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    My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    During floor time he managed to push over a picture frame I had set up and got into a small corner I had blocked off. apparently there was about a 3/4 - 1/2 square inch of plastic wrap, the kind that comes on the outside of movies when you get them that I had missed when cleaning up.

    Before I could even grab it out of his mouth he had completely eaten the entire piece of plastic!

    Thankfully he didn't choke on it, he definitely swallowed it because when I picked him up to grab it from him he nipped at me and his mouth was empty.

    Will it pass through normally? What should I do? Can guinea pigs vomit?

    I'm panicking D:

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    There are great threads on eating plastic on guinealynx.com
    :)

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    My pigs have accidentally eaten plastic also, he should be fine. Just make sure he's eating, drinking, peeing and pooing normally.

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    Quote Originally Posted by xoLauraox09 View Post
    There are great threads on eating plastic on guinealynx.com
    :)
    Can you link me to one? I can't find any D:

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    No, guinea-pigs cannot vomit.
    I cannot find the article, either.

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    http://www.guinealynx.info/records/viewtopic.php?t=118

    There are lots of threads on stuff being eat that shouldn't of.
    :)

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    There are great threads HERE on about every subject. All one has to do is perform a forum search or ask someone to help you find what you are looking for.

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    Mine have eaten part of a bag once. They are fine, just moniter your pig.

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a piece of plastic wrap.

    One of my piggies ate plastic that's on the front of a 3-ring binder once. She's fine now. I don't think it's serious.

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