Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, You may know that it was quite difficult for us to get our hamster to use the chew toys that we bought her, but I am pleased to tell you that we have had a much easier time finding toys that Gary likes. Off the bat, I'm going to say: try to avoid salt licks. Salt chews can actually be deadly to your Chinchilla and should only be given if … [Read more...] about Our Favourite Chinchilla Chew Toys
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I thought I might change up the way that I do these photo dumps and maybe give you a bit more information about our pet's weeks instead of just one sentence updates. Let me know how you like it! This week we had a mini mishap with Beau getting another UTI. He seems to be doing a lot better and actually finishes all his medications today, so … [Read more...] about Our Kitties Are Getting Along! (Photos of Cats & Chinchilla)
This week has been a bit rougher on our little ones While Beau and Kalista have been getting along fairly well, there's a bit of dominance showing up. Gary's getting along fairly well, and my favourite thing to do is watch him take baths! Kalista tried to reach into his cage a couple times, but we've been training her to watch from afar instead... silly … [Read more...] about Kalista Where are you hiding now? (Cat & Chinchilla Photos)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, After looking up the adorable hamster travel carriers you could get to take your little one to the vet, I started getting interested in what kind of Chinchilla homes we could invest in to get Gary a bigger home. For those of you who are Chinchilla owners this mega list may be of interest to you, but for those of you who don't have Chinchilla … [Read more...] about Top List of our Favourite (and cheap) Chinchilla Cages
Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I can hardly hold my excitement!! Kalista is finally home! She's so adorable and cuddled us right from the get go in the car! She's been fairly curious, which is a great sign, but is also a massive scardy cat...! I love her adorable face so much! The first day, she spent a lot of time hiding under covers (since we didn't let her hide under … [Read more...] about Our New Cat is Home! (Cat & Chinchilla Photos)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Continuing on from the post of how long Dwarf Hamsters live, and how long Betta Fish live, I decided to do some digging to see how long Chinchillas live for, especially now that we have the adorable Gary in our household! Short Answer In the wild Chinchillas live about 8-10 years, however, in captivity they live between 15-20 years. (Which … [Read more...] about How Long Does a Chinchilla Live? How long is their Lifespan?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I know, I know... I never told you guys I was getting a Chinchilla... well that's because we didn't really know we were getting a Chinchilla either! A few weeks ago I got a phone call from my old boss saying that a customer had to rehome/surrender her longterm Chinchilla. My boss said the customer was looking for good pet owners to take … [Read more...] about Meet our New Chinchilla (Suprise!!)