I want to own a fox

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#1 Posted by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

Anyone else or am I alone? From what ive seen they can be pets, a lot of videos on youtube proves that, its amazing how they can act like cats too, never seen anything like it, so cute

#2 Posted by Master_Live (14591 posts) -

Sounds awesome, should make a youtube video and post it here when you get yours.

#3 Edited by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@Master_Live: I know right! its a pipe dream though! I don't even know at this point how I would aquire one, and I would want to get a baby one or young one so it doesn't become used to the wild

#4 Posted by Detroit222 (5301 posts) -

Let the wild things stay wild. If you want something "like" a cat - buy the danged cat!

Doesn't matter HOW cute they are. They are WILD and should be allowed to live their lives sans people.

#5 Edited by JustSignedUp (1148 posts) -

you can buy a domesticated one from russia for $8000. The white ones look BOSS

#6 Posted by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@JustSignedUp: omg 8000 dollars wow

#7 Posted by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@Detroit222: free world and foxes look amazing, if domesticated whats to bother? if there not, they are safer in a house and well fed and loved, foxes get the crap end of the stick in the wild it seems

#8 Posted by lostrib (36970 posts) -

They seem really energetic

I had a English Teacher that owned a wolf, which was pretty cool

#9 Posted by Allicrombie (25197 posts) -

I have a 350lb sasquatch for a roomie that you can have. He's mostly domesticated, though he does miss the toilet at night.

#10 Edited by byof_america (1379 posts) -

That sounds like a cool pet, unless they're anything like a chiuahua, personality wise. Knew a guy in Utah who owned a Pointer, a raccoon, and trained a falcon. He was pretty much the ultimate mountain man. Never saw it happen, but I always liked to imagine he'd go hunting and all three would help him catch an elk or deer.

#11 Edited by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@lostrib:

I owned a wolf when I was around 3 years old, got bit and have a scar to prove it :D

well I didn't own it but my parents did, we had wild animals like that back in my 3rd world country when I was there, I love wolves to this day :D

#12 Edited by Lance2500 (680 posts) -

As other people have said its possible to acquire them but I'm guessing they would be expensive like the one from Russia mentioned earlier. If you end up getting one you should make a thread here and post some photos of it.

#13 Posted by yokofox33 (29673 posts) -

I love foxes. I'd take one if I could. Or a wolf. I'd like a wolf, too.

#14 Edited by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@Lance2500: look up "cute fox" or "pet fox" youll find videos on them, they purr like a cat but in a unique way

#15 Posted by gba1989 (146 posts) -

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#16 Posted by Brutal_Elitegs (16212 posts) -

their shriek that sounds like a cat being strangled is positively bloodcurdling.

a bobcat would be a cool pet, but the novelty would probably wear off pretty quickly as it destroys your home.

#17 Edited by NaveedLife (17179 posts) -

@Brutal_Elitegs said:

their shriek that sounds like a cat being strangled is positively bloodcurdling.

a bobcat would be a cool pet, but the novelty would probably wear off pretty quickly as it destroys your home.

They make some insanely creepy noises.

#18 Posted by hippiesanta (9866 posts) -

@danyopizzle said:

Anyone else or am I alone? From what ive seen they can be pets, a lot of videos on youtube proves that, its amazing how they can act like cats too, never seen anything like it, so cute

My pack of dogs murder a fox ............ from that moment I notice that a fox stinks worst than a homeless man

#19 Edited by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@hippiesanta: they never did anything to hurt you

#20 Posted by hippiesanta (9866 posts) -

@danyopizzle said:

@hippiesanta: they never did anything to hurt you

dogs are superior than foxes .... and it's natural for them to protect their territory.

My home area are infested with fox, snakes, monitor lizard, otter and many more wierd creature ... as long as my dogs dont spot them ..... these animals are safe ... lol

btw my dogs are of corgies (cardigan @bad temper than pembroke corgi), terrier and a shiba inu ....... a deadly combination

#21 Posted by CountBleck12 (22906 posts) -

They're pretty neat, though I would prefer to have a pet wolf.

#22 Edited by danyopizzle (339 posts) -

@hippiesanta: THAN SEND ME OVER ONE OF THE FOXES, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR. Lol

#23 Posted by hippiesanta (9866 posts) -

@danyopizzle said:

@hippiesanta: THAN SEND ME OVER ONE OF THE FOXES, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR. Lol

get it yourself ... lol

#24 Posted by Lance2500 (680 posts) -
@danyopizzle said:

@Lance2500: look up "cute fox" or "pet fox" youll find videos on them, they purr like a cat but in a unique way

I watched some videos and they seem cool but I would still be a bit worried about them being dangerous. Another question is, can you legally take one walking on a leash? And if you could I think some people might freak out if they see you walking a fox. Some other dogs being walked might be more hostile towards a pet fox if they have had encounters with wild foxes. Just some thoughts.

#25 Posted by playmynutz (5983 posts) -

A fox does sound dope. A new born fox may be domesticated unless they are programmed savages

#26 Edited by Sword-Demon (6970 posts) -

Foxes aren't fully domesticated yet, so there's a decent chance it could be a real pain to deal with.

If you want one just for the novelty of having a fox, you'd be much better off with a dog.

#27 Posted by The-Apostle (12189 posts) -

I read the title as "I want to own Fox." Is that wrong? >_>

#28 Posted by foxhound_fox (88337 posts) -
@Detroit222 said:

Let the wild things stay wild.

Lol.

You don't understand domestication do you?

How do you think we have dogs and cats for pets?

Fennec foxes are common pets, and don't grow that large.

#29 Posted by carlandcarl (1249 posts) -

I would love a fox, they look freaking adorable

#31 Posted by V3rciS (2215 posts) -

You might like this video, foxes are awesome.


#32 Posted by IncisionX (157 posts) -

I always want the odd pets that no-one else wants,... yet to buy one but oh I will...

http://www.animalplanet.com/pets/other-pets/unique-pets.htm

Look at that damn Sugar glider, what a legend haha!

#33 Posted by sukraj (22790 posts) -

foxhound

#34 Posted by Master_Live (14591 posts) -

@V3rciS said:

You might like this video, foxes are awesome.

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!

#35 Edited by Kevlar101 (6145 posts) -

@Allicrombie said:

I have a 350lb sasquatch for a roomie that you can have. He's mostly domesticated, though he does miss the toilet at night.

That gave me a good laugh :P