so let me just start out by saying that my older sister who is 27 is still living at home with her son and me (im no better i know im 23) so the 4 of us rent a 4 bedroom house its not small but its not big either. my sister has a horrable track record with pets doesnt matter what it is she refuses to care for them but loves bringing them in i also love bringing in pets but i know when to quite and all of my pets are very well taken care of which include 3 cats (2 of which started out as my sisters) a tortiose and i breed guppies (4 guppy tanks) and an 80 gallon tank with 2 goldfish and 2 catfish. my sister right now has a poodle becuase about 4 months ago we got rid of ehr guinea pig becuase i couldnt keep up caring for it and she refused to feed it or water it or nething including buying food so i got rid of it becuase the cage was so unclean the poor thing was getting maggots in the cage and on its fur. 3 months prior to her buying the guinea pig she had a ferret who she kept locked in the bathroom with no weater or food and refused to clean the litter box i got the ferret a new home also less then a week before getting the ferret i rehomed some parakeets of hers becuase they almost died from dehydration becuase she would not water them and they had themselves mites really bad and other insects in the cage. right now she has poodle whom i take care of andi want to give away also becuase she refuses to even allow the dog to come enar her for attention without her screaming at it to get away. so as some fo you may know i was planning on getting button quail eggs to keep two pairs as pets bought all the things i need including an incubator got the cage set up (6 feet by 4 feet with a divider for the 2 pairs) stocked up on calcium supplements,and canned mealworms along with getting some extras like bird antibiotics,vitamins and a feather glow spray with aloe to help with molting feathers in birds spending roughly around 250 dollars. i dont mind want to make sure i have everything i need to take care of them. 3 days ago i came home from spending the night at my bfs to learn my sister has bought a male kitten that is 4 weeks old and is bringing it home in a few weeks. i am sooo MAD becuase she wants my 3 cats whom are 13 years old to stay locked in the absement so her new kitten wont be around them i was beyond angry and told her "you bring that thing in ehre im getting rid of it if i have to take it up to the animal shelter it goes" she "no it wont and thru a glass serving dish at my head and split it open. so i follwed ehr to her room asking her why her guinea pig had to suffer thru what he did why should could not take care of him and she said "becuase she couldnt she was working" well i said "your still at the same job with the same hours only now you have a dog whos crapping on the floor and yu refuse to clean it up" seriously she left 4 months worth of dog crap in her sons playroom on his toys before i found it and yelled at her to clean it up even then she wouldnt my mom had to! and the very very worst part is right after our fight my mom comes down into the basement which is my bedroom and tells me "we have too many pets they are making this house stink you have to get ridof your fish tanks and your tortiose and that incubator if your going to live here your not bringing anything else in this house 4 cats and a dog is enough" ARE YOU SERIOUSE??? i asked ehr and 3 other people who have come into the basement is its smelled they have said NO my cats dont stink i have 3 litter boxes for them they dont pee anywhere but the boxes i got them a second hand couch so they would claw the rest of the furniture i clean those cat boxes EVERYDAY sometimes if one goes potty and i can smell it i change the litter. i change EVERY fish tanks water once per week and i do large changes(atleast 70 eprcent per week) not a single tank is cloudy or has algea blooms or smells like fish nothing they are clean and established tanks becuase i sell my guppies locally to people so they come in and see these tanks all of them they are not going to buy from dirty tanks! my tortiose is 10 years old and clean and smell free as can be i put her in a tub of water to soak for an hour everyday she does her buissiness in the water and i scrub out the tub with a speciel reptile cleaner EVERYDAY. they are not dirty they donot smell they donot distroy anything. my cat is 13 years old went to the vets for her checkup yesterday 3 people who work there were AMAZED at her age they could not stop gushing about how healthy she was not overweight,excellent teeth no build up they alll thought she was only 5 years old of which im super proud of but i just i dont understand why my sister is allowed to bring in a cat and let ti distroy the house and im the one who has to get rid of my epts for her!??? its not FAIR!!!!! i yelled at my mom and all she could say is "well you know how your sister is" and "the landlord isnt going to like us having so many pets" yeah well im sure he would be happier with alot of clean none ditructive pets then a few smelly pets that are not cared for becuase she wont get the male kitten fixed she wont get anything fixed including her dog who leaves blood on the couch so this things going to spraying all over not to mention she wont clean the litter box so it will be urinating everywhere wont be the cats fualt it jsut wont be taken care of not tomention she wont feed it or water it or have it vaccinated she wont do anything with it!!! i wish i could move out i wish i had a better job but right now im babysitting and searching for a job. i just dont want to live there anymore!!