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Review for Forever Feisty Chinchilla Rescue Inc, Granby, CT, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

My 11 year old grandaughter has had many pets, including cats, dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, turtles, frogs, hamsters, and a snake. When she announced that she had decided to own a chinchilla, I had never seen one, and only thought about making coats from them. Our vet told us that we should obtain one from a breeder, since chinchillas raised in pet stores may bite. We went to the Internet, and found very little, until we landed at Forever Feisty, which was only two twons away. My grandaughter telephoned, made an appointment, and we went to chinchilla-land, full of dozens of warm, cuddly, friendly, happy animals and an absolutely totally devoted and dedicated owner, who went to great lengths to insure that our house would remain both devoted and deicated to raising a chinchilla. "Sir-Fur" arrived and it took a few days for him to warm up to his new environment. Dylan spoke to the owner almost daily, getting tips and ideas about how to incorporate Sir-Fur into the family. That was months ago. One of the highlights of the recent holidays was having Sir-Fur in her "traveling cage" out with the rest of the family during some of the festivities. This has been a remarkable experience, with new knowledge about a group of animals that began in a small part of South America, and now have become a part of our lives. The support and knowledge and help from the owner has been exemplary. I am not only a client, but also a donor, since I think this entity should survive and thrive.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the growth and development of my granddaughter's knowledge and love for this little fur-ball

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

working with the owner, who is selfless, dedicated, devoted, most knowledgable, likable, friendly, and a bit demanding in her expectations of our performance

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...


If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

expand its operations geographically. This is a wonderful thing and it should happen to more people.

Ways to make it better...

I can find no ways to improve, other than to somehow extend its geographic influence

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...


One thing I'd also say is that...

these creatures are wonderful animals, and can fit through holes that seem much smaller than they should.

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Role:  Client Served & We received a rescued chinchilla, who has become part of our lives.