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1. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 8y

One of my friends used to keep a pig as a pet. It was enormous! And surprisingly friendy. Personally I've only ever had goldfish, hamsters and cats, not very exotic. What's the strangest pet you've ever had?

2. Posted by tway (Travel Guru 7273 posts) 8y

I had a budgie who liked to be pet.

Neal claims he knew a boy in Belfast who had a puma, but I don't know...

3. Posted by Isadora (Travel Guru 13926 posts) 8y

Over the years I/we have had a few different pets - not necessarily strange or exotic, but out of the ordinary. So, not counting the cats or dogs, and in no particular order...

Canary, rooster, 5 rabbits, 2 horses, goat, pig, 2 garter snakes, 5 hermit crabs, 3 turtles, 3 hens, 2 roosters (different than 1st rooster), discus (fish), salt water fish (assorted variety), and I know there have been a couple other odd ones along the way.

Beerman has had a saltwater lobster (named Betty Lou) and a boa. He'll have to reply to any others he has had and/or I have missed.

4. Posted by AndyB24 (Respected Member 167 posts) 8y

I had crickets in a house I made of Lego when I was younger. They turn canibalistic after a while, it was quiet grusome from memory :/

Have also had a turtle, fresh water crayfish, and a blue ringed octopus till I found out they were protected, oops, oh, and a breeding colony of Mantis shrimp in my SW fishtank, not intentionally, those guys are pure evil, google to see why!!!

5. Posted by Rraven (Travel Guru 5924 posts) 8y

nothing strange myself but my boyfriend had a pet cow when he was growing up, he named her after his brothers girlfriend who he thought looked like her

6. Posted by kombizz (Full Member 1416 posts) 8y

used to have a colony of fleas from my dog which liked to be pets.

7. Posted by Jase007 (Travel Guru 8870 posts) 8y

There are a few co-workers that qualify for being pets