Are you and your boyfriend thinking of getting a pet?
There are many factors to consider in making your choice, such as the expenses involved and the time commitment.
It's best to stick to animals that are easy to care for, unless you have the experience to care for exotic species.
So here are some ideas of suitable pets …
1. Caged Birds
Caged birds can be delightful pets, and don't necessarily require a great deal of space, so they're ideal if you live in a small apartment.
Some birds, like finches, prefer company, so you may need to get a pair.
Budgies are entertaining, noisy little companions that can learn a substantial vocabulary if you start teaching them when they're young enough.