News

Make a match, not coats

By Scott Delucchi | ==I Peninsula Humane Society

The Peninsula Humane Society's 3-year-old chinchilla, Streisand, needs a forever home, ideally without small children.

Wikipedia describes chins as "crepuscular animals, slightly larger and more robust than ground squirrels." This means they are most active at dawn and dusk (as opposed to nocturnal animals and diurnal animals, which are active during the day) and they are chubby-looking.

We shouldn't make light of the "coat" joke. Chinchillas have long been hunted for their ultra-soft fur; one coat would require 150 Chinchilla pelts.

Streisand is confident, curious, and active. She loves to run, jump, chew, take treats from your hand, explore her surroundings and take dust baths.

For more information, visit the Peninsula Humane Society's Center for Compassion at 1450 Rollins Road in Burlingame or go to www.phs-spca.org.

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Freebirds Palo Alto shutters, Pieology to move in
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 3,592 views

A Glimpse into local HS Suicide
By Chandrama Anderson | 14 comments | 2,735 views

Deny the 429 Univ Ave Project Appeal
By Steve Levy | 11 comments | 1,792 views

Now Playing - Your Dinner!
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,021 views

Water War & Peace
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 373 views