As cute as a group of as many fluff balls as possible is, it is often not a good idea to add more animals to the already existing group. A group expansion can lead to the complete disruption of a
previously functioning group or to group splitting, e.g. you end up with two groups of 2 instead of a group of 4 or even worse. If you do not have the capacity to keep several groups
species-appropriate in an emergency or do not want to have to give away animals, you should not expand the group.
If you have enough capacity (space, time, money), an expansion makes sense under the following conditions:
Furthermore, the following is advisable: