Getting a pet is a big step for some. You are responsible for your them, much like taking care of a kid. If there they are sick, you have to bring it to a veterinary clinic, if hungry give them food and if they want to play, play with them.
Pets are big commitments, it costs money to keep your cat or dog happy, healthy, and fed. You must consider your lifestyle, how much time you have, and how much care you are able to provide. Some pets require a great deal of attention while some don't, hit the link bellow to see which pet best fits you.