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  1. Katie’s_chinchillas

    What's new?

    We’ve got 9 chinchillas now Mason, Ashley, Toby, Pearl, Blossom, Esme, Ivy, Nate and Simba. We plan on getting an angora sometime next year which I’m so excited for. Sadly we had to rehome our two hedgehogs as my allergies got worse and couldn’t hold them. Picture is of Simba when he was a baby.
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    Colony Breeding cage

    The only level that is in there now is 1ft above the ground. 3 sides of the walls are wood and the other is 1cm x 1cm mesh but it has a guard that is about 1.5ft up, stopping them from climbing. We used to have about 20 other ledges, some as safety, but I recently removed them as the cage was...
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    Colony Breeding cage

    Hi. So I was thinking about starting a breeding colony in my big 4ft x 7ft cage. It will have 3 or 4 females and one Male. Shall I put in shelves or not and if so how high up the walls should they be? The roof is 6ft tall. Disclaimer - I am aware of the risks and have plenty of other cages...
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    Pregnant chinchilla

    So today she is looking quite lethargic and has stretched a couple times. I can’t see any stuck babies so I was just wondering where you think she will be ok? I was also wondering whether it could just be because she was recently separated from her mate so is she just sad.
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    Pregnant chinchilla

    I recently adopted a male and female and their 4 month old baby boy. Before I got them they were housed together so I believe she is pregnant but I’m not sure how far along. I have separated mum from the dad and baby as I don’t want her to get pregnant again. So today she is looking quite...


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