Nothing captures the minds is a great example of mass marketing hysteria on the rise and fall of the humble pet rock. Originally conceived in the 1970s by Gary Dahl Californian advertising executive, pet rocks were no more than ordinary grey pebbles that

Robopet, one of the most famous toy robots, is an artificial dog which has been created by the Wow Wee Company to replace the living pets. Its intentions are not as dangerous as it sounds but the noble reason behind creating this robot has been entertainm

I remember as a young girl seeing an ad to see monkeys for the first time. These amazing creatures according to the packaging and smiling happy faces, built underwater castles and cities and looked like they would happily interact with me. I begged my par

A crocodile as a pet? Surely we must be joking right. Well… No we aren’t. What we don’t recommend you acquiring a large saltwater crocodile to your son Johnny putting on a leash and sending them both at the school on pet day… But there are people in A

At the time of writing this article is not actually possible to obtain a fainting goat is a pet in Australia. The only herds of goats known to have this condition are in America -but since the condition is quite funny I’m including the fainting goat now A