Archive for Tag: best pets for kids

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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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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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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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Kids and Their Pets: Jack and Pebbles

Jaydon, Maddie, Jack, and Pebbles from Southwest Missouri. Jack is the one with 4 legs, Maddie is the chicken. 🙂 When asked why Jack should be the Pet of the Month Jaydon said “because he’s so adorable, so so lovey, he’s the snuggliest dog, and he’s mine and Maddie’s...

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Do You Want to be a Kid with a Pet? Meet Savannah and Bagera!

Do you want to be a kid with a pet? Pets are snuggly, lovable and a lot of fun to have. Some greet you at the door when you get home. Some curl up in bed to sleep with you.  Some live in tanks. Some live in water.  And...

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Kids and Their Pets: Aiden and Landon Have 6 of Them

We have six pets in our house: a dog named Cleo, three cats—Shadow, Kitty-baby and Nibbler, and two bearded dragon lizards—Ghostface and Fat Boy. Cleo is a 9-month old puppy and she likes playing with Nibbler, our youngest cat. Cleo and Shadow, the oldest cat, sometimes sleep in Cleo’s...

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