My guinea pig has recently stopped eating her pellets and isn't as interested in her vegetables, is this a sign of illness? She is pregnant I think...
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Not eating is not a sign of pregnancy. Toxemia is a possibility if she has stopped eating and drinking, if she's pregnant, I'd bring her to a vet as soon as possible.
She's also not too old to have a baby. After a year their pelvic bones begin to stiffen, which can make passing the babies hard, but a four month old would not have this problem. My girl recently gave birth, and at the time she was four months old (I adopted her pregnant).
But the pet-store was absolutely wrong in telling you she was too young to conceive. Guinea pigs sexually mature extremely early, 3 weeks for males, 4 weeks for females. If she is pregnant please make sure you separated the male babies from mom and sisters at 3 weeks old, or he can impregnate them.
Very glad to hear that she's eating!