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  1. PerpLexxity

    This Spoiled Guy

    So today I learned why my guinea pig bites me! After doing a little bit of research on the forum, I've learned that my guy (Henry, 7months) bites me to manipulate me. So with my two pigs, we snuggle and have our bonding time like usual; and basically my Henry starts off with a little nibble on...
  2. court29x

    Nibbling On Bottle!

    my piggies have been eating and nibbling on the rubber around their bottle, I've put the bottle higher to where they will reach the bottle but not the rubber part, should I be worried? its only a tiny bit but I'm scared they are going to be ill from it? advice? I think we may have another bottle...
  3. court29x

    Nibbling And Flipping On Side

    The smaller piggy of my two 7 week olds, Beansprout, flips onto her side and nibbles quite frequently when being handled, we've tried to handle them calmly and gently, and we've put her behaviour down to being young or perhaps needing a wee or poo when being handled, but the other piggy, Noodle...
  4. W

    Guinea Pig Nibbling

    Hi there. Just asking for some advice, firstly I have 2 young guinea pigs ( about 8 months old) , ones called mocha and ones called truffle, both boys. I've had them since they were about 12 weeks. They took a couple of days to settle in but after that they've seemed happy. They get on well even...
  5. NavajoChikondi

    Question Concerning Bonding And Lap Time

    Hello, I just wanted to ask some questions as I'm a new pig owner and still need to learn lots! First of all I wanted to ask about my baby guinea pig. I've had him for about a week now. He is quite the brave pig and at lap time he is now running around on my lap, sniffing a lot, making little...
  6. violetgirl

    Dental Issues?

    I recently adopted a 4 year old guinea pig named Violet and last night she experienced a bit of trauma involving two car trips and a cat. She nipped at me a bit and I assumed it was stress. I am wondering if it was possibly an issue with her teeth because this morning she was chewing her food a...
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