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    Re: Ever in Memory of Friar Tuck

    You're the best! :love:
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    Re: Ever in Memory of Friar Tuck

    Link, please! I have the perfect spot for it.
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    Re: Ever in Memory of Friar Tuck

    And what a lovely tribute it is! Isn't it nice to have a place where others who share your passion for cavies will understand both the pain and the joy that we experience with having them close to...
  4. Thread: Bananas

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    Fruit: Re: Bananas

    Check out this chart on Guinea Lynx: http://www.guinealynx.info/chart.html
  5. Skin Problems: Re: Bald spot found on my guinea pig's right side.

    O.K.......take a deep breath and calm down. You can handle this and your cavies are not in any immediate danger. You have come to the right place by posting on this Forum as there are several very...
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    Re: The forum ate my old account

    Thank you both for the compliment! It has been a problem for me as well since I try to refer to posts that I have previously created which is/was very helpful. I find that I sometimes avoid posting...
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    Re: We will miss you Petunia

    Fly free over the Rainbow Bridge, Petunia! It's obvious that you were loved a great deal and loved your hoomans in return. :love:
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    Coroplast: Re: Gp completely eating coroplast

    It seems completely random.....some will show little interest in coroplast, and others become obsessed with it. I generally have had cavies who don't have much interest until now. Rascal chews on the...
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    Vegetables: Re: Guinea pig safe birthday cake

    WOW........some very clever arrangements!
  10. Thread: Tips?

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    Bonding: Re: Tips?

    I'm sure that there are others who have far more knowledge of bonding than I do. Just a couple of ideas that I have learned over the years of being acquainted with some top notch breeders as well as...
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    Not Eating: Re: Friar Tuck's medical thread

    So true! It is SO difficult at the time and the pain and heartache seem almost overwhelming. When our beloved Sparky died New Years Day 2020, we were so distraught that we could hardly face the...
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    Bedding: Re: Is Kaytee oder control bedding good?

    I have fleece liners in all of my cage, both main level and the loft. I do have a litter box on both levels which has about an inch of litter topped with a generous amount of hay. I've used the same...
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    Injury: Re: Chippy Eye Removal

    I don't know this to be factual, but my experience says the same. And, when they are in pain, their appetite drops and thus fecal output diminishes as well. I'm surprised the Reglan hasn't had more...
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    Sick: Re: Pappy Pappersons Medical Thread

    Welcome back! Sorry it has to be under these circumstances, but it's nice to have you among us again.

    I suspect that I replied because I had a not-so-senior cavy have a couple of seizures (and an...
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    Not Eating: Re: Friar Tuck's medical thread

    Fly free over the Rainbow Bridge, Friar Tuck! You certainly were loved and will be missed by all of us.
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    Infection: Re: Neck lump in elderly guinea pig

    Probably not........I must have missed that aspect. It absolutely could be either.....or neither one.

    Thank you, @bpatters for the excellent explanation that I didn't have time to write. I'm deep...
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    Infection: Re: Neck lump in elderly guinea pig

    Whoa! Don't be so quick to think that Sacha is terminally ill when in fact it may be a lipoma which is usually benign. Your description that I quoted would lead one to think that. I suggest that you...
  18. Thread: Overweight sow

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    Diet: Re: Overweight sow

    Good work on the spreadsheet! I weigh my cavies at the same time, same day each week. This will allow me to keep a more detailed record of their weights and the factors associated with that. Thanks...
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    Weight Loss: Re: Underweight pig/may be dying

    I dunno......you might want to rethink that, especially if you plan to continue to keep cavies. I always have some Critical Care available even if I don't always need it. It just seems to happen that...
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    Weight Loss: Re: Underweight pig/may be dying

    @bpatters, thanks for your input! I was thinking that Sherwood was possibly the same company that you are describing. Now I know why it seemed familiar. As I said, I simply haven't had time to do any...
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    Weight Loss: Re: Underweight pig/may be dying

    I just learned that there is another product that is a possible alternative to Critical Care. And that is Sherwood Recovery Food. I haven't had time to thoroughly research it as well as the Critter...
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    Weight Loss: Re: Underweight pig/may be dying

    I have posted to that thread and I will render the same opinion here.

    Keep in mind that you can see just about anything on the Internet.......and a lot of it isn't accurate. Unless someone can...
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    Not Eating: Re: Friar Tuck's medical thread

    Just any brand of plain rolled oats. No quick cooking oats or instant oatmeal.
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    Not Eating: Re: Friar Tuck's medical thread

    I'm happy you brought this up. I can vouch for mixing the oats with his pellets. I don't remember if FT has a cage mate, but if so, the cage mate will also gain weight. Best to feed him separately in...
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    Not Eating: Re: Friar Tuck's medical thread

    I have absolutely no idea. I had to supplement Chester's diet for the last six months of his life so my goal was to provide some variety for him. I chose flavors of the veggies that he enjoyed to mix...
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