Which small mammal is best for your family? Hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rabbits, ferrets, mice, and rats make great pets. They do not need much room and they are fun to play with. CHOOSING A HAMSTER, GERBIL, GUINEA PIG, RABBIT, FERRET, MOUSE, OR RAT will help you pick the right pet for you. Read about what to feed your small mammal, what size cage to get, which animals can be trained, and much more. Learn how to take good care of your new pet so you can enjoy many fun-filled years together.