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Rabbiting on

Next to hamsters, rabbits are probably the most-requested small animal in a pet store. They’re cute and furry, and that makes them popular. All of that is true, but there are some other things anyone thinking of a rabbit as … Continue reading

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I wanna iguana…

Actually, you probably don’t. I know people who own iguanas and adore them. I know people who have iguanas who are gentle and good-tempered, at least, so far. The truth is, those gentle and good-tempered common iguanas are the minority. … Continue reading

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Mouse with Many Legs

Many years ago, when we lived in Toronto, the city passed a bylaw to prohibit the keeping of “certain animals wild by nature”. When the law was passed, pet stores carrying these now-outlawed animals were given a very short time … Continue reading

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