I Own a Chinchilla

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 57 People

    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

    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
    22-25, F
    Aug 14, 2007

    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
    1 Response Dec 16, 2008

    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
    22-25, F
    Nov 2, 2007

    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
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 28, 2014

    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

    I have two brothers, Raislin

    and Ratchet. ratchet is the little brother, following his brother around hopelessly devoted to trying to keep up and to treats. His jumping and landing skills are not so good. Raislin is a good older brother though, protective and caring. They are now 7months old and have been...
    Calvexz Calvexz
    26-30, F
    Sep 18, 2015

    My chinchilla just died last month.

    I'm still in shock. Kiki was my best friend.
    TriforceLover TriforceLover
    16-17, F
    Feb 4

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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
    16-17, F
    Dec 26, 2013

    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

    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

    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

    ~~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

    I own two fluffy babies of my own; Monty

    and Ginko. I had originally just bought Monty to be my one and only. He's the sweetest little small fry I've ever laid my eyes on. He peeps softly when he's able to look out a window and frantically paces about on my boyfriends bed frame because he no longer has a window to...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin
    18-21, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2015

    Related Experiences

    Own me in every way possible!! I will be yours and yours only! claim me, tame me and make me your property!! That is what I want from you along with you love and respect now and...
    InLoveWithTheSun InLoveWithTheSun
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 20
    I possess my own boobs without having any silicone implant surgery. I love, enjoy, and am very happy with my busty boobs and how they fit very well on my chest. My breast size is...
    southernnudistlifestyle southernnudistlifestyle
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Apr 18
    There are many black business owners who hide their race. Many credit this to their business success and avoiding misperceptions about their services and products because of their...
    aslyfox aslyfox
    36-40, M
    Apr 18
    Cannot get my experiences posted thanks to Epallie...
    blushedcheeks blushedcheeks
    46-50, F
    1 Response Apr 18
    I don't and won't ever buy them again. No more imprisonment for my free bare feet!
    Barefootedguy Barefootedguy
    18-21, M
    Apr 17
    I have been seeing the last names of people I know appear in unusual, unrelated places. I feel like this is a sign for something, but I don't know what. Does anyone have any...
    GCassr22 GCassr22
    18-21, M
    Apr 17
    Life keeps on going. In the good times, in the bad times and in the boring times life is the same length all around. Unfortunately.
    writingforlife6 writingforlife6
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    We associate those around us with particular feeling states within us, and when those feeling states are experienced, as a result of the close connections and bonds we form with...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    6 Responses Apr 17
    reality is really, well for lack of better world, REAL. in dream land I can be whoever I wanna be and I can have everyone live happily and get along and its can be everything that...
    janeybear janeybear
    13-15, F
    Apr 16
    I want to be own and punished
    dja1003 dja1003
    18-21, M
    Apr 16
    I don't have anything to share or even say right now, I guess. I've been posting these blogs of mine in the "spiritual path" section of this website for the past few months, but I...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 16
    I think I have a thing for boobs
    soul2squeez soul2squeez
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Apr 15
    My EP standards. Figured I'd share. 1. Don't block people. 2. Don't seek attention. 3. Don't post statements in Q&A. 4. Add anyone who friend you. 5. Always add pictures to your...
    LeahLovee LeahLovee
    70+, F
    3 Responses Apr 15
    more so at times. like when I wake up thinking I just layer down and I need to call a friend but the the remote is hiding under there. right under there are you blind ...I just...
    DirtyRead DirtyRead
    36-40, M
    1 Response Apr 15
    Finally, i'm calm enough to focus on getting some work done... just a shame that it's almost bed time and my day has essentially been wasted again. i will do better tomorrow :(
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    Apr 14
    -Life In Transition: A Compilation of Memories-I was born biologically male, but over the course of my life, have realized that my mind and soul on the inside feels female. Women...
    KayleeBehrens KayleeBehrens
    18-21, T
    Apr 13
    The prevailing question of our species, of course, has always been "who" or even "what" are we? Are we spirits? Machines? Animals? Or are we just some cosmic mishap, swept up and...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 13
    Check out the new and improved EP! http://exp2.xyz/
    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    46-50, F
    Apr 12
    live it when I'm dreaming I'm all way flying in my dream and talking to animals and dragons and dinosaurs in it in my dreams dinosaur are still alive.
    gedwmandy gedwmandy
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 12
    I was friends with these two other girls, A and B. One would say we were the bestest of friends since form 1 to 3. However, during our form three years, there was another addition...
    lunamcmxcix lunamcmxcix
    16-17, F
    Apr 11
    I thought I would give a site a go and within two hours was kicked off, after posting I'm gay, I did get my account reinstalled but I can't stand the way the sites members were so...
    footsugar123 footsugar123
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 11
    I think no one likes me. I think my life is a life and scared of the outcome of it all. I wish I can be a man but I guess I was born a wimp. I just wanna cry because I'm crazy, I...
    dreamswemake dreamswemake
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    Check out the new and improved EP! http://exp2.xyz/
    Ttlicious1 Ttlicious1
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    This is a story from my Nan's life. She is a wonderful woman. The news tells us that other people have it much worse than us, so we should simply smile at our lives, and live them...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    Hi, girls. I am hot guy, add me pls, skype - mengak
    mengak mengak
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    Hi, girls. I am hot guy, add me pls, skype - mengak
    mengak mengak
    26-30, M
    Apr 10
    i think i'm getting sick again... i guess 9 weeks sickness free was good for me. i'll deal with it the only way that i know how - by keeping busy as much as possible. Still, at...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    Apr 10
    I'm becoming okay with all the things that I am not, but it's been a long process. First, there's the initial period of suddenly feeling great and feeling so connected to the...
    thisisnotanexit thisisnotanexit
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    I kinda just want someone to be with, you know? Someone to love. Someone to love me. My whole life I've never had anyone to connect to in a way that's meaningful and sincere for me...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    3 Responses Apr 10
    I am very lucky to know my dad, but our relationship has never really been more than a friendship. He and my mum split when I was around 6 and just remember not being that bothered...
    nedh1996 nedh1996
    18-21, M
    Apr 10
    I feel inspired to write, to express myself. Right now, I'm in a creative flow. Words just seem to form themselves when I'm in the receptive mode like this and it often feels like...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    Apr 9
    I'm new here and well.... lonely I guess
    Nobody1415215425 Nobody1415215425
    16-17, M
    Apr 9
    I've said before that I've come a really long way along this path of mine and this realisation constantly shows itself to me in the most subtle of ways. It really is amazing, but I...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 9
    One day I might just give this all up just go into hiding and master my inner chi
    martinez1993 martinez1993
    22-25, M
    Apr 8
    Today, i am thankful for empty hours of quiet time to work on my distraction undisturbed. i love days like today because i get to focus myself totally on what i'm doing and that...
    LoneSouls LoneSouls
    31-35, F
    Apr 8
    I don't just think about others. I think about their thoughts, their feelings and their beliefs. Quite literally, in fact. The ability to look into a man or woman's heart and dive...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 8
    i had to work around these huge sweaty over weight chicks this week and they tried conspiring against me because i was supposedly wondering off in the store when they were i...
    themisanthropicalien themisanthropicalien
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 8
    Hey you guys. So I am making a Facebook group where I read tarot cards it's brand new and still on the development stage but if you want a place to go to get your readings after EP...
    FairyReader FairyReader
    18-21, M
    1 Response Apr 7
    You find that the more self-contained you become along your path/journey the less there is to really think about or even do. I'm not bored. I'm just sort of pensive; contemplative...
    FocusReborn FocusReborn
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Apr 7
    I have a story here as an example of why people want EP to remain open Some people here might remember the person who went by the screen name Shadesofblues. She was 19, an orphan...
    hereisme hereisme
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
More Stories