Being the mother of a zoo of animals is hard egg-ght! try having 8 kids, And a major mess to clean up all together!!!!! I am a mother of 8 kids,2 moved out, but 1 comes over so offten that it's like he still lives here.i also have so many animals its not funny,i have 12 hens,3 rats,3 dogs, 16 cats,a fish tank, 1 opassum,3 ducks,1 parrot,1 pigon,eggs in the incubator,1 bunny,1 mongose,2 lizareds & all my kids load friends! My hubby & I have a lot on our plates? Well I think so. But in truth having all these pets & people makes living at home, every day is something new!!!