||Two years old|
is my Mosaic Chinchilla. Mozart is showing to be an easy-going guy.
He is very photogenic and ready to strut his stuff with whatever props you
set him next to!
Mozart is very new here, so he is independent as he warms up. He's very
nervous, but seems to have a good personality we will have to bring out of
him! He is a little Houdini, and quickly figured out how to undo hanging
toys in the middle of the night, so I'd find them on the cage floor in the morning!
Mozart has not calmed down since we first got him. However, he was recently
upgraded to a Ferret Nation 142 cage and lives on the bottom half. Since
then he has much more life to him, and you can just see it in his eyes! He
was purchased from a pet store. I was told someone had dropped him off
saying they could no longer keep him. When I was shown his cage I noticed
it was just a tiny bunny cage. He had no real run or jump room. He was
being grabbed and handled roughly in the one visit we saw him, and there
was no doubt he would not be staying there.
We purchased him with the intentions of finding him a better home than he
had (and was headed to), but the plans fell through and he is here to stay.
I think he will be one of those who will never really trust or enjoy human
contact, but all we can do is work with him. I no longer find the hanging
toys taken down as he has many 'toss toys' in his cage now. He loves the
finger traps and I do find those spread around the cage.
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