Cute pets are not necessarily small or tiny in appearance. A cute pet is unique in appearance and structure. Chubby pets are attractive and appealing to many animal lovers. Animals with peculiar and unusual characteristics and features are awesome as well. Here are some of the coolest-looking, cutest and chubbiest animals for pets. If you are looking for amazingly unique pets, here they are…
It is quite unusual, but some pig breeds are becoming extremely popular pets such as the Meishan, a cool-looking breed that originated in Meishan, China. Meishan pigs are among the most prolific pig breeds in the world. It is well known for its peculiar wrinkled face, large drooping ears and for its large litters of up to 16 piglets.
2. Pygmy Goat
Goats are among the most popular domestic animals in the world. A few goat species are kept as pet such as the cute and cool-looking Pygmy Goat. This goat, which originated in Cameroon, is raised for its milk and meat. Surprisingly, despite its small stature it produces a very large amount of milk. It can attain a weight of up to 34 kg with a height of up to 23 cm. It can live up to 15 years.
3. Dwarf Miniature Horse
Dwarf Miniature Horses are the cutest looking horses in the world. They are utilized as guide and assistance animals for disabled persons. The smallest Dwarf Miniature Horse is Thumbelina with a height of 43 cm and weighs 27 kg only. She was born in 2001.
4. Pot-bellied Pig
As already mentioned, some breeds of pigs are becoming popular as pets. One of the most popular breed of pig raised as pet is the Vietnamese Pot-bellied Pig. It is locally known as Lon In in Vietnam. This uniquely structured and peculiar-looking pig breed can weigh as much as 136 kg.
5. Dexter Cattle
Not all cattle breeds are raised for their meat, milk and hide. There are also breed of cattle which are raised as pet. One of the cutest-looking cattle breeds is the Dexter Cattle, the smallest cattle breed that originated in Europe. It is about one third the size of a Friesian milking cow – the tallest cow breed in the world. It originated in Ireland and can attain a weight of up to 320 kg. As a pet, it goes along well with children.
6. Ball Python
Are you looking for a bulky but short snake pet? Well, the best choice for you is the Ball Python which is also commonly known as Royal Python. Long and large pythons are adorable but they require larger budget for their food consumption.
The head of this python species is relatively small and it can grow up to a length of 120 cm and can live up to 48 years.
7. Guineafowl Puffer
Are you searching for a peculiar fish species for your tank? Although it is not traditionally kept as pet, it would be awesome to have a Guineafowl Pufferfish in your tank. Just be very careful when you decide to eat this creature because it is extremely toxic. This puffer fish that can grow up to 50 cm in length is considered a delicacy in Japan, Korea and China.
8. Jacob Sheep
One of the most unusual looking sheep breed is the Jacob Sheep. This very rare breed is also one of the very rare sheep breed which is raised as a pet. Primary used of this sheep is for its meat, milk and hide. It can have up to 6 horns but the most common is four. This multi-purpose sheep is used also as a guard animal and ornamental animal. It is also called Spanish Sheep, Many-horned Sheep and Piebald Sheep. It can weigh as much as 82 kg.
9. Ossabaw Island Hog
Ossabaw Island Hog are cool-looking breed of pig you might want to consider as a pet. It originated in Ossabaw Island in Georgia, USA. This small but awesome looking pig can grow up to 51 cm and can weigh up to 90 kg.
10. French Bulldog
French Bulldogs are cute animal pets both as a puppy and as an adult. They are well known for their intelligence and unique body structure and facial appearance.
Pugs, like French Bulldogs, are amazingly handsome dog breed characterized by a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail.
12. Exotic Shorthair
As the name of this cat breed implies, it is certainly one of the cutest-looking and coolest-looking pet animal in the world. Exotic Shorthairs are best known for their unique face and peculiar stature.