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10 Things You Should Know Before Getting a Ferret

Ferrets are playful, mischievous, entertaining little animals who can bring endless enjoyment to a family. They are cuddly, interactive, spunky pets who can be great for owners who have time to take t…


Cat and Rat Peek Out the Window–Caption Contest Winners!

Last week, we asked you to caption Zoey the cat and her rat hanging out on a rainy day, from Care2 member Aunty L! First, the grand prize winner, who will receive 5,000 Butterfly Rewards for his cl…


Who Turns Better: Dog or Pig?

This lil piggy is one smart pet. Watch him and the dog spin round and round as they share their favorite snack time reward! Related Pearl the Pig is Very, Very Excited Man Turns His Home into a…


Pearl the Pig is Very, Very Excited

If this excited little pig doesn't boost your mood, we don't know what will. Watch this tiny piggy zoom around the room with impressive enthusiasm. Related Want to Give Up Bacon? Pet a Pig Dog…


Dog IQ Tests: Is Your Dog an Einstein?

How smart is your dog? Is he/she an Einstein? Dogs basically have two types of intelligence: instinctive and adoptive. Instinctive intelligence is associated with the breed and type of dog. For exampl…


Royal Hamster is Tucked in Every Night (Video)

Have trouble sleeping? Here's a how-to video about how to help. We're kidding, but we're also wishing we had this hamster's hotel perks ... Related 5 Worrisome Dog Breeds This Vet Wouldn't Mind …


Micro Pig Absolutely Loves Tummy Rubs (Video)

Who wants to see a micro pig getting tummy rubs? Um, everyone! Watch this little stinker get unlimited pets (and give back unlimited snorts). Related Want to Give Up Bacon? Pet a Pig Baby Goat …


Sleeping Pig Wakes Up for a Cookie (Video)

We finally learned how to wake up a giant, cozy, sleeping pig: dessert. Watch this cutie peek out from under the covers, but only for his beloved cookie. Related Is it Calamari or Pig Bung? Bi…


5 Best Viral Pet Videos of 2014

We've laughed, been amazed and even cried at some of this year's viral animal videos. As 2014 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of our favorites, including clips that had an astronomi…


How Seizure Alert Dogs Become Unstoppable Service Animals

Seizure alert dogs are specially trained to help individuals who have epilepsy or a seizure disorder. They can warn a person of an impending seizure hours before the person has clinical signs of a sei…


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All living creatures needs love and companionship.

good info, thanks

by the way boo is a house rabbit, and runs free all day. I don't believe in caged rabbits.