Chinchillas make great pets for many reasons. They are cute, soft, furry and fun. They are relatively easy and inexpensive to care for. Chinchillas have an average life span of 15 years in captivity and can even live up to 20 years. In addition, chinchillas are odorless (as long as you keep their cage clean) and their fur is too dense for them to get fleas. Another great bonus is that they don't have a lot of dander like cats, dogs, and many other animals, so many people with allergies can have chinchillas as pets, but as with any pet, it is a good idea to do a lot of research before you determine if a chinchilla is the right pet for you.
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