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    Are colored bath cups okay for piggies to chew on?

    Hello everyone,
    So I gave my guinea pigs a small colored bath cup to chew on and in less then 2 hours it is almost all chewed up! They seem to like it more then the plain paper towel roll!Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	80776It has monkeys on it. So what I am worried about is if the color on the cup is okay for them because it looks to me as it the guinea pig actually eats what it chews. I did't see any paper cup shreds on the fleece. Thanks!

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    Re: Are colored bath cups okay for piggies to chew on?

    Hi,
    Although your piggies do seem to love it, I don't it is the best option for them to chew on. Reason being:

    1. Chemicals that may be going into the dyes, along with what was made to produce the cup itself
    2. As well as the possibility of a wax coating on the cup

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    Re: Are colored bath cups okay for piggies to chew on?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicks Pigs View Post
    Hi,
    Although your piggies do seem to love it, I don't it is the best option for them to chew on. Reason being:

    1. Chemicals that may be going into the dyes, along with what was made to produce the cup itself
    2. As well as the possibility of a wax coating on the cup
    I haven't actually handled a cup like that in many years, but I remember them being wax coated inside and out. Don't know that that would be good for them. Just my opinion


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    Re: Are colored bath cups okay for piggies to chew on?

    Quote Originally Posted by koalamissy View Post
    I haven't actually handled a cup like that in many years, but I remember them being wax coated inside and out. Don't know that that would be good for them. Just my opinion


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    Re: Are colored bath cups okay for piggies to chew on?

    If you can find some without that coating they would be fine, think cheap

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    Re: Are colored bath cups okay for piggies to chew on?

    Thank you so much for your replies, ok l will stop giving them colored bath cups! Thanks bye! ~Margey

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