Popcorn is a relatively healthy snack. But is it similarly suitable and good for chinchillas? Or could it cause digestive trouble like bloating?
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?
Cuttlebones are common cage toys people give to their pets. But what are they for? What even are cuttlebones, and why would your chinchilla need anything from a deep-sea creature it has categorically never encountered in the wild?!
Lavender has a great reputation as a helpful herb. But would either its raw form, or lavender essential oil, be good for chinchillas? And if so, or if not, why?
Chinchillas love nuts and seeds, and they contain lots of vitamins and minerals. But they’re full of fat, too—so are they a good snack choice for your pet?