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    Genitals: Re: Uncomfortable When Using Bathroom?

    Based on my experience, it sounds as though she may have a UTI (urinary tract infection).


    http://www.guinealynx.com/uti.html
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    Sick: Re: Mumbly and Nouget med thread

    Abytude.......one of the many reasons I've been in love with Abys for many years!
  3. Lethargy: Re: Guinea pig with arthritis, loss of appetite and play mate

    The motility medication you are probably referring to is Metaclopromide (Reglan). Also, it might be worth a try to use OTC Simethicone (marketed as children's gas drops, available at most drug stores...
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    Sick: Re: Mumbly and Nouget med thread

    It's too bad I don't live within driving distance to you. I'd take them in a heartbeat!
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    Upper Levels: Re: Need help with ideas for guinea pig loft

    You might want to check out a thread that I made quite some time ago entitled Making a Reinforced Coroplast Ramp. This ramp is very similar to what is sold on the parent site of this forum. That...
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    Fleece: Re: Middles for DIY liners

    You absolutely could do that. I just prefer to have my liners be double sided with the uHaul pad in the middle as the absorbent layer. I then put the incontinence pad on the coroplast and the liner...
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    Fleece: Re: Middles for DIY liners

    First of all, there is no such thing as "insolence" pads and secondly, calling them "old people pee pads" is an offensive term! Please think before you post. Take a moment to proofread what you have...
  8. Lethargy: Re: Guinea pig with arthritis, loss of appetite and play mate

    I think your advice is sound.....that's the way I dose in an effort to provide a 'steady-state" of pain relief rather than a bolus of medication all at once which won't cover them for a an extended...
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    Fleece: Re: Middles for DIY liners

    Many of us use the u-Haul furniture pads (not the quilted ones) which are huge (68" x 85") and work very well when stitched into liners. They are made of recycled denim and are only $7.95. Unlike...
  10. Thread: Water Choices

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    Water: Re: Water Choices

    My cavies have always enjoyed the same filtered water that we drink. It really depends on how much you want to spend for a filtration system. Reverse osmosis is probably more expensive than the...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    Great news that he is able to eat the day after surgery! You and I both know that is a very good sign. Keep us posted.
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    Hair Loss: Re: Mental Issues? Is it possible?

    Fly free over the Rainbow Bridge, Nugget! My beloved Sparky is there and he will be sure to show you where to find the most delicious dandelions.
  13. Re: This Interview With A Guinea Pig Will Tell You Everything Thatís In Their Adorabl

    This video has been around for a long while. No matter how many times I see it, it always brings a smile. Thanks for posting for those who haven't seen it. :rolleyes:
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    Skin Problems: Re: Werewolf skinny pig scratch treatment

    I take a slightly different approach. I use a Dremel with a diamond bit for people nails and also use it for my cavies. One needs to hold each toe individually and lightly smooth the rough edges. I...
  15. Introductions: Re: Hello! New Guinea Pig owner here. Question about introducing NEUTERED male and fe

    I wholeheartedly agree! Chester & Maya (pictured in my avatar) were just about the sweetest pair that one could ask for. Chester had been by himself for a year after the death of his brother. The day...
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    Cleaning: Re: My new favorite cleaning tool

    Clever idea! How did you happen to find them? :cool:
  17. Behavior: Re: Guinea Pig humping other Guinea Pig in sexual way??

    Males do not go into heat. What you are describing is dominance behavior. They are trying to establish who will be the boss. Yes, it looks very much like mating behavior but has nothing to do with...
  18. Fleece: Re: DIY Fleece Beds, Hideys, Tunnels, Sleepies Etc

    Give these a look:

    How to Make Cozy Sacs and Cuddle Cups
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSXmzaMC5OU
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uo-6KOTOvmY
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ssTSLs9hW0k...
  19. Cleaning: Re: How Often To clean the cage and What products to use?

    Yes, and I DO use it. There are two products that I'm aware of: 1) Clean Cage (Kaytee?) and 2) All Living Things Cage Cleaner& Deodorizer, and I have used both.These products are, however, named...
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    How Much?: Re: Going Through Hay Fast

    I view hay as the cheapest and most nutritious essential that cavies need........in an unlimited amount. Their teeth grow SO rapidly and if you have a cavy who doesn't eat enough hay, he invariably...
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    Cleaning: Re: How To Properly Clean A Cage?

    As I said, let the surfaces of the cage dry before you put the cavies back into it. The smell should dissipate shortly.
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    Aggression: Re: Im completely lost with my guinea pigs

    This is not the proper way to do introductions. Perhaps @bpatters will come along and provide a link to the guide to introductions.
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    Cleaning: Re: How To Properly Clean A Cage?

    Washing the cage with plain water simply isn't washing it. The cage needs to be cleaned on a regular basis with some sort of cleaning solution. Listen to @bpatters.........a mixture of vinegar and...
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    C&C: Re: Can I use milk cartons as a stand?

    The only thing that concerns me is that wire grids sitting on plastic milk cartons/crates could prove to be slippery. Anything human or animal inadvertently crashing into the cage could knock it to...
  25. Chat Re: Just for fun...what exactly are piggy kisses?

    You will know what it is once you have experienced it. :love: It is actually licking and kissing. My dearly departed Sparky was an obsessive kisser insofar as I am concerned. He would be lying on my...
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