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Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.
1) How long have you owned these two chinchillas? 2) Have you considered a pet sitting service to check on them? 3) How about boarding at a vet clinic?4) If you need help finding someone who can watch them, let me know your city, state and zip code and I'll see what I can find.Chinchillas can go a few days without food or water, but 5-6 days would be far too much. Our biggest concern here is that the water become tainted, knocked over or evaporate where the chinchillas are left without fluid and would, thus, dehydrate and die. Depending on the temperature at your home, it could happen as quickly as a day or less. Food they can go slightly longer without but, again, we'd be concerned that the food source might become tainted and require replacement. Ideally, they'd go no longer than 24 hours without food.I'll be standing by if you have more questions.
If absolutely nothing went wrong, in theory, yes. However, if something did go wrong no one would be there to help either of them and chances are when you returned they would be deceased. 5-6 days without care and without any observation is extraordinarily risky. I would not advise doing this if it can be avoided.