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Available for Adoption

We are small group of volunteers located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our primary foster home is in Menlo Park, California. Because our foster homes are private homes, we do not have daily or scheduled hours during which we receive visitors. To make an appointment to visit the chinchillas available for adoption, click here.

We do not ship or deliver animals. If you are not in Northern California, we can try to help you find a rescue group closer to your location. If you are in Southern California, please check our list of rescues for contacts nearer you.

We do not adopt animals to people under the age of 18.

Our chinchillas are not to be used for breeding of any kind, either intentional or "accidental", for profit or to produce offspring to add to your chinchilla family. See our adoption policy and adoption process for more information.

Our adoption fee is $75 per animal which includes a "care package" worth about $50. Used cages are available for a small donation.

For more information about any of the animals available for adoption, contact us.

Below are only SOME of the chinchillas currently in need of new homes. Last modified 6/11/2016

 Pairs and Groups*

* These chins are in bonded groups and must be adopted together

Nike and Nibbles - Nike is a standard grey female, 8 years old. Nibbles is a beige female about 4 years old. Owner had to move out of state and could not take them with her.

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Vi and Mo - Vi is a violet color male, unknown age adult. Mo is a white mosaic male , unknown age adult. Beautiful males need a good new home.

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Pacman and Mario are adult beige males. Age unknown. Owner too ill to take care of the chinchillas

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Queen (mom of Elle) and Elle - Queen is a standard grey female, 11 years. Elle is an 8 year old standard grey. Lost their home when the owner went away to college. Loves dried cranberries

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Hugh and Sunshine - Hugh is a 5 year old standard grey male. Owner moved out of the country and could not take Hugh. Hugh loves to eat oats out of a cup.

Sunshine - Sunshine is a nice older beige lady. Former owner did not know her age but believes she is over 15 years old. Likes being held.

Sita and Lima - Sita is an 8 year old spayed female. Came into rabbit rescue with a severe infections that required her to be spay. Rabbit Rescue put her with us to find the right forever home. She is a sassy big lady with lots of personality.

Lima - a 5 year old standard grey male.

Lupe and Lucy - 3 year old standard grey sisters.

Dora and Lora - Active 2 year old sisters. Picture is of Dora when she took a short break running on a wheel. Lora never stopped long enough to get a picture

Amy and Penny - Penny and Amy are mother and daughter standard grey females. Amy was born 2/9/13. penny
Britta and Athilla - Britta is a large dark beige female and her cage mate Atthilla is a neutered standard grey male

 Single Males

Bentley - Beige Male unknown age adult. Owner too ill to take care of chinchilla. Picture Coming
Nacho is a 5 year old standard male. He used to live in the same cage with his brother Cheese until Nacho decided he wanted to have his own cage and he "Shredded" Cheese.

Single Females

Mona Lisa - Adult female found in a cage left in front of an art gallery in Fremont

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Chiffon - 7 year old standard female loves to be held. Owner moving to Europe and could not take her. Chiffon
Senior Chinchillas*

* A note about senior chinchillas:

The adoption fee for chinchillas that are 9+ years old is $50. These animals deserve a loving forever home, so please consider adopting one of our seniors. If these animals are not adopted, they will always have a loving "forever" home within our organization.

Sammy and Penny - standard grey females. Sammy is13 yrs old and Penny is 15. Owner had to move out of state and could not take them with her.


Ponchito and Freckles - 12 year old Freckles is the Father to 10 year old Ponchito. Nice older Beige boys.


Special Chinchillas**

** A note about special needs chinchillas:

If these animals are not adopted, they will always have a loving "forever" home within our organization. We list the animals here only because there are sometimes people who really want to help the animals that are most in need.

Pumpkin - standard gray female. She has a bad attitude and manners. She is not recommended for a first time chinchilla owner.






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