The strangest pets at West

Meet some of the more unusual pets owned by West High faculty and students.


Teya Kerns

Kai Kai the leopard gecko lounges on a table in Ms. Eustice’s classroom. Ms. Eustice acquired Kai Kai and her friends, Saba and Lydian, just this past trimester.

Pets are known for their ability to enrich lives with their presence. They provide humans with love and company, something many people are growing to lack in this modern age. While some people seek the companionship of man’s best friend or furry felines, others have befriended some more unusual animals. Here are some of the uncommon pets owned by West High students and faculty.