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  1. Lizards
    I have recently taken in a new member of my growing reptile family. I now have a red Iguana, not even a year old yet. When I went to get him, I did what was needed. I handled him and he seemed fine. He wasn't skittish, he even licked my arm a few times as is an Iguana thing (much like the snakes...
  2. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    Ok so i have a rat named whiskers. I got her on the christmas of 2011. But when she doesnt want me to oick her up. I can try to hold her or pick her up in my jand but she scratches and squirms around. She wont let me hold for a long period of time without me getting scratched. So i have to pick...
  3. Gerbil & Hamster Discussion
    I have 2 young gerbils (males) named Louie and Moe. I got them a few weeks ago and they are so cute! However, I don't feel like I'm doing a great job of taming them. they don't like being handled and always try to squirm away when I hold them. Sometimes they even nip me(it doesn't hurt very...
  4. Mouse & Rat Discussion
    The title of this thread is kind of a lie. I've had my two male rats for about a month now, so I guess they're not TECHNICALLY new to my home. These two boys are my very first rats. I did loads of researching before I got these two rats, and I feel as if I'm doing everything right so far in...
  5. Degu Discussion
    We, my fiancè and me, bought two degu's from the petstore, but we had to go to the vet with one after just 3 months. We came back with an empty traveling cage. So we figured the best would be to get a new friend for Sasha as quick as possible, and then we got Lilith. That was 70 days ago...
  6. Degu Discussion
    My degus don't really seem to like me and ive been trying to tame them but one of them bit me and im scared to try hand-feeding them again so if you have any other helpful tips or ideas for taming them that i could try before i go back to letting them eat out of my hands again please please...
  7. Rabbit Discussion
    Hi, we have had a male rabbit for 5 months now and Wednesday last week we got him neutered. We have had him since he was young so we have been able to train him myself, to be a loving housepet where he jumps up on the sofa and snuggles etc... Anyway, the Sunday before his neutering we bought a...
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