Kids' Animal Station

For kids who love animals by a kid who loves animals

Goodbye, Jones

If you don’t know, I have a pet rat named Jones, and he died on Saturday. I miss him a lot, and I bet, if you knew him, you would … Continue reading

September 24, 2012

Investigation: Is PetCo Selling What We Need for Our Pets? (Part 1)

I got started with this project when I learned what pets are the most popular. I had predicted that mammals would be the most popular pets, because you always seem … Continue reading

September 15, 2012

A Few Reasons Not to Play with Squirrels

My friend and I were in my backyard last week, and we saw a sick squirrel. We decided to pick it up and put it in a bucket. Luckily, we … Continue reading

September 14, 2012

What Kinds of Animals Have Bellybuttons?

Do you know how you got your bellybutton? Humans get their bellybuttons from their moms’ umbilical cords. When it gets cut off, it leaves a little bit. That becomes our … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

What Do All Animals Have in Common?

Which of these is NOT true? All animals … a) Move b) Breathe c) Have hair d) Make babies If you said “have hair,” you are correct. Animals like fish … Continue reading

September 8, 2012

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Wise Words

"Never, never be afraid to do what's right, especially if a person or animal is at stake."
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter."
— Translation of African Proverb