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RedLion

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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #100 on: 28 Aug 2008, 10:09 »

Man, I want a husky puppy

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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #101 on: 28 Aug 2008, 12:18 »

That thing is painfully cute.  I just want to feed it and take out for a walk and scold it for making number 2 on my new oriental rug, but of course I can't stay mad at it, so I just rub his/her nose in it and take him out for a walk.  I'd name it Edmund, regardless of gender.
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #102 on: 28 Aug 2008, 19:19 »

Yeah when I first saw the picture I was like "what?" then realised you said you had St Bernards so there must be short-haired versions. It seriously changes their face.

Personally I kind of disapprove of Huskies for most people. I know, lets get a really high-drive dog with lots of fur! Yay! That needs ideally two decent runs a day - but only early morning or late evening because they overheat! And need lots of brushing! But, but, they have blue eyes and are cuuute *sigh*
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #103 on: 29 Aug 2008, 11:59 »

I caught a spider a few days ago, I keep him in a coffee jar with some grass and a little box of wool in it, he gets fed flies.

Does that count?

Oh and offtopic-
Cute puppys?
You asked for it.
My akita.
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #104 on: 29 Aug 2008, 12:17 »

I love how exceptionally sturdy breed puppies always look so tired. I imagine it's from lugging around the head and paws that don't quite fit their tiny, fuzzy li'l bodies yet.
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #105 on: 29 Aug 2008, 23:13 »

Isn't that an old picture of your Akita?
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #106 on: 30 Aug 2008, 10:37 »

Puppies in general are usually painfully adorable, but I don't think many of them can reach this level.

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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #107 on: 30 Aug 2008, 10:38 »

Yeah that pic is almost 2 years old now, she lives with my dad so I hardly get to see her.

She is similar but fat and big now.

I also got a new spider this morning, he was in the kitchen.

[EDIT] Corgis are cute, but annoying as hell man.

Seriously.

I like little big dogs :D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGJxUuKmJ5k
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #108 on: 31 Aug 2008, 11:16 »

Alsation puppies are amazingly cute
 


My sister used to live at a horse yard where they had a load and 2 grown up ones
I got to help with the baby ones  :lol:

When I have a cat that isn't likely to try to chew its nose off whilst its sleeping, I'm definitly getting one  :laugh:
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #109 on: 01 Sep 2008, 15:19 »

Alsations stay amazingly cute, mine is 8 and AWESOME.
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #110 on: 12 Sep 2008, 11:35 »

Tarantulas actually make really good pets. If you take care of them, they can live way longer than just a few years. Females get up to 20 years of age, while males only make it to 7 or 8. One of my teachers had a Mexican Red Knee female, and she was really cool.

And... the pet I really would like to own is an axolotl.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axolotl

Too bad they are, you know, almost endangered.  :-(
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #111 on: 15 Sep 2008, 07:07 »

I saw a picture of one of them as a wooper pokemon card. Turns out from that page you linked they are sold in japan under the name of wooper rooper as pets.

Consider me enlightened.
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #112 on: 24 Sep 2008, 11:06 »

One of my best friends used to have 2 axolotls called Brad and Janet
Dunno what happened to 'em though
Also, I'm getting 2 chinchillas soon :D
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Re: Tarantulas as pets
« Reply #113 on: 25 Sep 2008, 05:41 »

Axolotls are pretty damn boring pets, actually. Once the novelty wears off - and it will - you're left with an amphibian that does pretty much nothing at all for about 23 hours out of every day. (The other hour it eats whatever you drop into the tank.)
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