My girlfriend decided she wanted a chinchilla.....

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  1. VCoupe376ci

    VCoupe376ci

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    We went to the local pet store to pick up some fish for the aquarium and of course she stops by the thing that looks like a mix between a huge hamster and a squirrel. Needless to say, I ended up tucking my balls in and caving.

    I will admit, it is funny as all hell watching it do rolls and flips in the dust to bathe, but man is that thing a poop factory. I don't think it can move 5 feet without dropping a turd.

    Anyone else have one of these critters that could share some advice/insight into their care? I have read a bunch online, but I figure GT is the resource for the good stuff.
     
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    Beware the urge to add a second one. Know how to determine the sex of a Chinchilla.
     

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    Drink a lot. Turn it loose in the house. Try to catch it.
    BTW....they will shred draperies.
     
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    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy

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    Get a bunch and make her a coat!!!
     
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    DustyJacket Directiv 10-289

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    They are very soft. And some are vicious.