A penguin, because they are really cute. When they are little, they have a grey and white body, with a small beak. I’ve seen videos of the animals and the way they walk is really funny. They even push their friends into the water! I would have loads of fun with a penguin.
Wan Tsz-ki, 12, PLK Ma Kam Ming College
I would like to have a husky. They are genetically closer to wolves than many other dog breeds. They’re big and beautiful, and have a lot of energy. A husky would be able to easily understand my commands. It is cute, and its hair is beautiful and can be as white as snow.
Allen Chan Pak-lok, 15, Sing Yin Secondary School
I love animals such as dogs, cats, and hamsters. All of them are cute. But if I could have any pet, it would be a rabbit. Rabbits aren’t very expensive. They eat fresh vegetables and fruits, hay and grass. They don’t run around or make a lot of noise. They aren’t very big, and they can live in small flats. Rabbits do a very good job of keeping themselves clean and only need help when they are very sick. That is why I am sure I would be able to take good care of my pet.
Aliese Fan, 13, St Francis’ Canossian College
I would choose a hamster. The main reason is that they’re very friendly and it could keep me company when I am bored or lonely. If I had a hamster it would help me relax and stay focused.
Louis Yan Cheuk-tik, 15, Sing Yin Secondary School
Unicorns are real right?
A unicorn! This sounds crazy, but I have dreamed about having one since I’ve known about them. I know it can’t actually happen because they don’t exist, but I would ride on its back and fly all over the world. I would be able to feel the wind, touch clouds, and fly with the birds! My unicorn would have colourful fur and a pretty horn. It would also be loyal to me, play with me, and make me laugh! Will my dream come true one day?
Daisy Cheng, 12, PLK Tang Yuk Tien College
Touch of the sea
I want a dolphin as my pet. I would go to the seaside every day and it would come and go freely. I would swim alongside my pet and have a great time.
Iris Ho, 14, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School
More tiny fluffballs
I love tiny things, so a hamster would be ideal. Hamsters are really cute, and they always run around. My friend Ellen has a couple of hamsters, but the problem is they fight each other. Ellen said hamsters are relatively easy to take care of; they love to eat cheese and nuts, and you can play with them. I would love to have a hamster, with the blessing of my parents. It would bring me a lot of happiness.
Henry Chow Ka-hang, 13, King Ling College
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