Top 10 Weirdly Cute Pets You Should Own




Dogs and cats are great but if you really want to stand out from the crowd, welcome to inspiopoint today we'll be counting down our picks for the top ten unconventionally cute pets you should own, for this list we're looking at adorable animals that can also make great pets but be warned that domesticating many of these animals is banned in some countries and States and should be extensively researched beforehand if you plan on owning any of these.









Number 10 : Muntjac Deer Pet
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The muntjac deer is a small species that makes for a great pet, these little guys are easily domesticated and can even learn how to use a litter box like a cat, additionally they shed minimally and are generally pretty low-maintenance. muntjac can be either kept indoors or outdoors and enjoy an uncomplicated diet of green fruit and bred best yet, muntjac are cuddly affectionate and has been known to spend their days following their owners wherever they go.



Number 9 : Skunk Pet
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You're probably wondering how anyone could keep a skunk in their house with a constant risk of startling them and getting sprayed, while don't you worry domesticated skunks usually have their scent glands surgically removed when they're young meaning you get all the cute and none of the stink.skunk need to be socialized at a young age in order to make for a perfect pet, so it's best to get them when they're babies or kids, also check with your local laws before taking the leap and adopting a baby skunk as their only legal to own in about a third of US states which rules different elsewhere in the world.




Number 8 : Capybara Pet
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The world's largest rodent actually makes for a great pet these water loving animals, need a home where they have access to a pool to swim in as well capybaras also have the ability to be aggressive so it's best to show caution until they're fully trained. capybara like to eat corn fruit and leafy greens but they love grass lots of grass common in abundance in the wilds of South America, a domesticated capybara can live up to ten years if properly cared for.

Number 7 : Tamandua Pet ©️istock
A member of the anteater family native to Central and South America the Tamandua is actually seen as a bit of a nuisance by human neighbors that as a pet adorable, if you're thinking about using one of these guys for pest control however think again, Tamandua was only adds from the areas they are native to and will be disinterested in North American ones tipping the scales between seven and nineteen pounds, this exotic pet is still relatively rare, so there isn't a lot of information on caring for them crafting a meal plan therefore can be tricky as Tamandua wise are omnivores who require a variety of foods to be happy and healthy.


Number 6 : Hedgehog Pet ©️istock
Possibly the least exotic pet on this list the Hedgehog has become a relatively common species for humans to care for, they're pretty low maintenance, only needing weekly cage cleaning and they don't carry the unpleasant odor that some rodents, do which is because they're not actually rodent like the unrelated porcupines like any pet, social interaction is key from a young age so that they are acclimatize to spending time with humans, hedgehogs are naturally nocturnal.




so it's probably best to keep their cages far away from your bedroom so that their night time activity doesn't keep you up.


Number 5 : Spotted Genet Pet ©️istock
The spotted Genet is a unique animal of African origin that is hard to categorize it's related to both felines and mongooses and is a member of the steppe order sea life for Mia.
Genet have a personality that is sort of like an extreme version of a cat, even more independent and aloof but also skittish if they're not used to a human presence, sadly no matter how much socialization they get they are not naturally cuddly creatures they do however form a strong bond with their owners and it is inadvisable for a Genet to go from home to home as they will have a very tough time adjusting.


Number 4 : Pygmy Goat Pet ©️istock


Did you know that Abraham Lincoln actually kept pet goats with him during his presidency and many of the other animals, on this list pygmy goats definitely cannot be kept as exclusively indoor pet even in the white house it is also recommended to keep more than one pygmy goat at a time because otherwise they tend to get a little lonely, if you already have other barnyard animals however pygmy goats also enjoy the company's cows, horses or regular-sized goats plus because of their small stature they only need a short sense to keep them contained.

Number 3 : Sugar Glider Pet ©️istock
This tiny australian marsupial is also impossible adorable making them one of the more popular exotic pets, they also have membranous skin between their arms and legs that allow them to soar through the air giving them the glider moniker sugar gliders are also very social pack animals so it's considered best to own more than one as they have been known to suffer from severe loneliness and even depression as well these little cuties are one of the most widely traded animals in the exotic pet black market so be sure yours is coming from a respectable source.




Number 2 : Miniature Pig Pet ©️istock
We've all fallen for a tiny little piggy at some point but unfortunately most of the teeny tiny pigs you've seen are actually just piglets and not some sort of special micro breed many pigs however are a class of pig that has been bred to be significantly smaller than the average pig any take that weighs less than 150 pounds as an adult is considered to be a mini pig, but that can be deceptive since pigs are much more dense than dogs meaning a 150 pound pig will typically be smaller than a 150 pound dog these smaller pigs make great pets as they're very intelligent and enjoy the company of humans plus they're super cute.




Number 1 : Fennec Fox Pet
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The fennec fox is a smallest breed in the fox family and normally calls the sahara desert home, they have a lifespan similar to a domesticated dog at around 12 to 16 years fennec foxes don't have a musk gland which means that unlike many foxes they hardly have any natural odor, fennecs need room to play so if they aren't given the run of the house, they should at least have a whole bedroom of their own, the little dudes are also quite high energy and need a lot of stimulation, so be sure you're ready for the commitment before you decide to buy one of these critters.

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