Equipment & Accessories

What Do Chinchillas Need In Their Cage
Chinchillas are naturally playful and cheeky little pets, but this wonderful friendly nature will only come out if you set up your Chinchilla’s living environment so that it is as happy as it can be. A depressed Chinchilla does not make a good pet! Part of making your Chinchilla happy is setting up their cage with some basic chinchilla...
DIY-Chinchilla-Hammock-
Want to make super easy hammocks for your chin? Get 1" diameter ring binder rings from an office supply store, Buy a half yard to a yard of fleece, Cut a large triangle out of fleece, Poke a hole in each corner, Open up the ring binder rings, Put a ring binder ring through each hole Attach to the...
Chinchilla Environment ~ Chinchilla Proofing Your Home & Fixing Boredom
Hopefully, this article will impart some helpful hints, from chinchilla-proofing your home to preventing vices associated with boredom, such as fur-chewing. Daily Exercise Chinchillas really do appreciate extra exercise away from their cages. Many breeders are unable to do this; simply because with such large amounts of stock, they would not have enough hours in the day or enough pairs of...
What Do Chinchillas Need
Once you see a chinchilla, you will not be surprised why many people desire to have this rodent as a family pet. They are very cute! When you take care of them correctly they could live up to 17-20 years. There are a few important things to take into consideration before purchase this small animal. Since they are rodents, their...
10 Things I Purchased Prior To Bringing Home My New Chinchilla
(1) CAGE It is best to get a cage that is stainless steel in design, such that acidic urine from chinchillas will not get it rusty. The bottom of a cage usually comes in two varieties: A grilled wire mesh bottom or a solid bottom. A wire mesh bottom is supposed to be easier to clean (if litter pan slides...
Chinchilla Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness
While watching the news this evening, I hear some pretty scary things about this approaching hurricane in the southeast! Hurricane Michael is a powerful category four hurricane which is expected to cause extensive and severe damage in the southeastern United States and will likely become one the worst natural disaster to hit the United States. Disaster relief plans are...
Chinchilla-Cage-Setup-Ideas-Cage-Building
I've just built this cage. It has plenty of shelves and has a pull-out litter tray in the base.  Would you like to know how I built it? It was not nearly as difficult as I thought it would be! Before we get started here are some important tips to remember when building your Chinchilla cage: (a) You can...
Chinchilla-Care-Sheet
Before bringing your chinchilla home: Ensure you have a cage set up and ready, Be sure that your family is aware your new pet will need peace and quiet to settle into their new home. Ensure your chinchilla is not unduly disturbed by other pets such as cats and dogs. Ensure that any younger children understand a small animals nervousness...
Best Toys And Exercise Wheel For Your Chinchilla
Ideally, a pet chinchilla’s cage must have containers for food and water and have sufficient hiding spots and shavings. In addition to that, it should also include an exercise wheel and some chew toys. (this is the one I have) Most pet chinchillas can achieve their exercise during their time outside the cage, but an exercise wheel would still be...