and he is to sick to sedate. So she gave me medicine for Rascal that was sick and for Ratouille to take as well for 2 weeks. Rascal died Saturday 2/1/14 and my daughter was so upset. I put him in the cage for his buddy to see he had passed but he didn't seem to care he just wanted out to play. Ratatouille is showing no signs and I am a little bit worried on getting another friend for him because I don't want him to get sick. I am not looking to have Rats forever, thought this would be a great first pet for my daughter . If I get a young rat I would be facing with that one being alone after Ratatouille passes and if I try to get an older rat and they don,t get along then I am face with 2 rats being alone. I have the critter nation 3 story cage which I can pull up one of the ladders and it turns out to be 2 cages. So my question is what would be the best for ratatouille with out investing in another cage and can I quarantine in the bath room tub? Please help.

Click For Replies (3)
  • Clarice Brough - 2014-02-02
    I'm so sorry to hear about Rascal, a tradgedy for you all. It sounds like your vet wasn't sure what the problem was, so I would probably give Ratouille a couple of weeks before I introduced another friend, if you decide to do that. It could be that he is fine. They are very social and do like a companion. They also have a short life-span, 2-3 years, so that's the length of time you would have these pets.
  • Stacey - 2014-02-03
    Thank you, he is on the meds for 2 weeks. What age of a new male should I try to introduce to an 8 month old? Ratatouille is very friendly and playful.
  • Stacey - 2014-02-03
    Thank you, he is on the meds for 2 weeks. What age of a new male should I try to introduce to a 8 month old? Ratatouille is very friendly and playful.
Reply
Animal-World info on Dutch Rabbits
Animal Story on Dutch Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Dutch Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Anonymous - 2013-11-24
I've got a black and white dutch breed and a havana rabbit.

Click For Replies (1)
  • Emma hicks - 2014-01-21
    I have a gray and brown dutch rabbit 8 weeks old. We are breeding her this summer.
Reply
Emma hicks - 2014-01-21
I have a 8 week old dutch rabbit. Was wondering how old do they have to be to breed?

Click For Replies (1)
  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2014-01-21
    I would wait until she is at least 6 months old before breeding her. Usually they mature between 5 and 9 months old.
Reply
Animal-World info on Mini Rex Rabbits
Animal Story on Mini Rex Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Mini Rex Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
Hailey - 2014-01-20
I got my rabbit 1 year ago in March, he loves attention and is a tri color mini rex buck. Latte is the sweetest 1 month before birthday present, he truly is the sweetest gift.

Reply
Animal-World info on Havana Rabbits
Animal Story on Havana Rabbits
List Animal Stories on Havana Rabbits
More info at Animal-World
not tellin - 2014-01-19
My havana is very nice. She's the most loveable I have.

Reply
Animal-World info on American Guinea Pig
Animal Story on American Guinea Pig
List Animal Stories on American Guinea Pig
More info at Animal-World
Anonymous - 2013-07-13
I don't have a guinea pig but I love them. I have a baby boy hamster named Rory, before we got Rory my sister had a girl hamster named Creamy. I love animals and want to be a vet when I am older. I want to be a vet and hamster/ guinea pig breeder.

Click For Replies (2)
  • Jasmine Brough Hinesley - 2013-07-14
    A veterinarian is an awesome thing to be when you grow up! Good luck and don't give up!
  • yolanda - 2014-01-17
    i love this animal
Reply
Animal-World info on Pet Racoon
Animal Story on Pet Racoon
List Animal Stories on Pet Racoon
More info at Animal-World
Kimberly Creighbaum - 2014-01-09
I have a pet raccoon named baby. She was stranded by her momma last year. We waited two days for her mom to come back but she never did. So I called several rehabbers and no one wanted to take a raccoon. One person even told me to have a vet put her down. No way to that! I love animals.  Baby is a joy to have. Very affectionate and playful. She just has a look of pure joy on her face when she plays. We have a chihuahua and they are best buddies. I never thought a raccoon could be such a joy but Baby is really fun. They do keep you on your toes, you have to watch them all the time because they are faster then a two year old and love getting into things. Always exploring everything they can get into. Wouldn't trade her for the world though :) 

Reply

About Animal-World

Animal-World offers animal pictures, videos, and animal information on all different types of pets and animals. Included are animals that are commonly kept as pets, exotic pets and wild animals. Check us out for information, education, and fun. We strive to aid in responsible pet ownership and an understanding of the importance of preserving and honoring our world and its inhabitants. Animal-World members and contributors are from all over the world. You too are invited to be an active participant in this community. Post your own personal pet stories, contribute pictures of your pets, and join the forums for pet and animal discussions.

Visit Animal-World