Pets have been around for as long as I can remember (which is quite a while). They have also been on many, many television shows over the years. Some of them have carried the entire show. They entertain, amuse and amaze with their tricks and talent. Here are some I actually remembered and some I found looking around the internet. As I was thinking and looking so many memories of these beloved pets returned. Go ahead and read through them and see how many of them you remember. If you remember any that are not listed, please let us know.
I received an email from a dear friend with The “Fable of the Porcupine” and some adorable pictures of a baby porcupine. Not knowing very much about porcupines I searched the internet to learn more. I was very curious if they also could be a pet. Much to my amazement there was a vast array of information on porcupines.
Of course National Geographic has a wonderful informative description of the porcupine. We all know that they are a prickly rodent, but did you know the Latin name means “quill pig”? There are about two dozen species that all have a coat of needle-like quills. Considering there are only two species of beaver, twenty-four porcupine species surprised me.
The Real Star of Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian
Crystal, the Capuchin monkey who played Dexter in Night at the Museum (2006) is back in the sequel, Night at the Museum Battle of the Smithsonian(2009). The kids and I watched the movie last week and I’m again fielding questions about why we simply cannot have a pet monkey.