cage advice

  1. BearAndPanda


    Hiya, I'm looking to make a big cage. This cage will house 2 pigs. Would it be possible to connect two 160cm cages? Or are there any other alternatives?
  2. K

    Ideas to protect a wall that’ll be next to a cage.

    So I’m putting a cage against two walls, since the wood price is higher this year I wanted to see if I could cut expenses and use something instead of wood to go against the walls so their poop, pee, etc. doesn’t get against it. (Like how the diy cage put wood where the cage will touch the...
  3. rodents.of.rivendell

    Advice and Ideas For Cage Upgrade

    Hey guys, I'm planning on upgrading my current guinea pig cage (I own 3 sows). It's currently a 4x2 c&c cage with a 2x2 second level. I'm thinking of upgrading to a 6x2 on the base. Can I get some ideas for their next cage and things I should change? Any other constructive criticisms for my cage...
  4. M

    What to use?

    What suggestions do people have when it comes to what to put on the bottom of guinea pig cages? I've tried the absorbent bedding stuff.. it's wasn't bad just not my favourite but It was expensive and it honestly only lasted a week or two. I've also tired like puppy pads and I do not like them...
  5. Joscelyn

    Is this cage too small for 3 guinea pigs?

    Their cage is 10.5 feet on one side and it's connected to a midwest cage thats about 8 square feet I think.
  6. L

    Guinea pig bedding/ floor of cage

    Hello, I need all you guinea pig lovers help and advice. I have a hutch style cage indoors which obviously didn’t come with a flooring so I bought a foam mat to protect my carpets / go underneath the cage. On top of that I put a bath mat but had to stop using this as it ended up clogging up my...
  7. J

    is it okay to temporarily downsize your pigs cage?

    so i’m going out of town for 5 days this week, and i’m leaving my piggies with my grandmother for those few days. usually my pigs have 2 connected midwest cages and free roam most of the day, but my grandmother lives in a smaller apartment and most likely won’t have space for both cages. my...
  8. N

    Cage help!

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone would be able to help me. I have a ferplast guinea pig cage that I'm wanting to sell as I've brought a bigger one for my pig. I am missing a column that holds the two sides of the cage together. I have tried to purchase replacements to fix the cage but am...
  9. Louisemck312

    How can I secure my fleece down on a regular cage to prevent burrowing?

    Hi everyone, I just got a new fleece to line my cage but one of my piggies Madison keeps burrowing underneath it! Since it’s not a C&C cage I can’t clip it to anything and it fits the cage perfectly so can’t tuck it under/over anything. I’ve tried putting her bowl in one of the corners but she...
  10. B

    Cage extension ideas/ help

    Hi Everyone I have recently adopted a pair of female piggy’s who are approximately 2 years old. As it was a bit of a sudden recuse I quickly converted my hamster cage ( a converted IKEA wardrobe measures 120cm x 80cm) for the piggy’s to live in as my hamster had passed away and his cage was...
  11. Hannahb2804

    Housing guinea pigs

    Hi I’m getting my piggies on Saturday and I want to put them in my living room by the window (I posted a photo on a previous thread about the window being insulated etc and having a towel under the cage for insulation) but the living room is open plan with a kitchen at the other side, which is...
  12. M

    Would this be an adequate cage?

    I recently just rescued a guinea pig in addition to the two other guineadad pigs i own and i worry that the cage i currently have for them is not enough. is this coming that could be adequate for them? I don’t have a ton of horizontal space and need to have a cage that has a top due to our cats
  13. Hannahb2804

    Having the cage below a window

    Sorry for asking so many questions just want to be prepared, I’m wanting to put my 2x4 c&c cage on the floor next to a window, I know there’s a concern for drafts but there isn’t a draft coming from the window and I’ll have a blanket underneath the cage and they will have fleece bedding & hideys...
  14. T

    Sizing Advice

    Hi gius! I'm wondering if anyone can help me out here with our current cage. We have a 2 x 5 CC cage with a 2 x 2 left on one side and a patio on the other. My boyfriend wanted to expand the cage and make it into an L shape. So he added more grids and it's now a 2 x 2 extension kinda thing. So...
  15. Chip Lillis

    Are my pigs unhappy?

    I have three girls in an 18 square foot cage. All their needs are accommodated for; food, comfy houses, open space. I don’t have many toys, but I don’t think chew toys would really solve my issue. They don’t ever get the zoomies anymore, nor do they often popcorn. I think they do on occasion...
  16. ashleemelda

    Question Re: Hay, Weight Gain Food

    Since getting my girls back in late May/early June they have always been on the petite side. I have since gotten them up to approximately 840g. After a discussion with my vet and looking at several forums on here, I began slowly introducing small amounts of dry, old-fashioned oats and grated...
  17. RoxyGuineaPigLover

    Help with cage!

    I feel annoying. :soz: So...I have to sows and I’d like to make them a c&c cage, however I’m not really sure where to buy them or how to add in a second level/ramp. Could somebody please help me out? Thank you! Sorry for being bothersome.
  18. RoxyGuineaPigLover

    Cage? (Again)

    Help ;-; so I went online and looked around for a suitable cage for my two sows and this one I think might work? It’s 51$ and 13.75 by 28. Do you think it’ll work?
  19. C

    What size of cage/house does your guineas have?

    So I have 2 boys ( 4 years old ) and I was in another forum to which people said i need to switch to c&c I do love the style of them however it wouldn't work for me right now, they're currently in a 180x60 wooden style cage and of course they get floor time everyday they're happy boys and i felt...
  20. K

    C&C Flooring Uk

    Hiya, I have just purchased grids for my 2 boars in order to make them a c&c style cage to give them more room however I'm having a hard time locating any correx in the UK. I have messaged a few sign shops in my area to no avail so I was wondering if anybody had any ideas for alternatives that I...