Post

I Own a Chinchilla

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 48 People

    New Mommy

    I am now the mommy of a Chinchilla named Charlie. We don't know if Charlie is a boy or a girl, that is why we picked a name that is fairly gender neutral. Charlie seems to be very kind and gentle and I think he is going to make an amazing pet. (i am also pleased to find out their...
    trehuginhipee trehuginhipee 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Chi-Chi McCheeferson

    I've had a chinchilla for about nine years now. We got him when he was a baby from my cousin who had a breeding pair. We were lucky that we took him home the day we did because my cousin bought a new chinchilla that day that made Chi-Chi's mom and dad sick and they all ended up...
    13squared 13squared 21-25, F Aug 14, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Naming My Chinchilla

    I have had my furry little rodent for about 2 weeks now and I still for the life of me cant think of a name for her.. Shes a large (meaning fat..) standard gray Chin, shes actually very sweet in nature, which is shocking because she is a rescue... ( apparently the girl I had...
    PrettyReckless626 PrettyReckless626 22-25, F Mar 30, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Cute But Throw Their Poo At You!

     I once had a gerbil, have had guinea pigs and currently have two hamsters. But I have a herd of chinnies. They are really fun to watch and interact with. I had read up on them for over a year.  Pika my first critter came to live with me about a year and a half ago...
    browneyedgirl23 browneyedgirl23 31-35, F Jan 5, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I have a chinchilla. Her name is acelyn,

    the person we got her from said she was a "homo beige". I got her when was still really little, with the help of my old school guidance consular. I've had her for mote then two years now. I Call her "my little monkey" because she throws things she doesn't like behind her. She...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F Dec 26, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Just Got Him Yesterday :)

    I just got my Chinchilla yesterday, i swear it was the happiest day of my life lol! i named him Milo, :) and hes such a sweetie! it hasent even been a whole day yet but hes already so cuddly and not scared of people at all :) its so nice having a pet that actually likes you back...
    pinknailpolish89 pinknailpolish89 22-25, F Apr 25, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Pip, Petey, and Me Makes Three

    I have two chinchillas, Pip and Petey that I've owned for about a year. Pip is grey/beige and is shy and keeps to himself. Petey is charcoal grey with a white underside. He's the outgoing friendly one. Even though Pip is kind of a jerk and won't let me hold him and steals...
    LiquidDiamonds LiquidDiamonds 22-25 2 Responses Nov 22, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Warning!!!

    So, I have a wonderful chinchilla named Fluffy...go figure, right?  I'll get a picture of her up on my profile soon.  Well, this is a warning to all chinchilla owners out there. Yesterday was a pretty hot day where I live.  My daughter had some friends over and...
    purpleriz purpleriz 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 10, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My Boys

    I have two chinchillas, named Frankie and Sammie. Frankie was born back in March, and the breeder had his picture up within a few days… and, since I’d been seriously stalking their website for weeks, I saw him right away and fell in love instantly. But then, a week...
    lianhua lianhua 21-25, F Nov 2, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ADVICE

    HEY IF YOU ARE NEEDING ADVICE I GOT SOME FOR YOU RIGHT HERE!!!! I am a chinchilla know it all from the gender checking(Thats for you Charlie), and pregnancy with the little rodents, I got one this summer, but I look up...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I own a white mosaic chinchilla named Butters

    who is about 3 years old. He is such a cutie, everyone who sees him falls in love and he's a unique pet! He has such a funny personality and is so gentle. He is the perfect pet! :) just a big fat white ball of love. My boyfriend adores him too, he's always buying him toys and...
    WhippedVanilla WhippedVanilla 22-25, F Jan 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is Mimi, she's almost 3

    and has a grumpy attitude but loves to snuggle up to me when she's tired. She's my baby girl. :)
    Karsei Karsei 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Moodiness?

    soo i dunno if its normal or not, but Milo is an extremly moody chin! i never know what hes going to be like one day to the next :P sometimes hes happy and will climb all over you, and be really social, other days hes GRUMPY omg! talk about a bad temper! i try to pet him and he...
    pinknailpolish89 pinknailpolish89 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ~~Gim~~

    i have a chinchilla called gimili. i love him loads and i have an ajustable harness so i can take him outside for walks without loosing him! :)
    LunaWolff LunaWolff 18-21, F 6 Responses Jun 21, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Need Help :C

    I am having a problem with a chinchilla that we work with in class. I am in a veterinary tech class in the 11th grade and we have this little chinchilla named Ava. She does not seem like the happiest chinchilla at all. She barks when one of us tries to take her out to clean her...
    maddieangel maddieangel 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Gumby And Pokey :)

    I have two amazing chinchillas, Gumby and Pokey. They are great. Very social and love to climb all over me. They are both brothers, a little over a year old, and love e/o! Gumby is the small one. He's a standard grey, so I guess thats why. Pokey is bigger, and a mosaic...
    midgee midgee 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    The Day Our Own Father Tried To Kill Us- My mother,brother,and me watched the black Range Rover coast to a stop. "Bye,babies! Mommmy loves ya'll!" My mother said loudly then...
    LinnatheProphet LinnatheProphet 18-21, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My parents believe in discipline.My father still spanks me!I can avoid discipline, and a spanking, by accepting responsibility for my own actions.
    Shintaro95 Shintaro95 18-21, F 6 Responses 17 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I sometimes feel like I live a double life. At work I'm the happy confident girl that always has a smile on her face and is always laughing. On my own I look in the mirror and feel...
    bluesgem bluesgem 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm sure you heard this saying. Your worst enemy is yourself. It's so true. You need to fix your own problems. Before you try to fix someone else's problems.
    Deeperthinker Deeperthinker 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You cannot tell me that I belong to you, I am not your own personal possession. I don't have a name tag stipulating that I am your personal property...I am not someone who can be...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I need that experience before I live with anyone else again. I need to be able to have fully privacy of my own space and just closing that door and running my own personal life...
    ajrestless ajrestless 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't even know where to start mainly because all my life I've been an outcast. When I was young my real father left me and so my mom worked a lot to keep food on the table and...
    Arwenlethena Arwenlethena 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I prefer to be with my own company a lot of time. I do not do too well in crowds, or with a group of friends, love my space. When I need people I will go to them, but have no...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    The benefits of buying off-lease equipment Off-lease equipment is unlike than used equipment, just like a certified formerly owned car is dissimilar than a used car, says AXIS...
    juhgallen juhgallen 31-35, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    In Korean society a mother has considerable influence over her son's life. I am mother's oldest son and my life went well as long as I listened to her and complied with her wishes...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It’s as if I came to live with a friend 18 months ago and I have long since worn out my welcome; now everyone is wondering when I’ll finally find my own place and leave them to...
    annadee annadee 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Been aloud to dream your own little world is cool bc you can't create your own inventions now on else can steal from you and you can imagine wonderful things. I love to dream. :)
    kimlovesyou kimlovesyou 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 7

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I once saw a man that got beaten up laying in a pool of his own blood and urine. I felt terrible for him at first glance but then I thought, to have your own pool! What a lucky guy...
    Flangas Flangas 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My own world would be where I can decorate my apartment with painted walls and picture collages and bohemian furniture. I would have any delicious food or drink available in my...
    danielle1423 danielle1423 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a great business that's been the easiest and most enjoyable thing for me to do. I am so thankful for the person who introduced me to this opportunity. If you're looking for...
    maryucj maryucj 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am so bad at keeping my own secrets .i can keep others fine but my own just never Today I told one of my friends something I've been keeping hidden for a whole year all in...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Too a certain extent we do , we even create safety nets sometimes subconsciously , we even create some of our own misfortune at times . So it's not too far a stretch to think we...
    Princeofthesky Princeofthesky 18-21, M 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Very little lovely women fails to take pleasure in expensive jewelry it is not even willing to decline the wonder belonging to the rational. After the expensive expensive jewelry...
    montrerolex montrerolex 26-30, M 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I own investment properties here in the states, Europe and Asia.
    UncleSamYes UncleSamYes 66-70, M 1 Response Jun 27

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've always wanted to grow my own weed. I'm just not so sure if I have the green thumb. I'm often thinking of just being in the weed business. I will even conduct free product...
    clawrist clawrist 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    You don't know me the way you should So don't expect me to be anything good At peace with myself when I'm alone anything beyond that Out of my comfort zone I'm on my own, I'm like...
    Rainatmidnight97 Rainatmidnight97 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 28

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My dad's side really. I tried to connect with them since I was 11. I'm never included in anything. Any reunions, hanging out with that side, concerts and even holiday's. Partly...
    meleternal meleternal 26-30, F Jun 30

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hey people, just like to say that I built my own computer with parts that I ordered. With some help from my uncle... I researched everything and wanted a fast PC for gaming. My...
    AmyGirlSummer AmyGirlSummer 18-21, F 5 Responses Jul 1

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ever since my birth, my way has been laid out before me, ready for each carefree and childish footfall. I never thought anything ill of my life, and I would be content for a long...
    TheLastAngel111 TheLastAngel111 18-21, F Jul 2

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If God will grant it, then I'll build my own orphanage where homeless and abandoned kids will be sheltered, educated and filled with motherly love.
    hisangelicbaby hisangelicbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I can't stand people who don't own up to their mistakes or try to blame other people that's all childish
    dre07 dre07 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a Sig Sauer P232 .380 locked in my safe. It's not the biggest most powerful gun, but it is a lethal weapon. It's a little scary to own a gun. It's like being 16 and...
    UppityProletarian UppityProletarian 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 3

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I've been going out with the same guy for a year now, but 4 months ago there was a bump in the road of our relationship. Ok so, my boyfriend is 17 and I'm 14 we met on a trip to...
    Julianna2406 Julianna2406 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So I already own a Ruger 10/22 and a Beretta Nano. But I just added to my collection a Romanian TTC and my god does it feel good to hold in my hands. Now I need to find ammo for...
    buckeye226 buckeye226 22-25, M Jul 6