Pigs and Chinchillas??

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Animal Lover

Post   » Tue Jul 02, 2002 5:45 am

Thanks Megan


Post   » Tue Jul 02, 2002 6:00 am

I think Chins also live to about 20 years so they require a real commitment in time. There are quite a few in rescues from people who fell short of that commitment.

Malocclusion is a problem with Chins too.

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Animal Lover

Post   » Tue Jul 02, 2002 6:07 am

Unfortunately that does happen alot with alot of pets!

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Post   » Tue Jul 02, 2002 10:33 am

Pinta is right. They can live well up past 20 years, so you need to be ready for a LONG commitment, not like a guinea pig who has a shorter life. And it´s not right to have the animal for 10 years or so, and then suddenly find out that you can´t keep it. They´ve already bonded with you, and sadly, people aren´t going to want the 10yr olds! and yes, Malocclusion is a big problem with chinchilla´s.

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