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Versatile Space Pod for Rats, Ferrets and Birds

Lixit Critter Space PodTreat your little pet rat, ferret, chinchilla or hamster with a very unusual versatile house: a space pod! It‘s versatile because you can hang it from the top of a wire cage or you just turn it around and place it on the bottom of the cage.

The overall size and the diameter of the openings make this space pod perfect for small animals such as rats, hamsters, hedgehogs, baby ferrets and chinchillas.

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Top 3 Healthy Complete Chinchilla Food

healthy chinchilla foodChinchillas can be very picky eaters. They love to just eat the „good stuff“ in their daily diet which they decide to be good and which may differ from one chinchilla to the other.

Offering your chinchillas a good healthy chinchilla food is essential. And it is also important to make sure that your chinchillas really eat the whole food you offer them. Here are some thoughts and tips about healthy chinchilla food and how to invite your fluffy little guy to eat it.

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Top 3 Warm Winter Houses for Hamsters and other small Pets

MYIDEA Small Pet Cube HouseYou can‘t heat your home just to keep your hamster, guinea pigs or chinchillas comfortably warm. You know that they’re feeling the colder air in winter months creeping along the floors more than you might feel it. So, what can you do?

With a warm winter house you have the simple option to create a warm comfortable and soft nest for your little furry friend. Most of the available warm winter houses for small pets come in such great looks and shapes that it‘s just fun to have them in the cages or in your home.

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Top Chinchilla Bath House

Green Farm Chinchilla Bath HouseIt‘s not like a Spa, this Chinchilla Bath House, although it sounds like that. It is nothing more than an enclosed house for Chinchillas to bathe. I was writing about Chinchilla Bathing Sand, what it is and why Chinchillas need to bath in sand or dust instead of water.

Well, if your chinchilla likes to bathe in dust you certainly will have a mess after his bath just because all the dust flying around. Did I mention that Chinchillas love to roll around in dust? A Chinchilla Bath House is just made for this purpose. And you know me, it’s even better when it’s made of an all-natural material.

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Best Chinchilla Bathing Sand

chimchilla bathing sandChinchillas are kind of favorite pets here, I know. I just love these little fluffy guys. They are so cute and endlessly watchable. But they have their requirements to stay healthy and happy. One of these is the need of chinchillas to take daily baths. Not in water but in sand.

So, getting a great chinchilla bathing sand is of first priority for you as chinchilla owner. What are the details you have to look out for and why is chinchilla bathing sand better than chinchilla bathing dust? I have some answers for you.

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Bestsellers in May 2017

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I now can present my list of the best selling items on Animals Small and Big that people chose and purchased in May 2017.

I invite you to take a look at what has made its entry to the bestseller list of May 2017.

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Chinchilla Chiller Granite Stone

chinchillaA chin chiller? Why should you get a chiller stone for your chinchilla? Good question, actually. Well, you need to keep your chinchilla cool when the surrounding temperature gets too high.

The comfort zone for chinchillas is between 65 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. It really shouldn’t exceed 80 degrees Fahrenheit. And this is the important point.

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Top 3 Mats for Rabbits under $8

rabbit on matAs a new rabbit pet owner you might be surprised but mats for rabbits actually have two purposes. One: your pet rabbit can rest on it. Two: your little rabbit can chew it until it’s gone.

Some rabbits don’t stop chewing it until its’ gone, others just like to gnaw a little a day and then use it for resting and maybe playing. It really depends on your rabbit and his habits how long their new mat will last. In any case it’s just fun to watch them discover the new mat!

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Top 4 Chinchilla Cages under $130

Midwest Homes for Pets Chinchilla CageA long time ago I worked for some months in a Chinchilla Breeding Station in Hungary.  This station had dozens of chinchilla cages with hundreds of chinchillas.  I was fascinated by these rodents with their thick soft fur, but mostly I was amazed about their motion-loving headstrong personalities.  In short time I advanced there as chinchilla catcher – because of my fast reactions.  Those chinchillas though weren’t pets, you could the the breeding parents even call being wild.  But their babies were sold as pets to interested people all over the world.

This is the best situation if you want to get a Chinchilla as pet: getting them as young.  When you handle young chinchillas gently and patiently, your chinchilla will bond closely with you.

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