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    Behavior: Re: Baby guinea pigs

    The cage is way too small. A 30x 17 cage is only 3.54 sq ft. ... You need at least 7.5 sq ft for one guinea pig. Unfortunately pet shop cages, like yours, that are advertised for guinea pigs are too...
  2. Not Eating: Re: Bumblefeet + Possible bladder stone : not drinking, Eating less but no visible pa

    If things are not improving, perhaps just call the vet to inquire about further treatment options for Lily. I have a feeling the Vaseline suggestion was to help prevent further damage to her feet and...
  3. Not Eating: Re: Bumblefeet + Possible bladder stone : not drinking, Eating less but no visible pa

    Welcome to the forum. I am sorry your first post is about a challenge. It seems you are doing great by providing Lily with unlimited hay, daily fresh veggies and oxbow pellets. Excellent!

    The only...
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    Cyst: Re: Cleaning Cyst Spot

    I have one girl who has had a cyst such as that. That actually looks good and clean.

    I used a curved oral syringe to flush it daily with sterile saline and diluted nolvasan (chlorhexidine solution...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    Great news! Scooter and you have been through a lot recently, so I am happy to see hopeful news!

    I just lost a beloved pet of 17 years this past week. I have been sick with grief, but I am also a...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    I am so happy to hear Scooter is improving! I keep checking in to see updates...so thank you for keeping us posted. I look forward to reading more good news and possibly seeing pictures of a friend...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    Thank you for the update on Scooter. I will keep sending good thoughts his way as he continues to recover.

    I also know how hard Punkin's loss has been on both of you. He was a very special little...
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    Re: I'm sorry, baby Punkin. I love you.

    I am so very sorry for your loss.

    I know that Punkin was so loved and you worked incredibly hard to provide him with a wonderful life.

    Thank you for sharing the photos. He was very special...
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    Fleece: Re: The Guineadad Question

    I expanded and now have a 6x6 bottom level on my cage. To get the same great affect of a piggy bedspread (which I used with my 2x6 cage before) that prevents tunnelling, I sewed 2 pieces of 3 yard...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    As I have read your posts GuineaPigPapa, and as I have learned so much from you here on this thread, I know that you will always make the best decision for Punkin because it comes from love and...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    Thank you for the update. That is good news. I can just imagine how excited you were when he started eating that cucumber slice on his own!

    Keep celebrating those small steps because they are huge...
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    Not Eating: Re: Scooter's medical thread

    My guinea pigs and I are all sending Scooter well wishes. Keep us posted please.
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    Thank you for the update. I hope this helps Punkin feel better.

    If only they could just tell us what is wrong...it would make things so much easier and less expensive 😉
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    Cage: Re: Hard bottom cage recommendations

    You can purchase a piece of coroplast and cut to the size you need. Also, if your current cage is the same size as a Midwest you can purchase a premade coroplast insert at the cage store....
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    I hope the vet finds the problem so poor Punkin can be on the mend and back to his old self. I will check back later for an update.
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    Re: New owner, tons of questions!

    Welcome to the forum and welcome to guinea pig ownership.

    First thing I would suggest is to turn each over and compare their genitalia just to make sure you really have 3 boars. You will see that...
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    Not Eating: Re: Punkin's medical thread

    I just wanted to let you know GuineaPigPapa that all my pigs and I are wishing you and Punkin well. I hope that he is on the mend and back to eating normally soon.

    I actually used this...
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    Re: New Guinea Pig Owner

    Welcome! They are adorable!

    You will find a lot of useful information here that comes from experienced owners! Enjoy reading through the forum.

    Since you are completely new to guinea pigs and...
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    Pregnant: Re: Fancy's Medical Thread

    Very cute! I am so glad things went well. Enjoy them!
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    Lump: Re: Post eye removal swelling

    Wonderful news! Stay strong Herbie!

    Thank you Grant98765 for the update!
  21. Re: Unplanned adoption, seeking input on my check list

    What a cutie!

    Thank you for taking him in and giving him a proper home. I look forward to hearing how he comes along and what his new name will be!

    You mentioned in your post about being in...
  22. Joy: Re: Do your piggies play with toys/what are their favorites?

    Small pet select is online:
    https://shop.smallpetselect.com/collections/natural-toys-and-chews-for-guinea-pigs

    I love their "thrifty Thursday" specials every week. It usually has hay, treat and...
  23. Joy: Re: Do your piggies play with toys/what are their favorites?

    Mine ignore oxbow brand twists and chews, but they absolutely love small pet select brand meadow balls, twists and fidget sticks. It's fun to watch them play tug of war with them and run about with...
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    Lump: Re: Post eye removal swelling

    Grant98765...you are doing great!

    I am so glad to hear Herbie is improving!

    Keep us updated!
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    Pregnant: Re: Fancy's Medical Thread

    Sigh.. PennyLane94...That is why you were told on a previous post about making your c&c cage to have a lid on your female's side of any cage if they were next to each other....take a look:
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