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    My guinea pig ate a tomato leaf.

    My guinea pig has ate a SINGLE tomato leaf. Will he be okay? WHat do I need to do? I am leaving for vacation tomorrow, and I am VERY nervous. May someone tell me what to do?

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a tomato leaf.

    He'll probably be fine. Tomato leaves are edible, although I don't know why anyone would want to eat one.

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a tomato leaf.

    Thank you, I was VERY worried, because people said they were toxic.

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a tomato leaf.

    https://www.justanswer.co.uk/veterin...will-okay.html

    This sounds like exactly your situation, and since the piggy showed no signs of illness I think he was ok. Though part of the nightshade family they don't contain as many toxins...and since he only had a single leaf (especially if it was small) I don't think you need to worry too much

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    Re: My guinea pig ate a tomato leaf.

    Hello, you must remove the vine and any leaves from the tomato before feeding to your guinea pig. These are poisonous. This includes the stalk directly attached to the tomato (it looks a bit like a spider). But looking to your situation i think everything will be ok.

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