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    02-24-2009, 07:53 PM
Wink What pets have you hidden from your parents?

I have been wanting another rabbit, my last one I had to put down a couple years back his name was Laddy and the best rabbit ever! But then I've been wanting an african grey, I've always wanted one. BUT I can't get another pet until all my guinea pigs pass away (ive got 3). My mom wont let me have any more pets :(

I was thinking how easy it would be to hide a rabbit in my room, my mom is never up stairs. So I would work. Then it got me thinking how many of you have sneaked a new pet in the house and how did it work out? Did your parents find it, what happened when they did? Post pics of the secret pet if you can...
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    02-27-2009, 03:25 PM
Lets see, we had rabbits, but they were outside rabbits...There was a older gentleman that lived down the street from us and my sister and I bought 2 rabbits from him and a cage for $5 We carried the cage and rabbits home and placed them outside with other rabbits we had. That was a surprise to mom and dad... then while my sister and I were in high school we had the upstairs of the house basically to ourselves, we brought home a cat. Her name was booger as she had a dark speck on her nose. We kept her up there for about a month before she came downstairs one evening while my sister and I were at a basketball game. Mom went upstairs to find food, water and a litter pan!!! We got to keep the cat but got grounded for the same amount of time that we were hiding the cat... 1 month!

Sorry no picture..this was in the dinosaur era / pre digital!!!
    02-27-2009, 03:35 PM
I hid animals in my dorm room in college, haha. I had 3 rabbits and 2 hamsters.(On top of the legal 29 gallon fish tank, 10 gallon aquatic frog tank, and hermit crab tank). Thank goodness I kicked my roommate out at the very beginning of the sememster, lol! Had them for the whole second semester(January-May). I hid 2 rabbits from my parents in high school by keeping them in a nice cage in my neighbor's garage. Sadly, my neighbor had her lawn chemically treated and then let the bunnies out to graze. They passed away that night.
    02-27-2009, 04:22 PM
Lol, that's a lot of pets to have in a dorm room. But I think I would do the same!
Poor bunny's and the lawn :(

Dumas-girl, your lucky you only got grounded for a month, I've been grounded for a whole school year! Out late with the b/f who was knows as the town bad boy, and the cops were looking for us! Came to a surprise once I got home a cop came to the door.

I do really want a rabbit tho... To bad :(
    02-27-2009, 04:51 PM
I've never done anything like that, but my mom (when she was about 19) tried to hide a puppy from her parents. It only lasted a day. Her mom heard it crying in her room, but she didn't get grounded because her mom fell in love with the puppy.
    02-27-2009, 06:57 PM
Originally Posted by travlingypsy    
Dumas-girl, your lucky you only got grounded for a month, I've been grounded for a whole school year! Out late with the b/f who was knows as the town bad boy, and the cops were looking for us! Came to a surprise once I got home a cop came to the door.

Had I been out with the town bad boy I would have been skinned and quarted by my dad...He didn't take to kindly to my sister and I hanging with people we shouldn't have. I think my mom liked the cat too!!!
    03-01-2009, 05:49 PM
Lol lucky my dad wasnt around... But that is cool you guys got to keep the cat.

Equinelover- How did your sister think of hidding a puppy? That would be a hard task to pull.
    03-01-2009, 05:56 PM
Mum and I have brought home, cats, dogs, fish and guinea pigs and hid them from my Dad. We almost bought a mini pony once!
    03-01-2009, 06:24 PM
I'm in the process of convincing my parents to let me have a hedgehog. If the asking doesn't work, I may just get it anyway. Unfortunately, my mother is in my room fairly often, and it would be hard to hide that big of a cage.
    03-01-2009, 06:34 PM
I snuck 2 guinie pigs home one day while my parents werent home. I also brought a kitten home. My mom flipped when she found the guinie pigs because she hates the smell. I also brought home turkey eggs and hatched them.
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