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    Play: Re: New Hidey

    No matter what hidey you pick make sure it has two entrances; whether it comes like that or you have to cut a second entrance yourself. This will help prevent piggy wars... and Mercury getting in a...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    Poor piggies ❤️ hang in there, all of you! All of us are sending our best wishes...
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    Play: Small Warning regarding toy balls!

    I just wanted to put this out there as something to be aware of:

    My piggies LOVE toy balls--- wicker, seagrass,etc---and I'm always careful to get all natural ones with no wire or anything...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    Maybe you haven't won the war, but you've definitely won a battle! Wonderful news!!!
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    General: Re: Best size bowl?

    Glad to help!! :) A quick google search for "how to hang a water bottle in glass tank" etc, pulls up a bunch of ideas that should work for any non wire cage. I'm sure people on here might have some...
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    Cleaning: Re: How do I make my cage smell better

    I usually get the Healthy Pet Critter Care bedding--- it's $10 for 30 liters at Walmart! If I had to guess I think it lasts us nearly two weeks. Carefresh is more expensive, especially in pet stores....
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    Re: Greetings from Indiana!

    Welcome!! What a great story :) It's awesome you rescued Tannim, and it sounds like you're doing great!
    I'll let someone else answer your question about getting him a boar or sow friend...I've only...
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    Cleaning: Re: How do I make my cage smell better

    The only thoughts I can offer is maybe it's the Aspen shavings? In my expierance with any animal and shavings is they don't control odor well. They're not very absorbent more than anything.
    My...
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    Re: New owner, tons of questions!

    Hopefully this can help you out too! https://www.guinealynx.info/sexing.html

    One of my piggies was downright nippy as a baby, too, but he hardly ever bites now! If he nipped I would say "no" or...
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    General: Re: Best size bowl?

    My piggies' bowls are about 6 inches across and work perfect :) Decently heavy or weighted ones are definitely a must in my expierance--- #1 because they love to stand on the rim while they eat ( it...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    Yay!!! So glad to hear it!
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    Re: Goodbye Brownie R.I.P

    I'm so sorry you lost her... it's never, ever easy, but remember she was very loved by all of you, and Snowball.Try not to dwell on her last moments, or pain, but instead when she was happy, like...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    I knew you probably had, just wanted to put it out there. It's great he ate the carrot--- I hope he's back to himself soon!!!
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    I don't have any kind of expierance with this, but I just wondered ( if you're not already doing it ) if it would help to chop the veggies or greens in little tiny tiny bite sized pieces? It's...
  15. Sneezing: Re: Sneezing Multiple Times Throughout Day

    When I first adopted one of my piggies, Robin Hood, he sneezed for nearly a week after I brought him home. Like you, he had no other symptoms of being sick whatsoever--- he was active, eating,...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    I'm glad to hear Punkin is home...he has a whole army cheering him on here! ❤️
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    Adopting: Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    P. S. The name thread on here is under Hot Tips right on the top....sorry, I forgot to say that before!
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    Adopting: Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Yay, I'm glad I helped inspire!! It's so much fun finding the perfect names---and I totally agree with spy9doc; once you get to know them you'll know the right name!
    Friar Tuck was my first piggy...
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    Adopting: Re: Names for pair of girl guinea pigs?

    Welcome!!
    My piggies are two boys named Friar Tuck and Robin Hood... I love the old british legends.
    If you really want to name them after Tim Conway, you should name them Timothea and Connie!...
  20. Nails/Nail Trimming: Re: Help with piggy's nail trim phobia, please!

    Thank you so much, spy9doc! No worries about the double post; I've done the exact same thing lol

    #1 that's what I thought but I just had to ask. Yes, that I'm more at risk is so true! But we...
  21. Nails/Nail Trimming: Re: Help with piggy's nail trim phobia, please!

    Yes, I would have someone to help me! I'm sure that method will work great for us. I've always used carrot or yellow bell pepper since they're his favorites and take more chewing. I figured it was...
  22. Nails/Nail Trimming: Help with piggy's nail trim phobia, please!

    Sorry for starting a new thread on this since I know it's come up before--- I searched old posts but couldn't find everything I wanted to know addressed!

    My Friar Tuck is just fine with having his...
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    Re: New Guinea Pig Owner

    Welcome to the wonderful world of pets and piggies!!!
    They are adorable, abyssinian piggies are always so cute...Cauliflower and Pumpkin look like 2 months old is correct to me ❤️. Once they settle...
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    Pregnant: Re: Fancy's Medical Thread

    Congratulations!!! They're precious ❤️ and the one is even a harlequin pattern like mama... I'm so glad all are doing well and we got to see them!
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    Biting: Re: Biting

    It's normal, especially if he's young! Young and baby guinea pigs can be VERY nibble-y lol...they're still testing their limits and figuring stuff out much like a puppy :)
    My Robin Hood was down...
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