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Ep. 022: How 4 Chinchillas Became Famous - ChinPals Road to 3.3 Million Followers


Dr. Tania Cubitt


Hailing originally from Australia, Dr. Tania Cubitt is one of Standlee’s resident nutrition experts, with both technical and practical life experience. She has a PhD in Equine Nutrition and Reproduction from Virginia Tech and raises black angus cattle, along with a few goats in Virginia.

Katy Starr


From the western state of Idaho, Katy Starr works as a marketing consultant for Standlee Premium Western Forage, focusing on nutritional content. She has a bachelor’s degree in animal science and agribusiness from the University of Idaho, and partners with her husband in raising a small commercial cattle herd and their three girls.

Episode Details

On this episode, co-host Katy Starr and Shelby, owner, of the chinchillas of ChinPals, chat about: • The most common questions her 3.3 million Tiktok followers have about chinchillas • Her LEAST favorite thing about owning chinchillas • 2 surprising facts about chinchillas that people may not know Shelby gives us the inside scoop on everything you've wanted to know about Henry, Chip, Knox and Linus and their unexpected journey to social media fame! And of course, her wild beyond belief love for these little balls of fluff 💚 Have any topics you want to hear more about? Let us know at

Episode Notes

Since recording this episode, ChinPals has grown even more, from 2.8 million to 3.3 million on TikTok and 100 thousand to 145 thousand followers!

Keep up with Henry, Chip, Knox and Linus of Chinpals on:



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