Small Pets November, 2023 | By Paul Smith Sometimes we earn commission from qualifying purchases through affiliate links - at no extra cost to you. Small pets are more than just a source of joy. These cute creatures have some special characteristics that you may not know. Rabbit Hamsters Guinea Pigs Gerbils Ferrets Hedgehogs Pet Rats Chinchillas Paul Smith Paul Smith is an author who loves animals and helps readers understand how to handle their pets well. He is an expert writer who has written about the life of pets in digital media.