chewing

  1. soupgirls

    Chewing Through Cage

    Hey! It’s been a minute. My two girls Miso and Tonkotsu are adjusting well. However, I’ve recently discovered that they’ve chewed a hole in the canvas side cover of their cage! It’s at the divider in the middle of the cage underneath their hammock where they like to hide and sleep. I don’t...
  2. Isla&Steve

    Is he going to hurt his teeth?

    Hey, I feel like all I talk about is Kronk and his tunnel and I’m sorry about that but I’ve been worrying about something and didn’t want to sound silly but I think I just have to ask. Will the boys hurt their teeth chewing on the hay tunnel? The sound that it makes when they’re chewing on it...
  3. Puddles1999

    Is this normal?

    not sure if the video will work but I will try. Penelope had some sharp inner points filed of her back molars. 4 days later, she is still eating like this. On pain meds and gut medicine. Does anyone have experience with this.
  4. Hiitshannah

    Constantly eating plastic!

    Hi! My guinea pig Butternut will not stop eating the plastic in his c&c cage. He’s eaten so much of it. He’s about 10 weeks old, and lives with an older boar who’s about 4.5, but very active, and they get on really well - there has never been any aggression (even teeth chattering) from the...
  5. chesneypig

    Chewing Plastic

    Ok so both my girls like to chew the plastic on there pee pads and even if there hidden they pull them out and chew on them anyway. How do I get them to stop
  6. Guineapigmum

    Dental Help and advice needed please! Guinea pig struggling to chew/eat

    Hello all, I'm very worried about my guinea pig. I have an emergency guinea pig specialist vet appointment tomorrow morning. A couple of days ago I noticed my 3 and a half year old female guinea pig taking longer to eat than usual. She was chewing but she was taking ages to consume...
  7. ShifuYaku

    Piggos Eating Cage Liner

    Yesterday, I noticed a hole in my cage liner (that I bought from Piggy Bedspreads if anyone wants to know). It was only through the first layer. There are 3 layers. Today, this morning, they (specifically one guinea pig, I'm pretty sure it was her) had chewed all the way down to the coroplast...
  8. Sakura the Piggy

    Piggy Has Bad Habits? 😟

    One of my piggies, Sakura has been chewing on the fabric of my clothing, the buttons on my shirts and jeans, she also scratches me and runs up to my shoulder and sits their like a parrot. Also, one she had a wire in her mouth, about to chew it, but I swiped it before she could chew. I give her...
  9. SydneySharkk

    Guinea pig making weird faces

    I just checked on him right now and he’s making weird faces. Like he has something stuck in his mouth. I know my old guinea pig would make these faces when she was having trouble eating, so it’s just making me worried. I’m hoping it will correct itself soon, maybe it’s just a piece of hay stuck...
  10. D

    Trouble Eating And Holding Food In Mouth

    Hello. I have a couple guinea pigs called Disco and Diva. Both are just under 2 years old. About 12 days ago as I was about to feed them their breakfast, I noticed Diva was limping. We took him to the vet the following day, as it was a Sunday, and the vet thought he had a sprain. Gave us a...
  11. N

    Bitting All Of The Sudden.... Help... Please

    My guiena pig ive had for 3-4 years and they are the sweetest. they cuddle with me and dont bite. about a week ago my guiena pig was diagonosed with a IRT, so we have to give her medicine. ever since she got an IRT, she has been biting on me very hard. Can anyone help? i dont want to hurt her...
  12. Nbw_835

    Chewing Bars?

    My guinea pig was in a glass tank for the first 4 and a half months of her life. I bult her a cage (a very large one) and all she does is chew on the bars like she wants out. Is this normal? She has also started asking to be picked up and then biting and she screams loudly if I leave her alone...
  13. Profnew22

    My 3 Month Old Female Does Not Gnaw On Wood

    I have a new 3 month old Amercan shorthair female that does not seem to want to chew on anything except the inside of a paper tube I made for her which is in her playpen She gets plenty of timothy hay, the proper veggies and some alfalfa. Her teeth are a fine length so no problem there. Will...
  14. T

    Barbering- What Does It Mean?!

    I recently introduced a new piggie to my herd and she is a Peruvian with luscious locks. I have a few fiesty girls who put her in her place from time to time but I have one pig, who happens to my oldest, who is extremely lovable and docile- Marm. I recently had to put Marm's 'cage mate' to sleep...
  15. CarolineRenee

    New Rescued Piggy Very Skinny

    Hi, I rescued a female piggy and her 6 week old pup a couple weeks ago. Her name is Harley and she's approx. 6 months old. The rescue has a great, established reputation and Harley was vet checked and cleared for adoption. She is very skinny. I can feel her ribs, pelvic bone and she's got skinny...
  16. Keiko The Pig

    Lap Time Cuteness

    Here's Keiko and Milo sharing the same chew stick! For once without it breaking out into tug of war
  17. Beans&Toast

    The Pigs Are Redecorating

    Bought a new carrot house for the pigs 3 days ago. Apparently they weren't happy with the look of this new house so they've set to work stripping the wall paper and making an open plan roof.. Toast inspecting the roof... "This roof would definitely look better with a big hole right...
  18. kitkat1

    Bar Chewing?

    So recently my pigs have been chewing their cage bars when I walk into to the room. They only do this because they are hungry and want my attention, (I am positive because they don't do it when I'm not in the room. It's not because of boredom. When I turn off the light they instantly stop) but I...
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