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Old 04-13-2018, 08:57 PM United States
brittsarts brittsarts is offline
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Default Is this a hair ring on my chinchilla??

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Chilli was cleaning himself when i noticed there was a dark ring around his genitals. Almost like a fur ring, but just a dark grey discolored ring around his bits. It looks like its a part of his skin, and sure doesn't have a fur texture of any kind. Im thinking it might be a fur ring trapped underneath something somehow..

He often stares into space and sits hunched, and has recently begun itching/biting himself constantly. He eats a full 2 tbsp of pellets and a heaping handful of hay every day... I'm always worried about him.
If anyone experienced knows if its a fur ring or not, i would love to know. Thank you
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Old 04-22-2018, 06:34 PM United States
Mt. Zion Chins Mt. Zion Chins is offline
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It is a hair ring and needs to be pulled off. If it isn't it could kill him. Try to gently with your finger nails pull it off. Sometimes you have to do a strand at a time - Just get if off
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