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  1. Advice Needed Neighbor Keeping Rabbit Loose on Apt Patio

    Hello all,
    I have a dilemma, that I need some advice on the best way to resolve. I have noticed in my apartment complex, that my neighbor is keeping their pet rabbit on the patio. It is a first...
  2. Bonding: Re: How to go about introducing a new pig to one that has always been alone.

    Hello congratulations on the decision to adopt another piggy, your little girl will appreciate it. Make sure to take the new piggy to the vet and research quarantine prior to introductions :)

    I...
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    Introductions: Re: Introducing my boar and sow

    Hello,

    That is great you adopted another piggy and did research ! A few questions, what was your set up when you were doing the introductions? Also, how was the cage set up- type of hideys used,...
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    Weight: Re: Overweight Guinea Pigs

    See that is what I have always thought, and I measure out their pellets which sometimes they don't even finish.

    At the vet Little Bear was 978 grams, Luna 1236 grams, and Loki 1529 grams. Granted...
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    Cleaning: Re: Best Bedding for Kitchen?

    Actually no. Even when the fleece is urine soaked I don't have trouble sweeping it off. I have a mini stiff broom/brush and dust pan that I use. Someone said they use a stiff horse brush or rubber...
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    Weight: Overweight Guinea Pigs

    Hello,

    I recently took all my guinea pigs to an only exotic vet clinic for nail trims and check ups. They mentioned that all of them are slightly overweight with my male being the worst off. I...
  7. Aggression: Re: Cagemate Woes - Need Advice for Constantly Bickering Piggies

    How did you end up expanding the cage? I would guess all the fights were from the small 1x2, 1x3 areas. My piggies co exist semi peacefully. If I had any areas the were only one grid wide I think...
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    Cleaning: Re: Best Bedding for Kitchen?

    I actually switched to all fleece for that exact reason. I have two 1x2 grid kitchens that I use in my piggies cage. Each one has a 1x2 fleece liner I bought from etsy. The liners were about 20$...
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    Cage: Re: Cages Help For 5 Girls

    What type of hideouts do you have in your cage? I have a 2x8 cxc and prefer all tunnels and forests to not take up zoomy space. It also helps keep the peace between my three piggies who tolerate each...
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    Fighting: Re: Floor Time

    Hi I am confused, how were they introduced? It sounds like they are still haven't bonded and really aren't getting along. Also, make sure that all of the hideys used have two exits. So if you have...
  11. Bonding: Re: Bonding and getting guinea pigs fixed

    How did you try introducing? Your post makes it sound like you just placed the new pig into the resident pigs cage which is bound to not work.
  12. C&C Alternatives: Re: Can you connect two Midwest Cages without Ramps

    Yes you can connect them without the ramps and it is recommended you do that way. I have seen plenty of pictures of it done but haven't been able to find a how-to guide.

    Are you connecting them...
  13. Bedding: Re: What to use for the kitchen, pig doesn't like Carefresh

    So I am one of the ones that use fleece for the entire cage. I still have the 1x2 coroplast kitchens, but instead of bedding I have a 1x2 fleece potty pad I bought from etsy. I pile their hay on it...
  14. Play: Re: Fun things to do with your guinea pigs to keep them entertained-any ideas?

    Tunnels, piggies love to explore tunnels. They make them feel safe and work with their natural curious tendency. You can make them from grids, cardboard etc. A big cage also will work wonders for...
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    Re: C&C dog crate under C&C cage?

    Maybe I am misunderstanding but why not just raise it off the ground with grids/table and then put little Basil?s den underneath? You can even use the other areas for storage. Mine is only one grid...
  16. Cage: Re: What is a kitchen, how do you make it?

    Hello so the whole idea behind a kitchen is to have a designated area that the guinea pigs eat. Normally people will put there hay along with veggies/pellets/water bottle in the kitchen depending how...
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    How Much?: Re: One bowl or two

    So a few things, first question what brand of pellets are you feeding? You want high quality timothy pellets, no seeds or different color pieces. A good brand most use is Oxbow, there also is KMS you...
  18. C&C Alternatives: Re: I have experienced an escape piggy!!!

    Definitely follow above advice to get a bigger cage. If you are near home depot a sheet of coroplast is under 20$ and with one sheet you can build up to a 2x6 cxc.

    Until you build a lid make sure...
  19. Cage: Re: Show me your C&C table. What do you have it on besides the grid stand?

    Just want to understand are you separating the boars at night and then putting them together? That will stress them out and make it more difficult to bond. As long as they are eating, not losing...
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    Upper Levels: Re: Should I add a second level?

    Hello!

    That is wonderful you are trying to upgrade them to a bigger cage. You are a good piggy mom :)

    A cxc is a great cage to build. For two girls you need a 2x4 cxc (but bigger is better). If...
  21. Exercise: Re: How to get my guinea pig to move around more during floor time?

    I understand, that is wise to wait until after the move. I just think that is great you are planning to get her a friend after! What type of cage is she in now? Most likely you will have to get a...
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    Water: Re: Alternatives to Drippy Bottles?

    Why not just put fleece pads underneath? Way less work than your very creative funnel system. I double with one small one on top of a large one. One time I didn't properly put the lid on and the...
  23. Exercise: Re: How to get my guinea pig to move around more during floor time?

    If you have the space and money for two sows I would really look into adopting a friend. We can give them all the love but it doesn’t make up for another guinea pig that can speak their language....
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    Bullying: Re: New young pig bullying older pig

    First questions cage size and what is the set up like? Any hideys with only one entrance? How many hay areas, pellet dishes, water bottles etc
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    Water: Re: Alternatives to Drippy Bottles?

    Which water bottles have you tried? I have a Kaytee glass one with small a plastic/gel ring inside. I noticed if it isn’t setting properly it will drip. Also, anytime after I put the water bottle...
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