1. What is a gerbil, and how did they become house pets?
2. What makes a gerbil different than a hamster, mouse, or rat?
3. Why does my gerbil bite, and how do I make it stop?
4. Why do gerbils love to chew so much, what's safe for them to chew?
5. Is it bad that my gerbil scratches at the corners of its cage?
6. I live in California/Hawaii and gerbils are illegal. Why?!
7. Can gerbils eat any "human" food as snacks?
8. What makes a good treat for my gerbil?
9. Are there any special gerbil health concerns that I should be aware of?
10. Do gerbils have any particular personality or behavioral characteristics?