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Thanks!I get mine at Joann and its usually on sale for 50% off so its like $5 a yard. It is reusable. I just put mine in the wash with some laundry soap and vinegar. Before you use it you need to wash it 3 times without fabric softener so it will whick pee. You will also need something absorbent under it like towels.
Fleece is a material made out of polyester. You can buy it at fabric stores, though you may be able to get fleece blankets at stores like Target, Wal-Mart, etc...
It might be more expensive at first, but in the long run it saves you money because you don't have to keep buying bedding. Yes, it is reusable.
You have an absorbent layer on the base of the coroplast, underneath the fleece, be it puppy pads, towels, a mattress protector, a combination of these - this will soak up the urine. You want your fleece to wick through to the absorbent layer, so you have to wash and dry 3-4 times without any fabric softener to allow it to wick through. You lay down your fleece (a lot of pigs like to burrow in their fleece, including two of mine, so you may want to binder clip it to the coroplast or tuck in under). You can simply spot clean once-twice a day, and throw the fleece in the washer/dry once-twice a week, and wash/change the absorbent layer at that time.
I love fleece myself, it's soft, easy to manage, bedding doesn't fly everywhere, and the piggies absolutely *adore* lying on it because it's so soft.
I see, but if you're adopting the Guinea Pig, it's a good thing because you'd be saving it from those horrible conditions.If you clicked on the link you would see they sell animals from breeding mills or backyard breeders. Animals are kept in horrible conditions.
Ahhh, I understand you now. It is like buying merchandise, not adopting a pet that needs an owner to take care and love it. :cheerful:But you don't adopt when you buy from PetSmart/PetCo. You buy the animal like merchandise. Then, the Guinea Pig you bought gets replaced with at least two more, and the sow has to be bred even more. The only way to try and get these horrible conditions stopped is not to buy any animals from PetSmart/PetCo or a place similar, and even preferably not to shop there at all until they stop selling these animals.