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I Own a Chinchilla

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 56 People

    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

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    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

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    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

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    ~~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

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    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, 2014

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    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, 2014

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    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

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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2013

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    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

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    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

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    I have a chinchilla named Kiki

    and she is my world, she has been a lot less trusting since swat shot teargas in my room. Help? I'm so glad she survived and it's been a while, but she's much less social and it kills me. I love her so much please somebody help!
    TriforceLover TriforceLover 16-17, F Nov 22, 2014

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Nov 2, 2007

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    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

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Aug 14, 2007

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    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

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    I don't know if you mean they don't want them in the sense that when they have them they put them up for adoption or let someone else take care of them or if you mean parents who...
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