What do you need to look after a gerbil?

There are lots of different housing options for gerbils – our Qute is designed to provide your pets with a wonderful home

  1. Clean them out regularly. Gerbils are very clean creatures, but they’ll need to have their enclosures cleaned on a regular basis.
  2. Provide toys.
  3. Take them out for exercise.
  4. Give them health checks.

Also, are gerbils easy to take care of?

Gerbils are fascinating pets and will fit in well with most families. Because gerbils originate from desert and dry grassland areas they do not produce much urine and waste, so it’s fairly easy to keep their environment clean and free from smells. They are very sociable and should not be kept alone.

Also Know, is it cruel to keep gerbils? If you are not going to let them out to have a run around the floor it’s cruel to keep Gerbils they are highly intelligent and love playing and exploring (unlike hamsters who are as thick as pig crap), they love company, they are not nocturnal or diurnal, they sleep at randon times and get up at random times.

Besides, what do Gerbils need in their cage?

Below is a list of all the items needed for your gerbil to have a perfect habitat.

  • Wire Cage. A wire cage that is around 10″ by 20″ is adequate for two gerbils.
  • Glass Tank. A ten gallon, or larger, glass tank also makes a good home for a pair of gerbils.
  • Tube Cage.
  • Cage Supplies.
  • Water Bottle.
  • Food Dish.
  • Bedding.
  • Cardboard.

Do gerbils like to be held?

Gerbils are an excellent choice of pet and enjoy being held. They love to be held, stroked, and played with, in fact, they adore attention all around. However, how you pick them up and hold them is important to build trust between gerbil and owner.

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