Naturally, when we hear the word "pet", we visualize a cat or a dog; maybe even something more exotic like a snake, a lizard and the aquatic fishes and turtles. It's a common practice in our society for one species to be considered as pets with unique feelings and characters, while others are deemed as food products or pests. While this ideology has been condemned by different communities, it's difficult for the normal meat and potato kind of citizen to grasp why that's totally illogical and wrong. With this article I'm going to make a little baby step by showing you that all animals can be our comrades, can experience love and pain; can be loyal and most importantly – they are all sentinent beings. In these examples you'll see that for animals, the species doesn't matter, they're all equals. This is the time we learn from them.
Raccoons are awesome. Not only do they look like the bandits of nature, but they actually are – sneaking into houses stealing food and doing all kinds of mischief. That's also the reason why some people hate these furry creatures. While others, no matter what the damage, try to befriend them. As we know, raccoons are wild animals, so domesticating them is not easy and sometimes near impossible. However, there are a lot of exceptions and as with any other creature, the success rate depends on the animals character and yours. You can find a lot of people on the internet who have pet raccoons, even videos on how to take care and feed a baby raccoon. I mean, look at this well mannered rascal: