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anyone had a chinchilla before? i heard you can't pick them up around the belly because it will break their ribs.

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Asked by dragonlady320 at 9:06 PM on Nov. 11, 2011 in Pets

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  • I don't know about that,but I know they don't like to be held

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:14 PM on Nov. 11, 2011

  • No idea on that but they make good coats :insert evil laugh: LOL

    Answer by ginger5653 at 9:17 PM on Nov. 11, 2011

  • I had one when I was in high school. I don't think that is true at all. I wouldn't recommend them for small children, but they are pretty neat.


    Answer by Daltons_mommy03 at 1:51 PM on Nov. 12, 2011

  • I had a pair of sisters and I never heard that. They are fragile and can be easily hurt if you are not careful but they never got hurt from me picking them up. They would usually move their back legs into my hand.

    Answer by Fairierose81 at 7:39 AM on Nov. 14, 2011

  • I know they require some special dusting powder for their fur and skin ~

    Answer by tasches at 12:21 PM on Nov. 15, 2011

  • no, not the type of pet I would want

    Answer by shivasgirl at 1:10 AM on Nov. 16, 2011

  • No,don't know much about them.

    Answer by Sarah961 at 1:44 AM on Nov. 22, 2011

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