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People keep the most unusual pets,pot bellied pigs, snakes, tarantula spiders etc etc , would you have a monkey as a pet ?

TerenceMealing
17 days ago
What do you think of this?
Leannexxx
Leannexxx17 days ago

Yeah but only if he it couldn't live in his natural environment

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap17 days ago

I have to monkey's (sons) that's enough for me

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Mctash
Mctash14 days ago
😝😂
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Bossclaz
Bossclaz17 days ago

I wouldn't mind one if it could make tea like the pg tips monkeys

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap17 days ago

I'd have one of those if it could make coffee too 🤭

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Moonstone22
Moonstone2217 days ago

I love the idea of having a pet monkey but I watched a documentary about it once and they are very high maintenance

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold17 days ago

No. I don't agree with keeping wild animals as pets. A monkey should be with other monkeys

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angelik
angelik17 days ago

I think monkeys are lovely, but I probably wouldn't have one as a pet because I don't think they are the kind of animal you should have as a pet.

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TheChimp
TheChimp17 days ago

I keep a pet monkey just like this guy ....

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zai
zai17 days ago

I kept one for about four months never again. Very high maintenance. Very smelly urine and when snoopy got miffed off he pointed his little weener out of the bars and pee'd out towards you or lobbed his poo at you. He was a marmoset monkey. I got landed with him because i had the space and the nephew had already got him. He is now residing with a lovely lady at a farm in a massive outdoor enclosure and has very recently landed himself a female partner. He was a funny character though and kept me entertained and on my toes.

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lornaae
lornaae17 days ago

No because I don’t think it would be fair to the monkey at all to be kept as a pet

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hspexy
hspexy17 days ago

Probably not, as I’m sure it’ll hate living somewhere so far removed from its natural habitat

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Ann1984
Ann198417 days ago

My friend had one when was little it was like a zoo had huge snake too which would be out loose in one room. One day one of the kids let door open snake well it was missing for days to be found in street amongst some trees.

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neo1
neo117 days ago

No, its a wild animal and should be in the wild. If for some reason it had been captured / rescued it should be in a sanctuary not kept as a pet

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ptenn00
ptenn0017 days ago

I don't think so. There is more to a monkey's life than to serve as someone's pet. And some are just downright vicious

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Leesha86
Leesha8617 days ago

I wouldn’t now as it seems a bit cruel to have one in a house but growing up I wanted a monkey sooo bad, from about the age of 3/4 I had a weird obsession with them. Every birthday and Christmas I’d ask for a monkey...never got one but for a good 12-13 years my mum always got me a monkey type teddy to go with my presents. One year she bought a huge gorilla teddy from a catalog or magazine, she didn’t realise it was wearing a g-string that said ‘wild thing’ on the front. lol. Slightly inappropriate for a kid, I still have it now though 💕😂

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zai
zai16 days ago

Just to clarify i wasn't happy about keeping the monkey but the guy the nephew bought him off wouldn't take him back even with the incentive of a £500 quid knocked off what he paid for it. I had to find him a forever home and it took that long and I had to be sure of everything before I sold him. Tried giving him to the zoo's free but because of covid it wasn't happening.

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Lynibis
Lynibis16 days ago

WARNING Please do not click on link of you are easily upset!

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/charla-nash-chimp-attack-victim-3091674

This is why it is NEVER a good idea to keep wild animals as pets. Just because some people do it successfully does not mean it is safe to do so.

This is just one story of many to do with chimpanzees and many more of other wild animals attacking human 'owners'.

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beccatavender
beccatavender16 days ago

No, it's cruel they need to be in a group, there are lots of YouTube videos of monkey's attacking their owners as well as cute videos of them dressed up as babies, but they grow up

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possy
possy15 days ago

No. I’m not a pet person 🙈. Monkeys should be with others. But yes people do have unusual pets

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RachHC
RachHC15 days ago

Not something i would ever consider as a pet, but on the other hand i would love to have a marcel like ross on friends 🤣 but no i wouldn’t keep one

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