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    Re: Pandemic Class Pet Piggie

    Here is a good chart from the forum that will help you with the calcium issue: https://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/threads/22156-READ-ME-Cavy-Nutrition-Charts-amp-Poisonous-Plants-List

    Try giving...
  2. Sick: Re: advice needed for multiple symptoms in all 3 piggies

    They need UNLIMITED hay all day long, not just a bit in the evening. Hay is the major portion of a guinea pig's diet and is essential to a healthy GI and teeth. Give them a nice big pile each day....
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    Fleece: Re: Need wicking advice ASAP

    When my liners were new and not wicking great yet, I would just do a total cage clean if large portions of the main liner were moist to the touch when vacuuming. I would completely swap out with a...
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    Fleece: Re: Need wicking advice ASAP

    gravity_waddles Looking forward to seeing pictures of your 3 beautiful skinnypig girls when they get settled in!
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    Fleece: Re: Need wicking advice ASAP

    Sounds to me like you've done your research and are well prepared, so pat yourself on the back rather than beating yourself up, because you are way ahead of some already. You will have some lucky...
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    Re: Hello and an introduction

    Welcome to the forum!

    Looking forward to hearing all about Peanut and Jellybean.
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    Fleece: Re: Need wicking advice ASAP

    The fleece will wick better each time it is used. Trust me.

    As long as you don't use fabric softener or dryer sheets, it will continue to improve as your guinea pigs make use of it and you wash &...
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    Fighting: Re: my bonded first pair started fighting

    Although an upper floor does not count towards cage size, I encourage anyone with squabbling pigs to make this addition to their cage if they can for more harmony between them. It gives everyone...
  9. Fighting: Re: Piggies that have been together for a year are fighting

    Second levels and lofts don't count towards needed cage size, but I have always found having a wide loft (minimum of 2x2) with 2 ramps has always helped reduce some squabbles. It allows them to have...
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    Chat Re: Introducing........ Simon!

    Simon is lucky to have made it into your wonderful care. He is such a handsome boy!

    I can't wait to hear all about Simon and Leo's friendship. They needed each other.

    I know Scooter would...
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    Frustrated: Re: Is she pregnant?

    Bpatters is absolutely correct...a mom will become stressed with her babies in a too small cage. She will take her frustration out on her babies.

    The babies will take it out on each other if they...
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    Re: New Addition! Adopted Female!

    Hindsight is 20/20...all you can do is keep moving forward and get her better...then handle things as they come.

    With multiple guinea pigs you will eventually run into something and then you get...
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    Re: My baby Scooter. I will miss you so.

    I am so very sorry to hear about Scooter. His passing was hard to hear and I know this loss is incredibly hard on you.

    You fought hard to give him the best care. You shared his journey with us...
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    Re: New Addition! Adopted Female!

    Sorry you are having health issue guineapigmom_2.0 with new little one. Good for you for taking her into vet to get her checked out. I hope everything is OK.

    I suggest to anyone who adopts...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    I am so very, very sorry for your loss. You fought so hard for Scooter and he was clearly very loved.

    Through your posts he was also much loved by other members of the forum who followed his...
  16. Feet: Re: Hind Leg Paralysis, Sudden Onset , 18-Month Old Female

    PocketPets it's best NOT to add any supplement (such as vitamin C) or anything else to their water.

    It can make it so a guinea pig who is not fond of the taste avoids their water (which creates...
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    Re: Roy and Siegfreid My Piggies fighting

    I am going to echo what has already been said...the cage is too small for 2 boars.

    Again, as a first time owner of guinea pigs you probably are thinking the cage is huge and the biggest you could...
  18. Bullying: Re: Please help! One of my guinea pigs started freaking out and bullying another!

    Great job agnes for having two of everything, that helps cut down of squabbles.

    I am thinking that you might have meant 10.5 sq ft rather than meters...because if it was meters, that would be a...
  19. Bullying: Re: Please help! One of my guinea pigs started freaking out and bullying another!

    Also,

    How long have they been together in same cage?
  20. Bullying: Re: Please help! One of my guinea pigs started freaking out and bullying another!

    Sorry to hear things aren't going as well as planned...but welcome to the forum!

    To understand a little bit more about what is happening please give a bit more info before I can make suggestions.....
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    Praying for Scooter's recovery! Keep us updated as much as you can!
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    Puberty: Re: Pregnant guinea??

    Here is that link MaiaBex was referring to:

    https://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/threads/103012-How-can-I-know-if-my-guinea-pig-is-pregnant-And-how-far-along-is-she

    The first thing is to make...
  23. Aggression: Re: At our wits' end trying to introduce new baby girl to two older sows

    I have found that peace can be made by removing hideys with only one entrance/exit, putting up fleece forests that allow less dominant guinea pigs to get out of sight from territorial cagemates, and...
  24. URI: Re: One of my pigs appears to have a URI and we cannot take her to the vet

    You cannot buy antibiotics without a vet/Dr prescription.

    But what you could do if you have an established vet is to call them with the symptoms and tell them you would appreciate an antibiotic...
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    Chewing: Re: Running out of things to get

    Have you tried the natural chews and toys at small pet select? Mine love them and they have a nice variety.

    https://shop.smallpetselect.com/collections/natural-toys-and-chews-for-guinea-pigs
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