They require little care, such as feeding and scrubbing their aquarium on a regular basis. They can also be relaxing to observe.
Cats are more independent and can be left alone for extended amounts of time than dogs. They do require frequent feeding and litter box cleansing, but they do not need to be walked or exercised.
Hamsters are low-maintenance and do not require much room. They must be fed and their water replaced on a frequent basis. They also like to gallop on a circle.
Certain avian types, such as canaries, require little care. They require new water and sustenance on a daily basis, and their cage must be cleaned on a regular basis.
Guinea pigs are sociable and welcoming creatures that require little attention other than regular feeding, fresh water, and cage cleansing.
Rabbits are low-maintenance, but they do require frequent feeding and cleansing of their living environment. They also appreciate social contact and exercise.
Turtles need a spotless aquarium with a basking space, UVB illumination, and consistent food. They are low-maintenance but can survive for a long period.
Geckos are low-maintenance, silent, and don't take up much room. They require a spotless terrarium with heat and UVB illumination, as well as frequent bug feeding.
Hermit crabs are low-maintenance creatures that can be maintained in a tiny tank. They require new water and nourishment, and their tank must be cleaned on a regular basis.
Hedgehogs are tiny, quiet, and don't require much room. Because they are solitary animals, they do not require a lot of social contact.