Join Date: Mar 2016
Location: NW Pennsylvania
I think she needs to learn on her own and what not, with your guidance of course. Encourage her to ask questions and research if she's capable. Explain the crucial basics and let it be a learning experience. Unfortunately keeping an 8 year old focused and entertained is going to be hit and miss. If she gets tired of it in a month, there's not much you can do being in another town/state. If and when she loses interest, it will still be an experience for her. I was given a guinea pig when I was about her age, and my parents gave 100% responsibility and no help what so ever. I didn't take the BEST care of it and it died of an illness 2 years later but I learned a lot, and later when I got a cat in college, i was prepared and 100% determined. So like mentioned above, whatever the outcome, maybe she'll get into the hobby when she's older and have a more responsible outlook. I hope what I'm trying to explain was received well and understood LOL I know I didn't explain it all that well but that's my two cents!
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