The past few days I've been forced to spend about 22 hours a day in bed. I manage to feed and water them, but I just can't sit in with them and let them out.
There's debate as to whether chins actually need time outside their cage (a no-brainer, if you ask me - how would you like to be penned in 24/7?) but the point is, mine are used to coming out. It feels cruel to deny them that, and they sit there, begging to be allowed out.
I've spent years socialising them, getting them used to people, and now it's all going down the tube. They're stuck like prisoners in their cage and I hate it and I feel really really guilty.
But if I can't even sit in a comfy armchair, how can I sit on the floor? But they'll go backwards, want nothing to do with me, if the social behaviour isn't reinforced. I don't know what to do.
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