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James, the Pet of the Day
Name: James
Age: Eleven months old
Gender: Male
Kind: Gerbil
Home: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
 
   My pet's name is James. He's a gerbil. I bought him at a pet store in Pennsylvania during early spring, so I can guess that he's almost a year old. I own James and his counterpart Jessie, both named after Team Rocket from Pokémon. One of my best friends has a crush on a guy named James, so before I named my gerbils officially that's what I called him just to tease her. I wanted a pair of names, so I assumed the name James wouldn't stick. It did though, when I finally thought of the perfect pair of names. Now James' name is an inside joke as well as a homage to the best pair of Pokémon villains ever.

    James is a very curious gerbil. Whenever my hands are in the cage for any reason, he's there sniffing and putting his paws on me looking for treats. He is very energetic and bold compared to his counterpart, Jessie. If there's something sitting on top of the mesh cage lid, James will forget he's a gerbil and go into Tarzan mode trying to cling to the cage lid and swing from it to see what's sitting on top. He's always the first on their exercise wheel, and when Jessie wants a turn, he can just forget it. James will jump in the wheel and push him out. All in all though, he's a sweet pet and I couldn't imagine what I'd do without him.

    Video of James taking a dust bath.

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