Guide for Healthy Neopets
Do you find your neopet in good spirits for the majority of the day? If not, you
may wish to look into his or her eating and sleeping patterns. Keeping your neopet
is one of the most important parts of having a neopet. If your neopet isn’t healthy
or even if it is, you should keep reading, for some tips on keeping him or her
in good shape.
Eating is probably the most important thing in anybody’s daily routine. Your
neopet should have three healthy and complete meals a day: breakfast, lunch
and dinner. The most important meal could very well be breakfast, because it
will give your pet its energy until lunch, and for quite a bit more of the day,
too. If your neopet gets hungry during the day, why don’t you give it a few
healthy snacks? A few good examples of healthy snacks would be: apples, oranges,
tomatoes, grapes, whole grain snack bars, fruit juices, all fruit and all vegetables.
Most of these snacks can be bought at the Heath Food store in the Neopian Bazaar,
and a few of them you’ll have to buy in the Food Store, which can be found in
The High Street, and some you’ll have to search for in other users’ shops using
the shop wizard.
Another good idea to keep your neopet healthy would be to buy them some vitamins,
and let them take them every day, so they can they can have their daily intake
of certain vitamins. But when you have vitamins in your house, make sure to
keep the bottle away from young neopets, or they could sick if they ate them.
Also, make sure that your pets don’t take more than the maximum of vitamins
than it says on the bottle, and before even opening the bottle, read all of
the instructions printed on the bottle. The following examples are for healthy
breakfasts, lunches and dinners. For breakfast: a bowl of cereal, a fruit and
a glass of milk (if your pet doesn’t like milk or is allergic to it, give a
glass of orange or apple juice). For lunch: a sandwich or a sub, a fruit (an
apple is a good idea), a juice box and maybe a little treat, (you should only
give your pet money for the cafeteria once a week, because the cafeteria food
isn’t usually very healthy). And for healthy but quick dinners: one vegetable
(beefy broccoli is great), a serving or two of meat, a dinner roll (or a slice
of bread, and whole grain bread is better), a milkshake, and for a surprise
dinner, make Neotacos.
For babies, you should give them GaGa Grub baby food for every meal of the
day. But different flavors, or they will get bored of the same kind and they
won’t want to eat it. Another extremely important thing is, if your pet has
allergies, make sure you watch out for things, like nuts and dairy if that’s
what they’re allergic to, in all of the food you buy. These tips should help
you keep your pet in good shape on the eating side, but there is still another
section, which everyone needs, sleep. Sleep is another important thing, which
every healthy neopet needs. Your neopet will need different amounts of sleep
as it grows, so have a look at the chart below:
Age Sleep needed
0-300 days 10 hours
301-600 days 9 hours
601-999 days 8 hours
1000+ days 6 or 7 hours
You can find out how old your pet is if you look at the quickref page, and
then you can determine how much sleep it needs. But never forget! The more sleep
your pet gets, the better. In the chart above, it only gives an approximate
value, so if you give it more, that’s even better! Another important thing about
sleeping: if your pet usually has soda, Neocola, or any kind of coffee before
bed, you must stop that habit as soon as possible. This could be the reason
your pet is not sleeping. Instead, you should give them tea, hot chocolate or
a smoothie, or anything else without caffeine. Make sure you have a bed that
is comfortable - everyone might not like the same thing - a pillow and in the
winter, make sure you have blankets that will keep you warm. The last section
for a healthy pet is exercise. Your pet should exercise for around a half-an-hour
every day, and more than an hour of slumping around on the sofa every day is
definitely not helping you. A few examples of good daily exercise are: running
(and a good time to run is in the morning before school), swimming, playing
sports (soccer, basketball, hockey, lacrosse etc.). And after their exercise,
make sure that they drink at least three glasses or more glasses of water. If
they don’t they might get dehydrated, and that means that you will have to see
a doctor. If you do have to go see a doctor, try and follow this guide after,
and it will help you get your pet back to 100% healthy.
Here are a couple of extra tips that don’t fit into other sections but are
also very important to maintain a healthy neopet:
1. Visit the Grooming Parlour and buy things like a hairbrush, a toothbrush,
shampoo, soap and clips if you have a girl for a pet, and use them often so
that your pet has silky soft fur.
2. Always remember that a healthy neopet is a happy neopet!
3. Don’t let your pet get too lazy, or they will get fat and won’t do anything
4. Remember that active activities can be made fun. Take this: you and your
oldest neopet are going for a walk, why not ask your whole family to go to the
park and have a big family game!
5. Don’t forget to go to the Neopian Hospital at least once a year to make
sure that your neopet is in good health.
Try and follow this guide as closely as possible and your neopet will stay
healthy. If your neopet isn’t in good health, this will hopefully help you.
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