Ferrets are cousins of the weasel family; they are also related to skunks and otters, which makes their unique, musky scent unsurprising. Domestic mammals, ferrets are long and furry critters that come in a range of colors, from white to brown to black to mixed colors. They weight less than five pounds and can live up to ten years.
But some people actually keep cockroaches as pets! I recently read about a family who has a menagerie of pets—including a millipede—and thought, what other kinds of bugs do people keep as parts of their families?
It turns out that there are quite a few. Below are some of the most popular bugs people choose to keep as pets.