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BudahRambo

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My boy died last nigjt, worried about his companion
« on: June 21, 2017, 03:58:17 PM »

My 9 year old chin Rambo died last night. We took him to the vet yesterday because he was lethargic and wasn't eating. We started antibiotics and critical care but he passed during the night. Our other chin has been with him since day one for all of their lives and I'm really worried about the toll this will take on him.   Any tips on how I can help him through this loss?
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Re: My boy died last nigjt, worried about his companion
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 08:22:16 PM »

I'm very sorry to hear about this. Also sorry I've been away from the forums for a while. I think you may have found by now that your surviving chinchilla has been getting through it alright, most chins do when this happens. Chinchillas typically prefer solitude.
If you choose to pair with another chinchilla please be very careful as not all are compatible and they can wound and kill if they are not properly introduced and trouble is not spotted early.

Again very sorry for your loss. Chinchillas are very special pets. God bless.
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