5 Pets you Shouldn’t Own

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We’ve all been tempted to make a rash decision on purchasing an adorable pet, and we have faced the consequences. There are some cute pets that seem like a great idea at the time, but maybe they weren’t the best decisions.

Here are five cute animals you should never buy even if you’re convinced it’s the best idea you’ve ever had.

A Miniature Horse

  1. 1. A Miniature Horse

Miniature horses are adorable animals, and it’s totally possible for them to live in the same house as you. However, these cute pets have a knack for destroying homes no matter how cute they are.

If you’re prepared to have your furniture chewed and your carpets destroyed, then a miniature horse can turn into a wonderful house pet.

However, if you can’t afford to replace these things, you’re not going to be happy when as you train your mini horse to become a tame domesticated roommate.



Sloths are great, and lately more and more people have been adopting these adorable animals as pets. But before you chose to pick one up as a pet, there a few things that you need to know. Firstly, sloths are mite magnets.

They’re fur can often be infested with them, and it’s a huge turnoff. Secondly, it’s incredibly hard to maintain them. They are cute pets and they enjoy human contact, but they do have a terrible stomach.

Sloths require a specialized diet; and if you’re not careful, their stomachs will corrupt. They obviously move incredibly slowly so you have to be keen to be able to understand when they’re ill.

It’s also crucial to have a sloth expert on hand if your buddy takes an unexpected dive or gets sick. Normal vets cannot properly take care of a sloth, and it can become pretty expensive to treat these adorable animals throughout their lifetimes.

Fennec Foxes

Fennec Foxes

Fennec Foxes are adorable pets to hold, and they are really sweet. However, these guys are very social. If they don’t have a bunch of friends running around, they’re going to need your constant attention or they’ll become depressed.

It’s also important to know that these cute little guys love to dig. This means that no backyard can reliable hold them, and it’s common for Fennec Foxes to go missing.

Yes, they are sweet and cute pets. However, they are very difficult to maintain and hard to keep track of.



Owning an otter seems like a dream come true. However, these playful pets can transform into a nightmare if you let them loose in your house.

Otters love to play, but they are known to destroy anything and everything they get their hands on. Yes, they are adorable animals, but they are meant to play in the wild rather than in your home.



When tigers are cubs, they are undoubtedly one of the most adorable animals on the planet. They are playful, loving, and kind. However, as these fluffy little cubs grow older, they transform into a predator that’s use to dominating it’s food chain.

It’s in their instincts to eat you when they get hungry, but they are well known to display loyalty to their owners. There is a reason why Dubai is loaded with exotic cats. However, it’s important to note that all of these kittens go through an extensive training process before they get to ride in style with their owners.

All five of the pets are wonderful associates. However, moving in with them can become a nuisance if you’re not prepared to accept their wild ways.