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Shake Your Feathers with the 11 Best Pet Birds

You know what they say—birds of the same feather flock together. And true to these old words, finding the best pet bird you jive with is a starting step to a successful human–pet relationship. According to the American Museum of Natural History, there are about 18,000 bird species worldwide. Among this vast number of feathered …

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Pet Raccoon: 7 Absolutely Sad Reasons To Not Own Them

These days, animal lovers rave about making exotic animals as pets. Wild animals like foxes, owls, otters, and, now, raccoons made it to the list of must-have pets. Unique animals like these elevate the status of the owner, but there is a myriad of things to consider before pushing through with your pet raccoon dreams. We at The Furry Companion would like to give you a rundown of all the things you ought to know about a pet raccoon.


Owning an Irresistible Ferret: 7 Essentials and Basics You Need to Know

At The Furry Companion, we love all types of pets. Ferrets, like cats and dogs, are animals that can be a great friend for the household. They also share characteristics with both cats and dogs. While they sleep a lot like felines, they can be sociable like canines. So how do you prepare yourself for a pet ferret? Let’s look at the things you need to be aware of before you bring your furry buddy home.

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Impressive FAQs for Aspiring Pet Otter Owners

If you are looking for an extremely exotic pet, your head must be spinning because of the number of them. Well, look no further because The Furry Companion has the cutest exotic pet for you. Becoming all the rage in Japan, this fascinating animal has outdone mischievous owls, ancient tortoises, and sugar gliders in popularity. It’s the slick and energetic pet otter!

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Owning a Dazzling Pet Skunk: 18 Insider Questions You Need to Ask

“Why would someone even think of having a skunk as a household pet?!” might be anyone’s initial reaction to the idea of a pet skunk. But really, we can’t blame them. Skunks are infamously known to “smell bad,” making them a nightmare when they drop by for an unexpected visit during summer camps. Their scent is known to be so bad that it sticks to clothing for a few days even after washing. Which leads us to the question: can you really own a pet skunk? Here, we answer some of the questions about pet skunks.