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to think all pets poo?

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Francoitalialan Thu 19-Nov-15 14:44:57

They do don't they?

My kids are desperate for a pet. Me, not so much. I've said they can have one that doesn't poo. I'm safe now, aren't I?

VestalVirgin Thu 19-Nov-15 14:47:05

Unless they ask for a robot dinosaur, yes, I suppose so.

DaggerEyes Thu 19-Nov-15 14:48:48

Birds don't poo. It's called something else, cos it's wee and poo at once.....I think. Could they use that as a loophole?

KittyVonCatsworth Thu 19-Nov-15 14:49:24

Stick insects...I imagine they poo <goes to google>

Nataleejah Thu 19-Nov-15 14:49:41

Now they make robot pets that pee and poo

flanjabelle Thu 19-Nov-15 14:51:42

Owls make pellets don't they? Not actually poo?

KittyVonCatsworth Thu 19-Nov-15 14:51:46

and now we know...!

Mlb123 Thu 19-Nov-15 14:53:27

My mother had a red rump tarantula and that didnt poo as it spits out the parts of the crickets it doesn't eat. Hmmmm maybe not then lol

Arfarfanarf Thu 19-Nov-15 14:54:09

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goldierocks Thu 19-Nov-15 14:58:06

I can recommend pet tarantulas, I have three smile

Tarantulas use practically all of what they eat (mine like crickets, hate locusts). What they don't eat is turned into a tiny little white gooey blob, no bigger than a grain of rice and completely odourless.

If they happen to eject it onto the glass wall of their tank, it looks a bit like a tiny bird-poo, else the liquid evaporates and you're just left with a tiny white speck. Tarantulas only need their tanks cleaned out once per year.

They are the ultimate low-maintenance pets!

Francoitalialan Thu 19-Nov-15 15:07:22

Of all the suggestions I thought I'd get, and therefore seriously consider, I never thought there'd be bloody spiders! I would rather run poo on my eyebrows that LOOK at a spider!!!!

Stick insects poo. And they're an insect so that's out.

What's that picture? A gnu?

londonrach Thu 19-Nov-15 15:25:49

Sorry op this is so got spider suggestions and a two headed lama. Doesnt a cute genie pig or hamster look good now even if it does poo. grin

diddl Thu 19-Nov-15 15:27:59

It's a push me pull me, isn't it??

BanningTheWordNaice Thu 19-Nov-15 15:28:39

Whatever you do don't get a guinea pig. They are so fecking pointless curses own childhood.

HoneyDragon Thu 19-Nov-15 15:28:57

One of your DC will get a pet tape worm now just to make a point.

CatThiefKeith Thu 19-Nov-15 15:31:52

grin at tapeworm!

londonrach Thu 19-Nov-15 15:33:07

Tapeworm grin

Arfarfanarf Thu 19-Nov-15 15:37:01

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HoneyDragon Thu 19-Nov-15 15:37:08

if the op was planning on using this thread for proof I'm in the shit aren't I?

HoneyDragon Thu 19-Nov-15 15:40:09

What about a Mayfly? They don't have mouths so surely can't poop. They only live a month a most so turnover would be high.

Perhaps there's a subscription service, mayflies monthly or something?

diddl Thu 19-Nov-15 15:43:14

Ah yes, push me pull you-I was nearly right!

CatThiefKeith Thu 19-Nov-15 15:44:32

Or a pet rock? I'm fairly sure they don't either.

Poor kids, get em a pet. Something low maintenance like a hamster?

Wagglebees Thu 19-Nov-15 15:46:05

I thought everyone knew what a Push-me-Pull-you was!

<so old>

MantaRayBay Thu 19-Nov-15 15:48:20

A genie pig? Does it grant wishes? Surely you'd put up with a bit of poo if you got free wishes. You could wish the poo away for starters.

Seeyounearertime Thu 19-Nov-15 15:56:38

They poop but not very much and it kind of dries and turns powdery, like dust I guess.
Or ferrets. Yes they poop but you can train them to do it in a Small corner tray that you simply empty.

Or a pet Furby? They just poo batteries.

Or, if your the 8 year old me, chickens, they poo eggs for tea. smile

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