Hi humans, rodent types, and anyone else reading this.
This is Jacob the degu.
My gerbil brothers had one of those birthday things two days ago. They are now two years old. The human caretakers gave them a new gnawing block and some Cheerios for their birthday.
At first the rest of us complained that they were getting things and we weren't, which we didn't think was fair - birthday or not. But then we realized that the human caretakers planned to give us some Cheerios too, which made us feel better, because we got included.
My degu brothers and I will be having our turn for one of those birthday things in a couple of months time. We're going to be three years old. I wonder what the human caretakers will get for us?