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    Cage: Protection options - new kittens!

    Hi there,

    We have 3 guinea pigs in a covered C&C cage on a raised table in our living room - there is no "extra space" on the table as the cage fits the table perfectly.

    Well, we recently...
  2. Thread: Shampoo?

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    Bathing: Re: Shampoo?

    thank you!
  3. Thread: Shampoo?

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    Bathing: Shampoo?

    I have never bathed any of the pigs before, but one of them really needs it (she has dried gunk in her butt area). Just wondering what shampoos I can use? I get that it has to be pig-safe so I was...
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    Hay: Re: possible bug in Oxbow hay?

    Awesome, thanks!!
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    Hay: possible bug in Oxbow hay?

    I had to switch away from SmallPetSelect (at least for now until they get their hay from a new farm) and was looking for an alternative. KMS is nice (takes a LONG time for delivery), but I also...
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    Bullying: Re: So Frustrated! Guinea pig "bullying"?

    Thank you!
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    Bullying: So Frustrated! Guinea pig "bullying"?

    So we have had our 3 female guinea pigs together in a big cage for over 2 years now (it's a 2x5 C&C cage with a loft, so plenty of room). They are on fleece, which I keep clean - constant fresh hay,...
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    URI: Re: Just returned from vet -- questions

    Just a follow up here: well as quickly as it appeared, it's practically gone! Sparkle has no discharge around the eyes, no more sneezing or coughing, and was running around yesterday like a champ. ...
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    URI: Just returned from vet -- questions

    Hi all,

    we just got back from the vet with some Batryl for suspected URI (Sparkle is sneezing, has discharge around the eyes, some coughing, etc). I have a few questions:

    1) We have her in the...
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    Hay: Re: Allergic reaction to Timothy Hay

    Got it. Thanks so much!
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    Hay: Allergic reaction to Timothy Hay

    Despite having our guinea pigs for about 3 years now, and handling hay daily during that time, I had a bad allergic reaction to some 1st cut Timothy hay (from the same place I always order from - the...
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    Play: Re: Guinea Pig toys and entertainment

    Smallpetselect.com (where I order their hay) also has some nice chewable hanging ?toys?. Mine tore through the wood one I got them in the first few days of hanging it.


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  13. Hay: Re: Are we just going through it "too fast"?

    That's kinda what I suspected -- I think a lot is going to waste and I need to find a way not to waste so much. Sure, they are eating almost constantly - but based on what others have said, I need...
  14. Hay: Are we just going through it "too fast"?

    I searched on this and read tons of posts on how long it takes pigs to go through hay. I *know* it's going to vary greatly, but still it seems like we went through it very fast.

    I placed my...
  15. Behavior: Re: Super frustrated! Why cant I hold my skinny pig?

    Great advice! Thanks!!
  16. Introductions: Re: Introductions: need some encouragement

    Thanks so much for all the replies. I do feel better about the situation today, compared to yesterday.

    One last thing: has anyone seen dominance change after introductions? Sparkle used to be...
  17. Introductions: Introductions: need some encouragement

    Well, today was the big day! We introduced our 3 females. Honestly, it's gone quite well and now they are in their new cage. I *know* the stuff going on now is normal, but it's still hard to watch...
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    Introductions: Re: Food question, pre-introduction

    Well, I did what was mentioned with disappointing results. She picked out the other pellets and basically ignored the Oxbow. This morning the oxbow were still in there, still ignored. I put a...
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    Introductions: Food question, pre-introduction

    Hi there!

    The quarantine period is up and we are planning on introducing a new guinea pig tomorrow! Here's the problem: I've kept the new guinea pig (about 10+ weeks old) on the pellets (Sunseed...
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     Poll: Re: How Many Cavies Do You Have? (POLL)

    3 sows


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    Fleece: Re: What kind of fleece for accessories?

    So I understand about washing the fleece and why, but can I use any fleece for say, a tunnel or hidey hut? I just purchased some cheap fleece throws at Walmart....can I wash those and cut them up...
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    Cage: Quick hay questions

    I feel like I'm overthinking this, but here goes: I want to have a hay room/area where the pigs can play, nap, eat, climb around, etc. I prefer not to just throw the hay down on the fleece, I'd...
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    Fleece: Re: What kind of fleece for accessories?

    Thank you for the reply! Since one of the things I'd like to make is a fleece bed, the prep steps come in handy, thanks.
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    Fleece: What kind of fleece for accessories?

    Hi there!

    Brand new member here - very new to guinea pig ownership, but enjoying every second along the way!

    So I would like to make some fleece accessories for the pigs (we currently have 2):...
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