Fond of pets ? In French, they are called animaux domestiques, which could be translated as "animals living at home".
In France, most of the pets are either dogs or cats.
Spelling is different depending of the pet's gender. The following table gives you the French words for the most common pets.
|a dog||un chien||une chienne|
|a cat||un chat||une chatte|
|a rat||un rat||une rate|
|a hamster||un hamster (*)|
|a goldfish||un poisson rouge (*)|
|a parrot||un perroquet (*)|
(*) For some animals, French make no difference beetween male and female!