If you’ve ever seen any cute pictures of baby bats on the Internet you know that bats can be quite adorable. Those cute, cuddly little ears and puckered snout combine to make a downright loveable creature that some might even want to keep as a pet.
Is there anything wrong with keeping a bat as a pet? Can bats be domesticated to the point where they’ll follow an owner’s commands or pee in a small box of litter? We’re answering these questions and more in this article, where we’re going to be tackling the topic of bat-keeping.
Let’s go ahead and address the question head-on: “Are bats good pets?” The answer is clear. No, bats are not good pets.
Here are a few reasons why trying to turn a bat into a pet is a horrible idea.