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cage advice

  1. rinlalin

    Proper Cage Size for Two Piggies?

    hello all! I currently have one piggie, but he's at the vet. I got him about a week ago and when I go pick him up, i'm going to get him a buddy. I just bought this cage from chewy.com and wanted to know if it would comfortably house two piggies. the link to the product is here. i got it in...
  2. L

    Cage Size And Location

    Hi! I've been thinking about having guinea pigs for some times now and have read and watch a lot of thing on the subject, but I have some question unanswered. First, the only place where I could fit the cage, in my room, doesn't exactly fit the measurement required. It would be 27" x 59" at...
  3. Cherri

    Cage

    Hi guys! I have 3 guniea pigs, soon to be more, because my sow is pregnant. I want to have a total of four pigs, ( 2 girls one 2 boys. ) and I'm also moving into an apartment with my boyfriend in the next few months with a lot more space than I currently have. What are some a good cage...
  4. lucyr

    Indoor Cage Size?

    What is a suitable indoor cage size for 4 guinea pigs? I cannot seem to find one suitable for 4 on the pets at home website, the largest indoor one was 50x120x58cm. Any suggestions of where could I get one big enough?
  5. K

    Boar Issues And Shed Conversion..

    my boars are not the best of friends at the moment. They are currently separated for fear they may cause some serious damage. They are in a 5ft double hutch at the moment in the shed. I want to give them more space but wanted your ideas and input? I am going to give them half of my 6x8ft shed...
  6. T

    Is My Cage Big Enough?

    Hi everyone, Within the next week I'll be preparing for the two Guinea pigs I'll be purchasing next week. My mum and I have looked at a few cages on the internet and have found what we believe to be a suitable cage, the dimensions are 102x56x48cm, is this suitable for two sows? Also if anyone...
  7. C Newell

    Is This Suitable Housing For 3 Sows?

    Hello, I am looking to buy my 3 girls (currently only 6 weeks old) a new home as they are eating and growing fast! They live indoors and was thinking a hutch would be better for us as our cat is very interesred in them. I also have 3 children so i thought a hutch would be more sturdy and...
  8. kyliebowers

    Thoughts On Cage Design & Dimensions For 4 Sows

    Hi! I'm planning a new cage and would love to hear your thoughts on my plan for it. I'm particularly interested in how happy four sows would be with this much space. I've done a little sketch showing the dimesions. If my workings are correct, the pigs would have 1.4 sq m which I believe is...
  9. P

    Is 35 By 75 Cm Cage Good Enough For 2 Guiea Pigs

    Is 35 by 75 cm cage big enough for 2 piggies
  10. Hlao-roo

    New Cage

    Hi I'm wanting a new cage for my 3 boars. They're currently in a one-story 5x2 C&C cage but I'm not comfortable with it as it doesn't seem sturdy enough and bits keep popping out of the connectors, and I really hate the correx / plastic stuff! I've found this one online: Lounge Small Pet Cage...
  11. PiggyProdigy

    Coroplast Substitutes ?

    Hi. I'm building a new cage for my male pigs on Thursdsy, and I was wondering is there any good, cheaper substitutes to coroplast ? It's really expensive and it seems like there is more practical solutions to the bottom of the fleece than that... My dad ordered a grid kit online for my c@c that...
  12. G

    So You Wanna Be A Guinea-owner

    Hey forum people, my name's Liam and I'm 15. I really want to own guiena pigs and I've spent countless hours researching as to not own wrong, but there's just one problem... I am broke. My dad won't loan me for it and I have no way to earn money where I live. I like the idea of c and c cages but...
  13. W

    Need Help

    I have two guinea pigs. They are not fully grown yet and are in a store bought cage that, as expected, isn't big enough. They do get a lot of floor time but I am aware that isn't enough. I want to build a bigger cage for them in a month or so but, even though we live in a house with plenty of...
  14. E_Blackaby

    Double Hutch Idea!

    Hi! So I'm pretty sure the standard hutch for most people housing their Guinea pigs outside is the classic 2 storey wooden hutch (probably from pets at home) Basically I have had 7 pigs in my life and out of all of them only 1 has ever learnt to use the stairs in the hutch which essentially...
  15. Robynnlouu

    Piggy Room!

    hey everyone! So Ive finally persuaded my dad to let me turn one of the spare rooms into a piggy room! but I'm looking for some ideas for how it can look! If anyone has any piggy rooms or large cages can i see them please! desperately need inspiration TIA!
  16. thethreeboars

    Best Cages For Bad Backs?

    Hello! So I am new here, we have three boar rescues, about 3/4 years old now. I am going to university in September therefore leaving my mother to look after my guinea pigs, however she suffers from a bad back. Through winter they are usually in an indoor C&C run, and through the summer they...
  17. CharlotteR34

    Ramp Trouble

    I purchased a new cage for my piggies with two floors,I have two boys, I left them to it and hoped their curiosity would encourage them to go down/up it however I had no such luck so I tried placing some veggies down it hoping it would entice them down, again no such luck! I also tried putting...
  18. L

    What Is This Used For?

    Hello, We're very new to having guinea pigs (8 days) & need help understanding something about the cage we have for them. My question is; what is the metal barrier used for that sits inside & across the cage (hopefully you can see what I mean from the attached photo)? Currently we don't have it...
  19. Hazel&Daliah

    Sharing Cage?

    Hi guys! I'm new here and i'm still pretty new to owning guinea pigs. I feel like I have to tell the whole story lol. My boyfriend got me my first ever pet and guinea pig back in April, her name is Hazel. After reading everywhere that they are happier in pairs, we brought home Daliah about a...
  20. Frankie.Friends

    Any Good Cage Recommendations?

    I am currently shopping around for a new guinea pig cage and i was wondering if anyone has any good recommendations? Brief- Must be under £150 Must be a suitable size Preferably outdoors Weather proof and animal proof eg. No cats or foxes can get in Easy to access and clean Thank you for...
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