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Why Is My Chinchilla Shaking?

Let’s say you pick your chinchilla up, and notice a slight vibration, or even the feeling of it quivering and shaking from head to toe. Why might it shake? Do chinchillas shake because of fear, the cold, or something else? Why is my chinchilla shaking? The likely issue is that…

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Can Chinchillas Eat Popcorn?

Popcorn is a relatively healthy snack. But is it similarly suitable and good for chinchillas? Or could it cause digestive trouble like bloating? Can chinchillas eat popcorn? They shouldn’t as it may cause digestive issues. When chinchillas eat unfamiliar foods, they can experience bloating and loose stools. It also doesn’t…

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Can Chinchillas Eat Bread?

If you’ve run out of hay and pellets, and you need something to feed your chinchilla, you may want to give it bread. You no doubt have some in your kitchen, and it’s not a million miles away from hay—since it’s made from wheat. But is it suitable or not?…

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