Category: Caring For Gerbils

The Costs of Owning a Gerbil

Gerbils are small, fuzzy, and 1000% adorable, so chances are high someone in your household has already asked for one. It might have even been you. Have you seen their knowing eyes? The way their whiskers twitch? Honestly, it would be more surprising if you said you didn’t want one. Still, before you head for […]

My Encounter with a Gerbil Wheel

When I first brought my gerbil home, he was very restless, moving around a lot in his cage and pacing. Concerned when the behaviour didn’t stop and not wanting to let him out of his cage, I looked up some ways to get him some exercise. It turns out that much like hamsters gerbils like […]

The Day I Became a Dad – for My Gerbils!

This post was sent to me by a close friend and I thought I’d share it with you guys 🙂 For a young man living on his own in the city, being a father was the last thing on my mind. I just wanted to live a nice life with my two gerbils and get […]

Groovy Facts about Gerbils

Tenacious Furry Fierceness in the Palm of Your Hand Gerbils are interesting creatures. They are adorable, yes, but surprisingly athletic, clean, resilient members of the rodent family. The Mongolian gerbil is the species most commonly kept as a pet, and their natural habitat is Asia and Africa and part of India. In the wild, gerbils […]