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Recent content by ali815

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    Eyes/Non-crusty Guinea Pig with Bloody Eye

    Here's a pic from after I gave him the ointment and the initial cherry eye came off. Note: that's not crust around his eye. It's the antibiotic. The vet told me specifically that owners will put this stuff on a pig's eye, then call in the next day freaking out because they think it's awful crust.
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    Eyes/Non-crusty Guinea Pig with Bloody Eye

    Hi everyone, My little boy Yuengling has had a tiny pink bump at the corner of his eye for about a year now. I took him to the vet when it first popped up; the vet gave me drops and he's seemed fine since then. I left my my house at fiveish yesterday to visit family and came back at noon...
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    Behavior Guinea pig won't stop wasting food!!!

    Title says it all. He would always tip over bowls, so I ended up getting him larger, heavier ones. I haven't found anything so heavy it won't tip over if he stands on it, though, and apparently he needs all his food to be exactly at mouth-level to eat it -_- I got him a sort of L-shaped food...
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    Eyes/Non-crusty Pig has a stye in his eye?

    Hi all, I have a 4.5 year old guinea pig named Yuengling. A couple of days ago, I noticed he had some sort of eye inflammation. There's a reddish-pink bump in the inner corner of his eye, almost like a stye? His eyes are not sunken or bugging out; he has no noticeable eye or nose crust...
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    Buddy needs a home!

    What bad luck! I'm looking for a male piggie friend for my remaining pig, and I used to live in Brooklyn only a few months ago. In Philly now though. I hope you can find him a home!
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    Meet Prince Kona!

    What a cutie patoot! That crazy butt curl, I cannot remotely deal. It was so great of you to take him in (and buy him such a fashionable wardrobe ;) )
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    Play Your Pig's Favorite Toys?

    So I used to have a pair of pigs, but recently I had to put my little Ninj down. I still have another pig, Yuengling, and I've noticed that he's started acting a lot differently during floor time now that he doesn't have someone to chase around and bug. He comes up to me and puts his paws on me...
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    General Worried Sick about Remaining Pig

    Yes, it says on her website she was, but she's not like the most experienced vet they have there. She was very kind though and I think that by the time we got Ninja to her there wasn't too much she could really do.
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    General Worried Sick about Remaining Pig

    So my Ninja, my first pet and original pig, my little homie, had to be put to sleep yesterday afternoon. It was really rough. The vet wasn't sure exactly what was wrong with him; she was thinking maybe kidney failure because the antibiotics hadn't seemed to help him at all. So when I get home...
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    RIP Lil Ninj

    Just lost my baby Ninja. He was only three years old. I loved him very much but he was having kidney failure and I had to make the difficult decision to put him to sleep. He was my first pet and I miss him terribly.
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    Aggression Give back or separate?

    They are one year and six months respectively. The cage is currently two by four but I would be extending it probably a foot on either side if they were going to be permanently coexisting. Blood has been drawn on one occasion but its weird: they sleep right next to each other in their cages on...
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    Aggression Give back or separate?

    Okay, so I adopted a second guinea pig to keep my current one company. He a total sweetie, pretty dumb, loves to run around and popcorn until he either runs into something or falls over. I've only had him for about a week but I've already bonded with him. Only problem: this is the exact opposite...
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    Behavior What Do These Squeaks Mean?

    I've got a six month old male guinea pig. Usually, if I watch a YouTube video with guinea pigs in it and they squeak, he runs to the side of his cage and squeaks for a second before getting distracted. Today, though, I watched a video with some audible squeaking and rumbling, and he FREAKED out...
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    Vegetables Moldy Kale? Help!

    Thanks, I guess I'm just a very nervous new mommy!
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    Vegetables Moldy Kale? Help!

    So I just fed my little guy some kale, which was going a little brown on the edges but generally looked fine. He wasn't liking it too much, though, and when I examined the kale more closely, I noticed some black spots on it. I immediately took all the kale away and gave him something else, but...