We were so sad to lose our precious boy, Chef last week. Although we think he was around 12 years old (which is pretty good for a chinchilla in captivity), he's been flourishing lately so it still came as a bit of a shock. It seemed to be by natural causes; he passed in his sleep I think and I found him in his little house :(. Chef has been a great pet and we've loved him for the past 8 years. Chloe seems to be doing well without him so hopefully she'll be OK on her own.
After a record breaking July, the storm seems to have caused an increase in abandoned (or lost) dogs at the shelter. It was good to get to spend time with them on Sunday and I really feel like I am doing so much better at my work there now:)