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food troubles

  1. Barnyard Boars

    Pellet Food Choices

    For the longest time I've fed both my hamsters and guineas tiny friends farm food, but it's colourful and I know that's not always best choice but they love it! However I feel like I shouldn't now and should stick to oxbow pellets that just look like regular pellets, OR should I mix them? I'm so...
  2. Hannah Nicole

    Teaching My Piggies To Eat Vegetables

    I have 2 male guinea pigs. They are 5 weeks old. I've tried to feed them them veggies but they just don't get the point they normally just sit on it. I want to teach them to eat the veggies but I have no idea how to at this point
  3. lucyjane123

    My Guinea Pig Died So Young

    So earlier my guinea pig George aged 3 died suddenly. He was absolutely fine yesterday until this morning when he refused to eat. We booked him a vets appointment for later as my mum was at work all day. I came downstairs to hearing him making a wheezing noise as well as howling and hiding away...
  4. W

    Really Scared. Please Help.

    Since my piggies current cage is too small for them I let them roam the kitchen every day. Today I noticed one of them was trying to scrape something off the floor with her teeth. I looked and it was a tiny bit of smeared chocolate on the ground. A little bit must have fallen when I got it off...
  5. bruceandwillis

    Low On Nutrients/picky Eater

    Hope I'm posting this in the right place! I'm new to the forum. I rescued my third little man about a week ago from my local SPCA. He's a year and six months, unneutered, and seemingly very healthy, with his weight being around 3 lbs. However, in his time being here, he's turned his nose to any...
  6. E

    My Cavy Eats Treat Stick Instead Of Food?

    Hey guys. So I got a new cavy about a week ago, his name is dexter. Now I've had cavys before but this is new to me. I put a treat stick in his cage that the pet store person said he might like. For the first week he ate his food, hay and treat stick happily. Now, I refilled everything a...
  7. bumbling-bambi

    New Food Alert! - Piggies Not Sure?

    So I was out picking up some bits and bobs to tide us all over untill the new year and what should i find? A new food! I'm not sure if its new in general or just new to me but i thought id pick it up and try it out. So what is it i hear you ask? Well it's the Rosewood Naturals Meadow Menu...
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