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Cages

The big picture about guinea pig cages.
Teresa Murphy
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A Visual Guide This image helps one appreciate comparative sizes for guinea pig cages! Drawn to scale.
Teresa Murphy
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C&C = The Only Way to Go! C&C (Cubes and Coroplast®) Cages use a fantastic combination of two materials that are accessible in the retail market for creating your own, ""customized-to-your-desire"" guinea pig (or hedgehog or rabbit) cage. You can also purchase a great combination of features...
Teresa Murphy
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About US is about YOU, too. Because it's the grass-roots acceptance of bigger cages for guinea pigs that have helped make the site and the ideas a success over two decades ago. Congratulations to you and please keep up the good work! Guinea pigs everywhere are thankful. Teresa Murphy, Founder...
Teresa Murphy
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The Downside of Keeping Caged Pets Let's face it. Cage cleaning is the hard part of keeping guinea pigs. This is also the #1 reason why people give up and rehome their guinea pigs. It is monumentally important to make this as painless and easy as possible for your situation. It depends on what...
Teresa Murphy
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Gather your Materials Grids you can buy online or locally fairly easily. Coroplast®, on the other hand, can be more of a challenge. No company can ship a full sheet of coroplast without scoring and bending it. A full sheet is like a sheet of plywood: 4 feet by 8 feet. It's very lightweight, but...
Teresa Murphy
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Bigger is Better! For the health and well-being of your guinea pigs, provide as large a living area as you can manage. Cubes and Coroplast (C&C) cages are an easy and inexpensive alternative to the small cages found at pet stores and online. Follow the recommended cage size standards of 10.5...
Teresa Murphy
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C&C Cages for Other Pets The idea for C&C cages came largely from the rabbit world. Back in the late 1990's, the progressive and caring rabbit people had to come up with ideas for creating bigger cages long before the guinea pig enthusiasts caught on. It's so much more obvious that rabbits need...
Teresa Murphy
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What is Coroplast®? Coroplast® is the trademark name for a popular manufacturer of this plastic substrate which resembles cardboard. In fact, it's identical to cardboard, only it's made from plastic, not paper. It is used primarily in outdoor signage because it stands up so well to harsh...
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