7 Best Chinchilla Hammocks

Your Chinchilla deserves a soft and cozy place to relax in or sleep.

Hammocks are an excellent way to provide your furry with a way to chill and rest in.

Having a soft or cozy place is especially important for small animals such as Chinchillas who are kept in cages.

Hammocks are the ideal way to provide a soft and cushioned spot for Chinchillas in a cage.

The hammock you choose should be of high quality and made from materials safe for your Chinchilla.

We have compiled a list of hammocks that we think would be best for your Chinchilla.

Best hammocks for your Chinchilla Cage

ProductsSize (inches)Fabric 
FULUE Small Animal Hammock
MediumCotton Check Price
Amariver HammockMediumPolyester Check Price
EONMIR 2Pack Small Pet Animal HammockMedium“cozy & soft fabrics”
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Niteangel Luxury Double Bunkbed Hammock (Medium)Soft and Plush fabric
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FLAdorepet Banana Hamster Bed House/Hammock SmallPremium fleece
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Metacrafter Pet HammockLargeTwo sides: Waterproof Nylon/Soft Fleece
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Trixie Pet Products Cuddly: Suspension Bridge with Hammock Medium (2” x 6” x 9”)Polyester Check Price

1. FULUE Small Animal Hammock

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Size: (10” x 10” x 9”) inches
  • Material: Cotton
  • USP: 2-in-one use:
    • Unfolded: hammock
    • Folded: tent

This Hammock is our top choice for your Chinchilla.

This is a cozy tent for your Chinchilla when folded and zipped, and a hammock when unfolded.

It is available in adorable looking bright and cute prints that suit your furry’s style.

Moreover, it comes with 4 steel hooks that allow you to hang it whichever way you feel best.

Additional features include an addition mat that keeps the fabric of hammock/tent clean and is itself extremely easy to clean.

The hammock itself is also machine washable,

The size and shape of this hammock are ideal for your pet hammock, perfectly roomy and cozy!

 Things I really like
  • Strong & Durable: Steel hooks and chains that attach to cages are more durable than straps
  • Sturdy fabric that is not prone to chewing.
  • Easy to clean
  • Addition mat that prevents the fabric from getting dirty.
  • Machine washable
  • Various colorful animated prints that fit well with your Chinchillas spot
  • Roomy for as many as 2 to 3 Chinchillas.
  • Great value for money
 Things I don’t like
  • Zips are of low quality, prone to breaking. It’s likely they won’t last long
  • No variety of colors or prints are available
  • The fabric is soft and tends to sag, and therefore not suitable to be used as a tent

2. Amariver Hammock Chinchilla Hanging Bed Toy

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 3.84 ounces
  • Size: (10” x 8.5” x 8.5”) inches
  • Material: Polyester
  • USP: A cuboid shaped tent that’s perfect “hut” for your pet Chinchilla

Our second choice for hammocks is a different a uniquely shaped product that acts as a cozy cabin for your Chinchilla.

This is most suitable for Chinchillas and acts as a private spot for them to relax.

Chinchillas love having privacy in their cage. For them, a sturdy cage with all requirements is heaven. Speaking of which, you might want to check out our rundown on the best Chinchilla cages.

Chinchillas being light sleepers can take advantage of a private place where they are not disturbed

This product is available in a variety of colors with distinct prints on each one.

It comes with multiple hooks that allow you to hang it inside your Chinchilla’s cage firmly.

They are designed to keep your pet Chinchillas warm and comfortable inside their cages.

It is made from quality materials that allow it to hold shape and be regularly cleaned.

 Things I really like
  • Fabric is comfortable and soft
  • Sturdy: Multiple strips and hooks allow it to hang inside the cage firmly.
  • Stiff fabric that holds shape very well
  • Resistant to wear and tear
  • This product is machine washable
  • A variety of prints that fit well inside your Chinchilla’s cage
  • Large enough for multiple Chinchillas.
  • A very cozy spot for furries to sleep in
  • Great value for money
 Things I don’t like
  • Fabric gets dirty very often and needs frequent cleaning
  • There is no extra/additional pad or lining to prevent the fabric from getting dirty.
  • A variety of colors is available, but customers are delivered random colors, no option to choose.
  • Would not last long with pets who have a habit of chewing on fabrics a lot

3. EONMIR 2Pack Small Pet Animal Hammock

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 5.6 ounces
  • Size: (10.6” x 10.6”) inches
  • Material: Cozy & soft fabric
  • USP: A simple yet comfy hammock with double-sided fabric so u can use it either way.

Our next suggestion is a very basic, but comfortable solution for your Chinchilla’s resting place.

This chinchilla hanging bed is a 10.6” inch squared piece of cloth that can be attached with straps and be used as a typical hammock for your furry.

The double-sided fabric allows your pet to choose between a fabric surface or a soft woolen one.

The fabric comes in a cheetah print, while the woolen side has an elegant white color.

This is a durable product that is made to last long and provide ideal comfort for your Chinchilla.

Very easy to install, use, and clean.

 Things I really like
  • Durable hammock made from strong materials
  • This hammock is resistant to chewing
  • You can clean this throw this hammock in the washing machine for easy cleaning
  • Available in elegant double-sided fabrics
  • Fabric side can be used in summers, while the other side is more cozy, suitable for winters.
  • Large enough for your Chinchilla.
  • A very cozy spot for furry to sleep in
  • Great value for money
  • Sold as a 2 pack, so you can use a new one while the other is being washed.
 Things I don’t like
  • There is no extra pad or lining to prevent the fabric from getting dirty.
  • Fabric is prone to getting dirty very often
  • Is only available in one color.

4. Niteangel Luxury Double Bunkbed Hammock

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 7.2 ounces
  • Size:
    • Bottom length 16-inch
    • Top length 12-inch
    • Depth 12-inch.
  • Material: Cozy & soft fabric
  • USP: A Bunk-Hammock perfect for your Chinchillas to snuggle inside

This product is essentially two pet hammocks with one stitched on top of another.

The double layered hammock allows your chinchillas to snuggle inside, hide, sleep, or relax.

Very spacious and roomy for multiple Chinchillas to fit in comfortably.

Chinchillas may not love being held (see: how to handle a Chinchilla), but soft hammocks like this one are what they yearn for.

This product is comprised of soft materials of superb quality.

Available in Chocolate, grey, and purple color so that you can choose between you like the best.

Straps and clips make it easy to use and install. The fabric is made of soft and quality material.

It is made from superb quality plush that allows it to be machine washed and dried.

 Things I really like
  • Fabric is very comfortable
  • Durable hammock made from superb quality plush
  • Firm: 4 straps with hooks on each corner allow it to hang firmly inside wire homes for your pets.
  • Is available in three colors that you can choose from.
  • This product is machine washable.
  • Roomy enough for multiple Chinchillas.
  • A very cozy spot for furry to sleep in
  • One of the inexpensive options available
 Things I don’t like
  • There is no extra pad or lining to prevent the fabric from getting dirty.
  • The fabric needs frequent cleaning.
  • The fabric of this hammock is prone to chewing
  • Owners need to check regularly for signs of chewing and deterioration.
  • This hammock will not last as long as some of the more durable hammocks.

5. FLAdorepet Banana Hamster Bed House/Hammock

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 0.8 ounces
  • Size: (8” x 3” x 3.5”)
  • Material: premium fleece
  • USP: Coziest and cutest spot for your hammock

This is perhaps the coziest resting place you can find for your Chinchilla.

A banana-shaped sleeping bag made from a soft and plush fabric that grips your Chinchillas as it sleeps.

Available in bright yellow and green colors that make for the most adorable bed for your furry.

Comes with chains and hooks that allow you to use it as a hammock or hang it from the cage.

Quality fabric that keeps your animal warm while still being breathable.

Made from premium fleece that guarantees your pet will stay comfortable in it.

Can be machine washed and used frequently.

Can withstand shape and is usable even after your Chinchilla has chewed parts of it.

 Things I really like
  • Fabric is very comfy and made from premium quality fleece
  • Durable hammock made from thick material
  • Chains are much more durable than straps made of cloth
  • Is available in yellow or green colors that you can choose from.
  • This product can be conveniently cleaned using washing machines
  • Cozy and warm for your Chinchilla to sleep in.
  • This product provides excellent value at a cheap cost
  • Durable, even chewed up hammocks can still be used
  • Build quality is top-notch, giving this product a premium feel.
 Things I don’t like
  • Absence of an extra pad makes the fabric prone to getting dirty.
  • The hammock is too small; not roomy or spacious
  • Not sturdy or firm, only has attachment option on two ends.
  • Fabric gets dirty very often and needs frequent cleaning
  • The fabric of this hammock is prone to chewing

6. Metacrafter Pet Hammock/Hanging Toy

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 5.4 ounces
  • Size: (22” x 17”) inches
  • Material: Two sides: Waterproof Nylon/Soft Fleece
  • USP: Double-sided hammock with nylon on one side and soft fleece on the other side makes it suitable for all weathers

Our next suggestion is another simple yet useful hammock ideal for a variety of pets.

This is one of the few large hammocks that can accommodate many Chinchillas at one time,

This hammock is rated for 20 lbs., which makes it very durable and strong.

This hammock offers multiple attachment options, allowing you to use it as a hammock or hang it from the cage.

This hammock is ideal for households with multiple Chinchillas.

With waterproof fabric on one side and soft fleece on the other, you can use either side depending on the weather, ensuring your furry’s comfort.

 Things I really like
  • Fabric is made from quality materials
  • Waterproof nylon on one side makes it easy to use and wash.
  • 4 Straps and metal hooks ensure the hammock stays sturdy
  • Is available in “blue” and “Rose Red” colors that you can choose from.
  • Hammocks can survive machine washes without deterioration of fabric
  • Cozy enough for your Chinchilla to sleep in.
  • Great value for money
  • Build quality is top-notch, giving this product a premium feel.
  • Spacious and can accommodate two or more Chinchillas
 Things I don’t like
  • Fabric is prone to getting dirty due to the lack of extra padding or addition mats.
  • The fabric needs frequent cleaning
  • The fabric of this hammock is prone to chewing
  • Cloth straps are prone to chewing, unlike chains

7. Trixie Pet Products Cuddly: Suspension Bridge with Hammock

 Key Facts
  • Freight Weight: 5.0 ounces
  • Size: (2” x 6” x 9”) inches
  • Material: Two sides: Polyester
  • USP: Double-sided hammock with nylon look on one side and lamb fur look on the other side makes it suitable for all weathers

Our next pick is a bit different than most of the hammocks in this list.

It is a hanging hammock that comes with a wooden ladder attached to it.

This not only gives your chinchillas a place to rest but also a safe space to play and climb without hurting itself.

Moreover, this product is ideal for a single chinchilla, but not for more.

The ladder, as well as the hanging hammock, are more suited towards a tall cage, as this hammock takes up a lot of vertical space.

 Things I really like
  • The fabric is very comfortable made from quality materials
  • Waterproof nylon on one side makes it easy to use and wash.
  • 4 chains and metal hooks ensure the hammock stays sturdy
  • Chains are more durable and resistant to chewing than straps and therefore safer.
  • This hammock is made of synthetic fabric and therefore, machine washable.
  • You get a hammock as well as climbing toys for the same amount of money.
 Things I don’t like
  • The hammock takes too much space and only accommodates a single chinchilla.
  • Its surface area is small, so the fabric needs more frequent cleaning
  • The material of this hammock is prone to chewing

Now, let’s talk a bit more about what kind of hammock will be best suited for your chinchilla, depending on how many pets you have, what are their personalities like, and what type of cage you keep them in.

Why should you buy a Chinchilla hammock?

A hammock is a great item to add to your Chinchillas cage to make it homier.

The most obvious benefit is the enhanced comfort it provides when compared with the wires of cages.

Next, it provides an excellent place to rest or relax for you Chins.

Although this is not a sweeping statement, some chins absolutely love to snuggle in their hammocks.

What your hammock will be used for may vary from one Chin to another.

While they are excellent resting places, some chins might also choose to go to the toilet in it, while others may only use it to chew.

If your chinchilla uses it for the toilet, make sure you frequently wash it. Otherwise, it might give off a bad odor and make your chinchilla smell if it chooses to sleep in it later.

Chinchillas should never be given a bath because their fur never seems to dry out. If your Chinchilla smells or is dirty, give it a dust bath.

Check out our Chinchilla dust bath guide.

What are the features you should look for in a hammock?

There are various types and variations of hammocks you can buy for your pet.

While there is always the simple, yet perfectly fine hammock, there are other types available as well.

2-in-1 hammocks are very unique and can be used as a tent as well as a hammock.

You can also find hammocks that are covered or bunk-hammocks that provide a lot more privacy and can work as hidey houses for your Chins.

Since some Chins may prefer privacy and require a peaceful environment to sleep, this is the right option for them.

Hammocks come with straps or chains attached for ease of hanging.

While straps are size adjustable, they are cloth and may be chewed up.

Chains, on the other hand, are non-adjustable but are much more durable than straps.

The right option for your Chinchilla will ultimately depend on what works best for you and your pet.

What are the dangers or risks of using Hammocks?

Hammocks, if not checked properly, might be dangerous for your Chinchilla.

Some Hammocks are made from synthetic fibers, that, when chewed, may become frayed and exposed where the hammock has been chewed.

These frayed and exposed strings might tangle in the Chinchilla’s foot when it’s trying to get off, consequently causing it to dangle off the hammock with its foot tangled up in the string.

Moreover, hammocks with straps also pose some level of risk for your Chin.

Straps are prone to chew, and if the hammock is an advanced design such as a bunk hammock or 2-in-1, it if the chin chews of a strap, the hammock may lose its shape and collapse with the Chin still inside it.

These risks are not to scare or discourage people from buying hammocks for their Chins.

Hammocks are excellent fleece items and provide comfort and fun for your Chins in a cage, but they are not indestructible.

Even hammocks that are resistant to chewing should be checked up on regularly.

Owners should take extra care and check for signs of deterioration or chewing before the Chins are at risk of falling down or getting tangled up in the hammock.

Related Questions

Do Chinchillas make good pets? Well, the answer to this query depends on what you want in a pet.

If you want a relationship with your furry where it interacts with you or plays with you, you should probably go with a cat or a hamster.

Chinchillas, on the other hand, are very independent. They prefer to stay in their cages.

They do not require you to play with them or give them special treatment.

All you need to do is make sure their hay rack is full and you provide them with the right feed on time.

Apart from that, you only need to give them dust baths a few times a week, and you’re done.

Keeping their environment clean makes them less stressful, making for a very happy and healthy furry.

So yes, Chinchillas make good pets and are also easy to manage and take care of.

What kind of cages does a Chinchilla need? It is generally recommended that a Chinchilla’s cage be at least 3 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet.

In cases where multiple furries live together, the need for space increases accordingly.

It is recommended that each chin have at least 2 square feet of floor space so that they are not congested and can live happily.

Moreover, Chinchillas can also enjoy taller cages as they can jump as high as six feet.

Therefore, if you have space, you should get a taller cage and provide different levels for you Chinchillas to jump and play around in.

What is the lifespan of a Chinchilla? In their natural environment, Chinchillas can typically live around 8 to 10 years.

But In captivity, their lifespan increases considerably.

This is to say that Chinchillas can live up to 15 or even as much as 20 years.

Of course, to extend the lifespan of a Chinchillas, owners need to take special care of their Chin.

This means providing it optimal living conditions, regularly checking up on its health, giving it the best feed, and a comfortable and safe environment.

Moreover, to live to their fullest, Chins need access to timothy hay, fresh water, toys, exercise, and safe items to gnaw on in order to stay healthy and active.

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