a BIG one. a big, low maintanance one. That lives long.
(is a character's pet, y'see).
the time is generally the present (1990s onward).
I need one that has a chillin' enough (pardon the phrase) temperment that he/she could stand hiding under this character's hat for short amounts of time without, y'know, biting him. Or something.
/let's hear it for specific Questions. :3
Edit: I'm going to use the Mexican Red/Orangeknee Tarantula. Seems best.