Archive for Category: Kids and Their Pets

chippie

Kids and Their Pets: A Furry Little Chipmunk Named Chippie

Most kids have pets like cats, dogs, fish and hamsters, but how many have a pet chipmunk? When eight-year-old Marcus recently visited his grandparents in Fayetteville, he got to feed and pet Chippie. But Chippie isn’t an indoor pet. She lives outside in the wild. Grammy and Bop, as...

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A Zoo Full of Pets

Some kids have a dog. Others have a cat. Some have both. But Aspen and Leah B. of Lowell, Arkansas, have so many pets they can’t even count them all. “Maybe about 1,000?” guesses 10-year-old Aspen. “More like 100,” says 9-year-old Leah. There is a giant Percheron draft horse,...

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Kids and Their Pets: Gatlin and His Best Friends

Six-year-old Gatlin S. of Bella Vista has a cat that acts like a dog, and a dog that acts like a cat! And they’re best friends. He got his cat, Pearl, about 3 years ago. He wanted a grey cat, and he got lucky because a friend had a litter...

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chickens

Kids and Their Pets: Baby Chickens

“They’re super cute!” That’s what Marcus A., age 7, says about his 15 fuzzy little peeping chicks. Marcus lives out in the country not far from Harrison. His dad got the chicks the first week of May from a feed store and brought them home in his truck. He put...

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Kids and Their Pets: Cayden and Gator

From basketball to ducks and strawberry ice cream, Gator is one amazing dog. Caden C. says whether there’s “rain, sleet or snow,” his dog Gator “is always ready to go.” The black lab, who turned three in February, loves his “woobie” (his frisbee). “We taught him to hunt, but...

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parakeets

Kids and Their Pets: Allan’s Parakeets

Their colors are pretty as jewels. Fourth grader Allan A. is raising and caring for eight blue, green and mixed-hue parakeets. Two of them are tiny chicks who live in a nest box and will be old enough to share the big cage with the other birds in a...

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farmers

Where would we be without farmers?

March is National Agriculture Month and it’s time to give all the farmers props for what they contribute to our lives every single day. Have you ever spent any time on a farm?  Does your family farm or do you know any farmers?  If you get the chance, go...

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Kids and Their Pets: AJ the Goat Lover

At Official Kids Mag, we love seeing all pets! We especially enjoy when the pets are a little out of the ordinary. Do you know anyone who has a goat as a pet? Our friend AJ has FOUR of them! “My name is AJ. And this is Snowball, Loco,...

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