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    Question Guinea Pig Digs Under Fleece

    Alright, so I have a C&C cage with fleece bedding set up and my pigs are all getting along okay in it. One of them, Roxie, always burrows underneath the fleece! It's not a huge problem, but I usually have to dig her out, and tuck the fleece back over the coroplast's edge. It gets kind of annoying, but when I tuck the fleece back, she snaps at me! I have three hidey huts and three pigs, so she has a home, if she wants, and plenty of room. I even have a little fleece forest hanging down, so I know she has places to hide, so I don't really understand why she is acting so protective over the fleece. If she digs under it, she'll be sitting directly on pee-soaked towels, so I not really sure what she wants or what I should do to stop her from digging.

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    Re: Guinea Pig Digs Under Fleece

    Maybe you could try binder clips. Mine started to do that so I purchased fleece flippers from this website and now he can't do it.

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    Re: Guinea Pig Digs Under Fleece

    Personally, binder clips don't make any difference in my cage. My pigs still manage to pull the fleece out despite lots and lots of binder clips.

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    Re: Guinea Pig Digs Under Fleece

    Binder clips stopped my boys. I also have fleece large enough that I can drape it over the edges with at least four inches to spare.

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    Re: Guinea Pig Digs Under Fleece

    My pigs see binder clips as a personal challenge hahaha. However at least it keeps them busy and focused on something rather then being destructive elsewhere in the cage.

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    Re: Guinea Pig Digs Under Fleece

    I don't personally have this problem, but a youtuber I watch must've had this problem. They put a small rick in the corners ( Make sure the rocks are big enough that they cannot swallow them and small enough that they cannot be injured by them). Maybe try putting a toy in each corner so when they go to dig then they just distracted. Binder Clips sound like they would work too.

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