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While out shopping today, I began searching for options for hidey houses. Currently, we use Pigloos. I love them, but once I introduce Moe and Gus to Henry and Niko, I want something that has two openings in case of squabbles. I cannot really find anything in store that is appropriate. So I figured I'd ask you guys which houses you prefer, where you got them from and what not! I also want to know, for those of you who use step stools, where did you find yours? I cannot find any around me that are tall enough!
 

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My girls really liked their willow branch tunnel - until they ate it!
 

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My girls really liked their willow branch tunnel - until they ate it!

I just gave all four of my boys pieces of willow branch to chew on, and of course there has to be at least one of them who won't chew them! Moe is STILL chewing the coroplast and cardboard (base) in his cage!
 

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You could always cut new holes on the sides of the plastic, I don't like using wood hides because if they pee and poop on it it gets nasty and there's not really anyway to really clean that kind of wood! I find it more unsanitary! I recommend just cutting new entry's on the sides of an extra large pigloo or plastic hidy because extra large I have for my two boars and there's still so much room inside of it! Just make sure when u cut it there's no sharp edges or anything!

Also I have seen small stepping stools at the dollar store for kids that were like disney orientated I never got it but it looked like it would work great! Good luck:)
 

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Thanks! I'll check the dollar store next. I don't want to cut the pigloos honestly, because my boys try to sleep in the same one. I'm thinking they need something larger so they both can fit comfortably, and I'm hoping to add two more boys so definitely need more space!
 

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I prefer fleece forest or fleece tent. Anything they can hide in, run through, and not take up any floor space.
 

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My boys were TERRIFIED of their fleece forests! It was weird lol! They would sniff then run away squeaking but wouldn't go through it!
 

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That's funny :) Try fleece tent.
 

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I will have to do that! I'm going to make some cozie sacks I think. Maybe if I make a bunch of those they will be satisfied and quit burrowing under my fleece!
 

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I just get a small cardboard box and cut an archway and put it in. my guinea pigs both try to squeeze in it
 

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sorry i dont know why it linked it to ebay
 

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I also use cardboard boxes as hideys. You can cut as many openings in them as you wish. And when they get dirty, just toss them. I exchange them every couple of weeks. This way, I can also give the pigs some variety, which they love! Whenever I put a new box hidey in their cage, they run through it excitedly for a couple of minutes!
 

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I recently discovered Shelving extenders. They are a good height and width and the pigs love them.

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Here are my 3 foster boys chilling out under them.
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I bought another pair for my girls, slightly different design from a 'junky' store for $4.95. Best investment ever, especially with warmer weather starting to hit they feel 'safe' but it still allows for good airflow.
 

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You can always use boxes, E.g. pop can boxes etc. I like Boxes because you can make the size to your liking and can cut out two entries. :)
 

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@Aertyn : Your boys are adorable! :D
 
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