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Can Chinchillas Eat Paper?

Paper is a material that is often given to other rodent pets as bedding or something to chew on.

It is used in a wide variety of situations and has a very flexible usage.

is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp.

Paper is derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.

So can chinchillas eat paper?

Yes they can.

As long as it doesn’t contain anything toxic on it however it is not nutritional for them so shouldn’t be fed directly to them as a food.

However, if they do come across it they will completely destroy it without a problem.


For more foods that chinchillas can and can’t eat, check out our chinchilla food list