|Temperatures and Chinchillas|
There are some preventative measures that you may take to
help ensure the health of your chinchilla. The first is to never
leave your chinchilla's cage in the direct sunlight and if you are
traveling and the only place for your animal is in the sun put a
towel over the cage or in the windows to protect your animal.
A second measure is to get a hard freezer pack that has frozen
put it in a sock or wrap it in a towel and lay it in the cage for
your chinchilla to sit on or snuggle next to, to stay cooler.
You could even use a cold can of soda in a sock to keep your
Remember, any temperature over 80 degrees can be deadly
to your animal so always keep their comfort foremost in your
mind, especially in these hot summer days.