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oscar54
03-05-05, 11:43 am
Hi,

Is Yesterdys News any good for guinea pigs? And if so, is it safe for them to eat if they ever happen to? Wher I live its cheap but I heard somewhere that it was the best you could get. Is that so?

mab0615
03-05-05, 12:12 pm
Yesterdays new is ok to use. As far as being the best, it's all about what you like best (fleece, shavings or pellets). I bought some a couple weeks ago to mix with kiln dried pine. I like the mix. I bought the one in the cat litter section. It's much cheaper and the same thing.

They have a newer style thats smaller and "softer" but I couldn't find the unscented one in that style. Since they're sensitive to smells, I would stick to which ever one is unscented.

tinkerbell
03-13-05, 09:42 am
I use the YDN in my boys litter box and they don't seem to be bothering it.

Piglet
03-13-05, 09:47 am
Its a good bedding, and its safe too.

endzie
03-16-05, 03:04 am
How do you guys that use yesterdays news prepare it? Shredded? or just layed out?

o0Ms Jenny0o
03-16-05, 02:34 pm
Endzie- I dont really get your question, but if I understand it right you have yesterday's news mixed up with actual newspaper. Yesterdays news is a bedding. It's like compact paper in the form of a pellet.
Make sure you get the unscented kind! I kind the scented kind by mistake and put it in their litter box, within an hour one of my girls was peeing red. I took it out and it went away, she must've eaten it.

endzie
03-16-05, 11:23 pm
Oh. wow.. haha and all this time I thought you guys were referring to Newspaper.. lol

So what does this stuff look like? and where can you buy it?

Is it cheaper than carefresh?

o0Ms Jenny0o
03-16-05, 11:32 pm
You can get it at most any petstore. http://www.petsmart.com/global/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=84552444180 8603&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302026346&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=2534374302023695&bmUID=1111037482948 There's a picture of it there and description.

endzie
03-17-05, 12:25 am
Does it come in the huge size that carefresh comes in?

mab0615
03-17-05, 01:51 pm
This is the same just less expensive and an extra 10lbs. It's in the cat litter section.

http://www.petsmart.com/media/ps/images/products/detail/large/SpringCatalog05/lg_50835_411d3.jpg

Piglet
03-17-05, 01:55 pm
endzie, A while back, I too thought yesterdays news was actuall newspaper as well!