cage

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. B

    Temp cage

    I ordered for a C&C cage and I won’t arrive for at most a week. I’m planning to get a guinea pig some time early in the week and I need to put him in a cage temporarily so I have a small travel cage about 25” x 12” x 14”. Is this okay for just a temporary solution till I get the real cage?
  4. D

    Where are some good places to get indoor cages from?

    Where are some good website to get an indoor cage from? i am in the UK it will need a lid on the cage
  5. the boys

    rabbit biting bars

    Hi everyone havent posted for a very long time. I lost my fudge last year and adopted a bunny who is beautiful but aggressive hence why i cant free roam him. he has a cage attached to a pen. the vets love his space. my problem is he chooses to go into the cage and rag on the bars nothing I do...
  6. G

    Guinea pig newbie.

    Hi there, another thread from me! I have recently rehomed 2 boars from a rescue on Saturday (they are both definitely male and the lady showed me their bits). 6 and 12 weeks old. I'm wondering how you all set up their cages? I have been told by the rescue lady that I should put newspaper on...
  7. emily21

    Wood shaving alternatives

    Hi everyone. So I got my 3 piggies (all boys a year old) full time in October. They belonged to my ex who bought them in March 2020. He bought them from a well known UK pet shop and was instructed wood shavings was the best bedding for them so that was what we have been using. However, I...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Livvysquish

    Turn my double into trio again

    Hey!, I have had my sow trio of guinea pigs for two months (experienced owner) they were all sisters and got along well. Sadly one was a runt, and through many vet visits she still passed away through seizure. I was recently thinking about getting the trio back together but am scared as to...
  11. Jesse's pigs

    Steve in his new mansion

    Well guys I have finally gone and done it! After fighting with the correx😂 the cage is now made! 🤩🥳🥳 The boys weren’t in tiny cages to begin with, but I have always wanted a C and C-purely because they seem so much more open and can be made to whatever shape you want. I have held back from...
  12. Jesse's pigs

    Help with a cage stand please

    So I’ve got a tonne of grids ready to build a C and C cage for my two boys- well two cages actually as they’ve decided they want to kill each other. I now need a stand (long and wide tho not super wide) that the cage can go on. Ideally I’m thinking one that has space underneath for another cage...
  13. Iggleandpiggle959

    Guinea pig cage diy or something else?

    Hi, you may have seen me posting on the forum a little bit lately but I have been trying to find the right cage for my two boars. I was wondering if anyone had any ideas that could help me, maybe by explaining what you have done for your pigs? The space I have is probably around 1 metre by...
  14. GuineaBabs

    Big enough home?

    Hey there guys! On my last thread someone replied with a helpful website and I’ve come on here again to ask if this cage is big enough. In total I have 3 boys and 2 girls so 5 total and they live in separate cages. I could have them live together if the girls get fixed as there’s less girls. I...
  15. liyahjane

    Bonding Two Male Guinea Pigs

    hey so i’ve been trying to bond my two male guinea pigs and i was wondering if i shouldn’t continue doing the bonding in sessions i looked up on a website and they said if no blood is drawn that the guinea pigs can live together and i can remove the divider from the cage. however, i still don’t...
  16. GuineaPlanets

    Should I permanently separate my Boars?

    Hello, I'm new to this forum and as well as being a farely new Guinea Pig mom. I'm still trying to understand the behaviors but as I understood, it's recommended to separate Guinea Pigs if they draw blood. Well, I'm really hoping it doesn't have to come to that, but if it's for the better of my...
  17. Hnrpiggies

    Found tiny black bugs while cleaning cage, should I be worried?

    Cleaning out the boys two tier cage (they’re housed separate due to extreme fighting). Cleaning the second bit of the cage I saw the tiniest little black bugs ever and I’m not sure if it’s something to be concerned about. There wasn’t many at all. I’m using a disinfectant on the cage and I’m...
  18. Y

    Hay- replaced

    Hey, I have a question: I bought 2 pounds of hay two weeks ago and put them in a cage. There was plenty more left of him. The question is, should it be replaced, or can it be left to them? Thanks
  19. O

    Nighttime cage necessary?

    Hi all, we’re new to Guinea Pig ownership and having put our girls in an outdoor hutch we have decided to move them back indoors permanently. I have ordered a C&C open top cage but wondered about nighttime, should I put them in a closable cage then? Will their food attract mice into the house? I...
  20. wheek!guinea

    Ramp & second level

    Hello everyone! I was considering building a second level for our c&c cage. Right now I have a 2x6 for 2 boars. I was considering adding the "Lookout Lounge" from the C&C Store online. I wanted to make sure this won't cause territorial issues with my two boys, as I've read online it may (is...
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