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  1. Piggy996

    Are Pine Products Dangerous?

    Hello, someone told me that Pine products can be dangerous for piggies because of the smell, is that true? I wanted to buy a small house for my piggy, but those that I found are made of pine tree. Also, I found something that looks like sand for cats' litter boxes, but this one was made for...
  2. PiggyProdigy

    Coroplast Substitutes ?

    Hi. I'm building a new cage for my male pigs on Thursdsy, and I was wondering is there any good, cheaper substitutes to coroplast ? It's really expensive and it seems like there is more practical solutions to the bottom of the fleece than that... My dad ordered a grid kit online for my c@c that...
  3. A

    Best Place To Keep New Piggies?

    Hi, I am about to buy two new guinea pigs as the ones i had before have both now died. We have just had a garage built for our house and i was considering moving a hutch into the "open bay", as in, without a door. Is this sensible? Also, would i need to buy a cover for the hutch as they are...
  4. G

    Plastic House

    Hello everyone ! I'm about to get one house of plastic for my guinea pig and i'm wondering, if he chew the plastic, will be bad for him ? :(
  5. Kallasia

    Stressed! House-buying And Survey Is Very Bad!

    So we're buying a house for the first time ever. The piggies are getting their own bedroom. This has been months in the making now, with so much paperwork and the estate agents and solicitors taking ages... But today we got the buildings survey/report back. Now, it's an older property and...
  6. L

    Idea For Outdoor Home For 2 Boars...

    So I have found this hobbit hole on gumtree and was wondering if people think it would be fine. I currently have one boar, Drogo, but am hoping to adopt another very soon and then move them outside due to it getting nicer (Drogo goes out for the day anyway but don't want to put him out by...
  7. Giuseppe

    Playpen

    Hi,I'm a new member and I write you from Italy.I have intention to change the cage of my guinea pig and I would want to use a Ball pit.What do you think?Is it a good solution?
  8. Guineapigfeet

    Home Improvements

    I bought this lovely house for my piggies: and they don't use it! (the ramp is a bit slippy - bad mummy didn't cover it!) They sleep under it and only go in when put food in there. And they chew the legs. They are growing and they are finding it a squeeze to fit under comfortably and the legs...
  9. Chewbacca2004

    Paddling Pool Indoor Floor Time

    Hello Recently i have been finding lots of suggestions and pins on pinterest about keeping your guineas in a paddling pool (as an enclosure: not swimming:nod:) inside i was thinking that i could pop the guineas in a paddling pool with their toys and hideys as i kind of indoor run whilst the...
  10. Chewbacca2004

    Diy? Houses Treats And Toys

    Hello Recently in the colder months I have been trying to find cost effective and fun toys treats and houses for the pigs as it is too wet and chilly for them to go out in the run I have tried lots of options but would like to hear your tutorial suggestions! To start it off I'd recommend the...
  11. Chewbacca2004

    Diy? Houses, Toys, Treats?

    Hello there My pigs are always looking for fun toys and houses to explore but unfortunately they are rly expensive and often my pigs won't even use them :td: so I was wondering if any of you have found any easy tutorials that your guineas have liked!
  12. 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...
  13. Beans&Toast

    Beans Won't Share.. Part 2

    I seen a thread about how piggies love paper bags so I got one. Only issue is, yet again Beans won't share :doh: Toast has made a few attempts to get in, but Beans has made it very clear that this bag belongs to her, and Toast may look, but not touch. You shall not enter... So...
  14. Beans&Toast

    Tall Piggies

    Beans and Toast have been doing their stretches tonight... Goodnight everyone :luv:
  15. Guineapigfeet

    Nearly Time For Piggies

    The shed is coming along nicely now the lino is down. Bought their main house and outdoor run (pictured) and also have a carrier, two hay trays, snuggle safe, nail clippers and dustpan&brush. House ramp needs some carpet /similar attached as it's smooth wood. Need; bowls, bottles and some way...
  16. R

    Caves And Tunnel Recommendation

    Hello, I'm looking for advice on caves and tunnels for my guineas. What is the general pros and cons against using composite houses, tunnels, and accessories in a guinea habitat? In general, I would prefer a more natural habitat of grass can twig constructed hideaways, but they tend to absorb...
  17. PiggyOinkOink

    Silly Snoopy Munched On Dracaena!

    I let Snoopy & Cappuccino out on the floor and I whilst I had my attention trying to make a maze for them Snoopy started munching on some Dracaena (Madagascar Dragon Tree) that was on the floor! I never have plants on the floor but my friend changed my room a little because he's into Feng Shui...
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