What kind of pet from THE SIMPLE ART OF FLYING is most like you?

What is your greatest strength?

Describe your ideal day.

Describe your communication style.

What is something that's difficult for you?

If you could develop one of these special abilities, which would you pick?

You're an African grey parrot!

You're an African grey parrot!

African grey parrots (like Alastair and Aggie) are extremely intelligent. They have impressive verbal and emotional capabilities and can learn lots of human words and use them in context. They can live for a very long time, and they're not low-maintenance pets; they need lots of attention (as they can be emotionally needy) and lots of exercise...but they also have a whole lot to give!

You're a guinea pig!

You're a guinea pig!

Guinea pigs (like Porky) are not related to pigs and do not come from Guinea. That confusion aside, they are very social pets who are happiest in groups. They groom themselves and each other, so they stay very clean and are fairly low-maintenance. They have many different ways of expressing themselves: squealing, chirping, and jumping straight up and down. They are friendly and agreeable, as long as they're not subjected to very loud noises, which can upset them. They're versatile and fun to have around!

You're a goldfish!

You're a goldfish!

Goldfish (like Humpty Dumpty) are impressively resilient creatures who can survive freezing temperatures and other taxing circumstances. They are more intelligent than people give them credit for; they have a long attention span, and studies have proven that they have a long memory, as well. They love to eat (and will peck at anything since their tastebuds are outside their lips), but restraint is not their strong suit; since they don't have stomachs, they don't know when they are full. But as long as they have some help setting boundaries, these popular creatures are calm, curious, and easy to be around.

You're a cat!

You're a cat!

Cats, like Tiger, know exactly how to conserve their energy for what's important; that's why they sleep up to 13-14 hours a day. They parachute their legs out and tend to land on their feet when they fall, so they're not easily hurt. They are complex creatures full of seeming contradictions; they can be fast and sneaky but also love to snuggle up in small spaces, and they can be friendly one moment and aloof the next. Because they don't dole out affection to just anyone, it feels especially good to earn their friendship.

Which pet are you?