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    Re: 1-1/2 Old Female For Adoption Queens Ny

    I had forgotten to mention in my post that all accessories I have -

    Vet Bed, Hay (pounds and pounds), Carefresh, Treats, hidey houses. cozies, tents, etc, etc. will also be yours. I also have a...
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    1-1/2 Old Female For Adoption Queens Ny

    I have a 1-1/2 old female guinea pig named copper that I would love to adopt out. I live in Queens, New York. She is a rust color, just gorgeous. I have not handled her much but she will come to you...
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    Re: Looking for Guinea Pig in Ny

    I have a beautiful 1-1/2 old brownish red female guinea pig named copper. I live in queens and would love to adopt her out. Her cage mate is Nickel, a dominant piggy and Copper would love a mate to...
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    Re: How many is too many?

    I've tried every green I am able to get my hands on and my piggies enjoy, romaine, red leaf, endive, ridichio, chickory, parlsey and kale. I feed them a little of each twice a day (parsley and kale...
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    Re: carefresh bedding

    I have been using carefresh and love it. It stays in place, no dust, and when I have to clean it out and put a new bag in there is no mess. I buy the 50 liters (the largest one) and its on sale at...
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    Re: Something I read in a book.

    Mine love apple branches but they have to be very thin. They won't bother with thick ones.
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    Re: Does Hay Expire?

    I ordered a new batch of hay. I still had some timothy hay left over but decided I had it long enough. Started turning a little brown. Had for about 5 months. I keep it dry and air reaches it but...
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    Re: laziest pigs in the universe

    My piggies were active in the beginning. As they get older they tend to simmer down and become less active. Mine will become alert when it's time for breakfast, then treat, then fill up their hay. ...
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    Re: Long, short, different?

    The only difference is that I have to trim my piggies hair about every 3 months since it drags along the shavings and can get matted and wet. Other than that there is no difference.
  10. Thread: The New Diet

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    Re: The New Diet

    1/8th a cup sounds pretty drastic to me. I do not curtail my piggies intake of food. I have 2 piggies and they get about 2 handfuls of veggies twice a day, all the hay they want and a small bowl of...
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    Re: I can't tame my Guinea Pigs :(

    My piggy headbutts me when she doesn't want to be petted on her head. She prefers being stroked down her back. Your piggy is telling you to lay off the head. Try another area. It took her approx....
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    Re: coraplast joining

    I wonder if using binder clips on the sides would hold it down in place. This way you wouldn't have to use any tape. I am planning on redoing my cage. I am going to scale it down a bit. I want to...
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    Re: how many piggies do you have per cage?

    I have a 3 level 2x4. The first level is carefresh with 2 swing doors that I can pull out the coroplast and clean it out. The 2nd and 3rd level has vetbed which I just pick up and replace. Takes...
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    Re: how much do your piggies cost per month?

    For one month.....Shavings $15.00.....Veggies $50.00.....treats $10.00. So it comes to about $75.00 a month. Not cheap. That doesnt include nail clipping every 3 months which is $30.00 for 2...
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    Rehome 2 Young Females Queens Ny

    Unfortunately I have 2 daughters who just gave birth and I am so busy that I have no time for the care and attention for my 2 piggys. Nickel the black, tan and white one is 1 - 1/2 yrs and copper the...
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    Re: cage supports

    I use the white tubing on a hanger. The kind you get from the cleaners that they put your slacks on. The hangar pops out from one end and the tubing is the perfect size. I placed it where needed...
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    Re: Boston/Wellesley Pignic, June 11th

    Doesn't anyone worry that a female piggy may accidently be put in with the males? Or visa a versa. I know we get posts all the time from people whose piggy is sexed wrong and find out at a later...
  18. Re: Advice for guineas with pododermatitis/clubfoot/bumblefoot

    There are other medications beside baytril to try. I would suggest to the vet to change to another medication.

    Hay over newspaper is not an ideal bedding. Hay gets moldy rather quickly which...
  19. Thread: hammocks?

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    Re: hammocks?

    I made sure the hammock was close enough to the ground so my piggy can hop right in.
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    Re: vet bed, anyone use this for piggys

    I have been using vet bed for the 2nd and 3rd floor for the past year and love it. I bought four 2x3 pieces and wouldn't trade it for the world. I don't have to wash it for at least 2 weeks. It...
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    Re: We finally made it two!

    Do not separate them yet. There is no bloodshed. It is common for your piggy to bully the new one. Mine chased the new piggy for a few weeks and now she tolerates her and leaves her alone. Give...
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    Re: Wheek, Wheek, and more Wheek ?!?!

    Having a schedule is the best thing. My piggies always wheek and wake me up in the morning for their breakfast and then when I come home after work. They know when to expect their goodies. They...
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    Carefresh Sale & Free Shipping

    For those of you using carefresh. Petco.com now has the large bag on sale for $9.99 and this code: PETCOEA can be used for free shipping. over $55.00. Good time to stock up.
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    Re: piggies sleeping much more...

    I found once they get closer to the one year mark they tend to settle down more. They don't popcorn like they use to or be as active. That is why I change their hidey houses and toys every week and...
  25. Thread: Diet Question

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    Re: Diet Question

    If I am not mistaken, tomatoes are very acidic and I would not feed them every day. They can cause gas problems and mouth sores. If I am wrong please correct me.
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