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fleece care

  1. GeorgiaHarris

    Preparing fleece for cage liners?

    I recently made my cage liners for the first time and somewhere online that you only need to wash the fleece twice before using it to prepare it but ive found that my piggies wee is sitting on top of the fleece and is not being absorbed, the cage liner has also shrunk and no longer covers the...
  2. Siikibam

    Horsewash Bag

    Will this or this wash bag do? They look to be the same as the one on amazon but cheaper. The amazon one isn’t available till next week!
  3. Diane Owen

    Fleece Bedding

    So today is the day I change from shavings to fleece. Hope it goes well but not sure how I'm going to cope with the mess from hay. At the moment it's on a hay loft on the side of the cage, they don't seem to eat much mind. Does anyone have tips for fleece bedding?
  4. Beans&Toast

    Biological Washing Powder Causing Itching?

    So for months now Beans has been scratching and biting all over her body pretty much constantly. She's had various tests done at the vets and it's not mites/fungal and they couldn't really see why she was doing it. But I've just noticed today that the washing powder used for their fleece is...
  5. S

    Fleece Bedding

    Hello. I am going to be a New Guinea pig owner very soon. We have decided to use fleeces bedding and make some cage liners and pads. Have been reading about using fleece how to wick it. From what I gather I need to do the following make sure the fleece is anti-pill fleece and is 100%...
  6. Beans&Toast

    Fleece Isn't Working..

    Okay so I've made the change from woodshavings to fleece. Only thing is when the pigs pee, it just sits in a puddle on the fleece... :td: I'd like to use some kind of fleece but the piggies are running around and getting pee over their paws I've got a fluffy fleece with a layer of paper...
  7. PeanutandGus

    Fleece Bedding

    Hi everyone! I have two little boys who are 4 months old and I've recently just bought them a new indoor cage..I've noticed that everyone seems to use fleece bedding in their cages and I was just wondering what people put underneath, how often you wash them and how good they actually are? Also...
  8. buttonlove

    Fungal Infection & Fleece Tips?

    So, it's been almost two months now since my girls first showed signs of their fungal infection. All three have had it at one stage, Daphne (the youngest) fortunately seems clear of it. Clara & Arabella with topical medication twice daily have seemed to be improving until a couple of weeks ago...
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