Male animals are often assumed to be the more aggressive and territorial sex. When we think of animal aggression, we immediately think of a predatory male animal—the protectors of the wild. However,
Chinchillas are nocturnal animals, meaning their night is our day. They are most active at night and in the early mornings – and this can be a nuisance for us humans who like to sleep through the ni
Chinchillas are not like more common household pets when it comes to affection. They do not rub against your legs like cats do, nor do they bark and lick your face, toes, or hands like dogs do. Chinch
It all comes down to what you are expecting from an ESA – if you are looking for cuddles and affections, a calm animal that likes to be stroked – then a chinchilla is not the kind of ESA for you.