36. Apartment Pets

In U.S. cities like New York City and Angeles, many people live in small apartments. Despite having homes with big yards, some apartment dwellers seek the companionship that domesticated animals like dogs cats offer. Some people feel that having a , even in a small space, is good for children responsibility.

However, many landlords forbid tenants from pets, specifically cats and dogs, because of the the animals can do to carpets. Some landlords forbid birds because of the noise they make. landlords charge an extra fee, known as a deposit, to tenants who want to keep pets. is to pay for repairs or cleaning caused the pet.

Many times apartment dwellers will choose , like fish, hermit crabs, guinea pigs or hamsters, make little noise, little mess, and won't chew the furniture. Other people keep lizards as pets, they don't require much space and can be in small cages or tanks. Another benefit of smaller pets is that they don't need to walked. However, some people who live in apartments pets that are not so ordinary. Some of less than ordinary pets include mammals like hedgehogs, like frogs, and spiders like tarantulas. Not all pets are legal though.

In order to maintain safety, some cities and states have laws banning animals as pets. New York City, for example, people from keeping ferrets, snapping turtles, pythons, and as pets. It seems unlikely that a family have a polar bear named Fluffy or a named Bubbles as a pet, New York City specific laws banning these wild animals from residences. laws exist for a good reason. In 2003, man in a Manhattan apartment was discovered to a 350-pound Bengal tiger as a pet.