One of the cutest things a pet can do is lick you. But do chinchillas lick? And if they do, what does licking mean? Does it mean your chinchilla likes you, or what?
Chasing a chinchilla sounds like a lot of fun. But would your chinchilla enjoy chasing as much as you do? And can chinchillas chase each other?
If your chinchilla is chewing its own fur—and looks like it’s eating it—that’s fur barbering. But is it normal behavior or should it be stopped? And if so, how?
Chinchillas are gentle, placid and cute. But they also have long front teeth. So, do chinchillas bite, and if so, does it hurt?
As disgusting as the idea might be… Chinchillas drink pee. But what possible good does it serve them, and can you make it stop?