cage advice

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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.
  12. 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?
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. Dystopoly

    Keeping A Bonded Male Pair in Room With Females?

    I apologize if I should have posted this in housing instead, but since it’s the behavior I’m worried about I thought I’d post it here. I have my two (1 year old) boys together in a 4x2 C&C cage with a 2x2 upper floor, and they’ve been living together happily since they were babies (with one...
  16. H

    Cage advice for a total newbie!

    Hi all! We’re looking to get 2 guinea pigs in a couple of weeks (is 2 an ok number or should we get 3?). They’ll live outside while it’s warm and we’ll bring them in during the winter. I’ve read SO many different views online that I’m even more confused than before I researched! Could you...
  17. A

    Double indoor cage - yes or no?

    I've bought this cage off Facebook for my two guineas and I'm really not sure about it. It's the Little Friends one. Has anyone got one of these and finds it Ok? I've got visions of one of my babies falling down the hole! The ramp doesn't look securely attached to me either. Not sure if just me...
  18. Eviolus-

    Cage sizes

    Is 70" by 40" okay for a boar an 4 sows? They're all in a 6ft by 3ft cage right now and seem quite happy. I keep retaking measurements and checking how big it needs to be but I'm lost at this point and I'm not sure I can make it much bigger than this without including levels which don't really count
  19. CW2211

    Are my piggies happy?

    Hi everyone, if you haven’t read any of my recent posts, I have just brought home 2 rescue girls on Sunday and so far I do think they have settled alright as they are eating, coming out of wherever they are hiding, and are allowing me to hand feed them (sometimes handle out of the cage but I...
  20. H

    Please help me make a C&C cage

    Hi I have one male guinea pig who is about a year and a half old and I don’t want to use the cage I have. I heard C&C cages are better and easier. I want one enough for 2 guinea pigs because I plan on getting another soon. I heard 2x4 is perfect for 2 Guinea pigs, is that true? I just need some...