Posted on Jan 15, 2009 | Comments 0
Do you want to own a chinchilla? Chinchillas are most adorable family pets that everyone would love to own one.
If you too want to own a chinchilla, there are few things that you have to consider before purchasing chinchilla.
Here are few important things that you have to know before purchasing chinchillas as your pet.
Chinchillas need extra care
Chinchillas are not easy to care and you must have strong determination, long term commitment and able to spend quality time to pay attention towards its care.
Chinchillas are destructive and get bored quickly
Chinchillas are active pets and bright animals, which makes you to keep them amused most of the time. If you keep them in cages for long time, they can get bored easily and can develop destructive behavior like fur biting.
Chinchillas are expensive
These little creatures actually needs big cage, so, the cages that are available in normal pet sores are not suitable for chinchillas.
Even the food and toys required for chinchillas are expensive. In addition to this, you should also consider the damage for your property that you can have with a destructive chinchilla.
Chinchillas are not suitable for children
If you are purchasing chinchillas for your children, think twice before you buy. Unlike dogs or other pets, these particular little creatures don’t like to be cuddled and hence not suitable for kids.
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