Chinchillas are fed pellets alongside their fresh hay. But what are hay pellets, and what do they have in them? Do chinchillas really need them, and if so, why?
Chinchillas enjoy greens and veggies, but they aren’t always a health choice. So what about spinach? Is it nutritionally adequate, or might it cause bloating?
Wild chinchillas likely eat nuts and seeds, when they find them. So should you feed a pet chinchilla peanuts? And if not, why not?
If your chinchilla will not eat, you’re right to be worried. So, what is anorexia a sign of, and is it always serious? What can you do to help a chinchilla that won’t eat?
Sometimes, chinchillas eat their own poop. But they only eat a special kind of poop called cecotropes. But how? Why? Won’t ‘cecotropes’ make your chinchilla sick?