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  1. K

    Do It Yourself Cage Liners

    setting my boys up in c&c cages. I’m looking at making my own cage liners (probably 2x4) I’ve been looking, and I can’t seem to figure out what exactly people are putting in the middle for the absorbent layer? I’m guessing the top and bottom are fleece? Where is the cheapest place to get...
  2. winniethepooh

    How Long Does Dominance Last?

    Yesterday I put my two boars in a bigger cage that is 2 x 6 grids. They are doing the usual stuff, teeth chattering, rumble-strutting and mounting. How long does this dominance usually last?
  3. winniethepooh

    I Need A Plan Quick!

    So, since my cage isn't big enough for 2 piggies, I decided to keep Winnie in a pet store cage for a few days because we are deciding on how and where we are going to build our HUGE C&C guinea pig cage. I need some ideas because obviously, pet store cages are too small but that is the only...
  4. winniethepooh

    Fleece Bedding Is Better?

    I am thinking about switching to fleece bedding because it seems to fit my standards. I need fleece that I can just wash every day and will not leak through and have a washable absorbent layer. Right now, I currently have store-bought bedding, which everyone knows is a hassle to keep up with so...
  5. vullitic

    What Are Some Good, Long Guinea Pig Cages?

    I'm expecting to have a guinea pig at the end of the school year, i asked my mother if i could have one if i kept a C average, and she said yes! I really think I can do it. But, i don't know i i have enough space. i measured a place i might be able to put a cage, but i don't think that they...
  6. Kallasia

    Poop Coming Through C&c Grids - Solved

    Here the problem: the boys' cage is up against a wall and they push their poop out through the c&c grids and it becomes trapped between the skirting boards and the side of their pen which is a pain to clean. The solution: cot bumpers from Aldi! Let me first off make it clear that cot bumpers...
  7. lauryn888

    Travelling Without My Pigs

    hi all, i have two boys and i will be going to a different continent for 9 days in april. i have nobody around me who can take care of my boys in my house while I'm gone so i was going to take them to my boyfriend's house who lives 2 hours away which is conveniently near the aiport I'm leaving...
  8. Sonnet

    How Did You Even Manage To Do This?

    And don't think that hiding behind Chutney means I can't see you, Sprout. I can, as it happens, you fuzzy black menace!
  9. 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...
  10. TBSam

    Should I Build This?

    I was thinking of building a cage just like this Living World Green Eco Habitat | Free P&P on orders £29+ at zooplus! But bigger, ( 2 x 4.5 ) with a roof thats attached with a hinge instead of lifting it up. I have two guinea pigs (male) but I dont have much room in my room lol. I just have a...
  11. D

    Guinea Pig Starter Kit

    I am starting a company that provides starter kits for new piggy owners. The kit comes with a c&c cage, fleece bedding, water bottle, hay rack, food bowl, 4 hides, a tunnel, oxbow pellets and hay, toys, grooming supplies and a surprise. How much would you pay for all of this?
  12. 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?
  13. TheCavyFamily

    Store Bought Cages

    The first months in the new house were messy. The rooms were filled with boxes with no space. So I had to purchase store bought cages for my guinea pigs. Now things are calming down and on Wednesday (January 17, 2018) our package for the c&c cage is coming in with also a bunch of toys and...
  14. NatalieW

    Pigs Living Inside With Indoor Only Cats

    Hi everyone. My Mum has been looking after my two remaining elderly guinea pigs, who have always lived outside. she has brought them back to me today, and we both think they are too old and it is too cold for them to be outside now. Matilda has been acting very slow and I think its better if...
  15. K

    I Have No Idea What Cage To Upgrade To

    help
  16. Jordyn Warner

    L Shaped C&c Cage

    Hello I have had guinea pigs in the past and was in a constant struggle always trying to find space to upgrade there cage! They ended up with more room than me haha! Now in a new home with plenty of space and more money I am looking to start again in the right way from the start! I have a lot of...
  17. Cherri

    My Boar Is Biting The Divider In His Cage?

    Hello! I have a very fiesty 4 year old boar, he won't stop biting the divider in his cage. He recently chipped a tooth pretty bad on the wire, and I'm scared that with him biting with little tooth, that he will damage his gums? Anybody have any idea how I can stop him from biting?
  18. Jordyn Warner

    Back In Business!

    Hello! I had guinea pigs a until a year ago when having to leave my baby's with my then boyfriend after a brake up, I am now in my new home and ready to set up again! Could anyone spare a minute to let me know if there has been any changes or updated information on the geneal care of piggies...
  19. Powelly78

    Finally Some Pics Of Our New Girls.

    Hi guys, I haven’t wanted to take any pics yet as have been leaving the girls to settle in. Here are Fluff (on the right) and Stripe (left). Fourteen week old Swiss breed Sisters :love::love: We are so in love! I just wanted to say a huge thank you to everyone on the forum as I most...
  20. Louiseblack2

    Looking For A New Hutch

    hello, I own 3 guinea pigs 2 girls and a boy at the moment they live stacked on top of each other in two separate cages. The bad weather had almost destroyed the girls cage causing it to swell badly and making it hard to open and close so I’m looking for a new cage desperately! However ideally...