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fleece bedding

  1. C

    Bedding Problem

    Hello! I need some advice. Bedding is expensive, really expensive. And so is fleece when you have to wash it frequently. However, I know bedding is a necessity, so I'm trying to find good alternatives or brands that I can use. I use kaytee bedding, big bags of it, but the problem is that I go...
  2. coreyandminkus

    Green spot growing under water bottle on their fleece! Help?

    Hi! Posting to see if anyone has any idea what’s going on with our fleece bedding/water situation right now as we are STUMPED. So basically we’ve had our boys since July, and: - we’ve always used the same water (filtered tap) - we’ve always used the same pre washed fleece - we use towels for...
  3. Bettyb26

    Fleece bedding not working?

    Hey all, Just wondering if anyone can advise me about fleece bedding. When we got our boys in March we used the recycled paper disposable bedding stuff but I found it such a pain to clean out and tons of extra rubbish on top of our normal household waste, not to mention expensive (our dudes live...
  4. Immogen

    Fleece smells awful

    I switched to fleece bedding yesterday from shavings and after a few hours it was already starting to smell. It was so unbearable this morning I had to switch out the cuddle sack which seemed to smell the worst as my piggie likes to cuddle up in it a lot. I have a 4x2 c and c cage with only one...
  5. P

    Zoflora for GP bedding?

    My gps fleece liners and bedding are getting a bit stinky! Can I use a little bit of zoflora in the washing machine when I wash them?!
  6. D

    Guinea Pig Standing on Poos in Cage and Breaking Them All Up

    Hi everyone, this is my first post on here. I currently have one guinea pig named Bodge, he is 5 years old and is seemingly very healthy and happy. However his cage is always really messy because he poops and then stands on them, crushing them so there are small bits of poop everywhere. He also...
  7. piggyGin

    Gin got a new fleece liners. he's acting a little strange

    Hi everyone! I am new here for anyone who doesn't know my piggy Gin and me. My piggy has a high-quality fleece liner from "Guineadad", since that was my only fleece liner I decided to get him another one from a different brand on Amazon, but it's also very nice quality. His new liner arrived...
  8. Vic85

    DIY Liner Advice Please

    Hi all, So after watching a YouTube tutorial I jumped in a sewed my own cage liner. It was only afterwards I realised I haven’t used fleece! I know I know…. What I used was a throw from B and M that is 100% polyester. It’s incredibly soft but will it wick? I’m washing it now in the hope it can...
  9. S

    Sneezing pig, should I change beddings?

    Hello! I’ve had my piggies for about 1,5 month, and they have been sneezing regularly during this time. Not really excessively but in total I hear them sneeze around 10 times a day (though this is combined, not per guinea pig). When this started I called the vet and they said it was most likely...
  10. soupgirls

    Towels instead of fleece?

    Hello! I’ve had my piggies for about three weeks now and half of their cage is a folded towel, while the other half is paper bedding. When they’re litter trained I want to switch entirely over to fleece, but it’s so expensive to get started! Would towels make an appropriate replacement? I...
  11. C

    Fleece Bedding Laundry Nightmare

    So I have had a fleece liner for a long time now, and since I got tired of handwashing it, I decided to buy a pet laundry bag so I could wash it in the laundry machine. Yesterday, I tried out the laundry bag for the first time. I only have one fleece liner, so I placed that inside the bag and...
  12. M

    Sow bleeding from bottom after 2 weeks of antibiotic and anti inflammatory treatment

    Hi, My piggy June is about a year and a half old. Two weeks ago I found blood in the pen and on her bottom to we took her to the vets where she was checked and had an x ray. There was glucose in her wee and blood and the x-ray showed no sign of kidney or bladder stones. So she began treatment...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. C

    Little flies in fleece

    Hi all, was hoping someone has also had this and can provide some reassurance. Its second time now I have found these little fly type things burried head down in pigs fleece? I've pulled the out with tweezers, brushed in some fly strike to fleece and the guinea pigs and washed fleece. I'm...
  16. rooandmaple

    Cleaning fleeces

    Hey everyone! Sure this is an obvious answer but I’m thinking about changing the bedding to fleece but I don’t know what detergent and everything to use as last time I tried it didn’t end too well 😬 Thanks :)
  17. C

    DIY Fleece Liner Types

    Hello! I'm new to this forum, hello to you all! I have a question for those of you that use u-haul padded fleece liners or have made them yourself :) I am a new owner of two adorable 6-month old girls. I recently upgraded their cage to a 3x5 C&C so they have tons of room to run around! I...
  18. 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...
  19. J

    Mattress Covers for Fleece Bedding

    Hi, so I'm in the process of making fleece bedding. I want to make the ones where you sandwich the absorbent material inbetween two layers of fleece so it's easy to change and wash altogether. I have heard that mattress covers are a good option, would you all agree? And can someone recommend...
  20. lauriie00

    Will this type of fleece wick?

    Hey guy! I bought this fleece on sale and I was wondering if this will end up wicking? It is the kind that is a bit ticker. I have washed a test part with bleach and vinegar but its not working yet. I was wondering if this type of fleece could ever do it! Thanks!