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  1. court29x

    Both my guinea pigs aren’t drinking?

    For the past 2 days my guinea pigs haven’t drank anything from their water bottle? They are both lively, playing, eating just not drinking? I’ve just ran out of hay so they didn’t have much yesterday but I’m on my way out now to get some..they’ve had some grass and red pepper and devoured the...
  2. E

    Not Eating And Heavy Breathing

    Hi, my name is Ellie I'm new to this forum as I am desperate for some advice about my pig Tony. At the moment he is not eating, drinking or being his usual self. I can see him heavily breathing and don't know how to help him. He's acting very lethargic as in lying around more than usual and not...
  3. meggles1410

    Very Poorly Pig With Major Weight Loss! Need Info

    hi there! My Maisie has been refusing to eat and drink since last night and haslost far too much weight (she has a chubby belly but can feel ribs etc) and is over all very lethargic! She has made it through the night but vet is stumped and has told me to syringe mushed up pellets and water and...
  4. J

    Possible Tumor/ Can't Walk

    Hello, I wanted to ask if anyone can tell me what might be wrong with my pig. Her name is Cookie and she's approximately 6 years old, we got her about a year ago and she has had chronic you.R.I that we have always treated. A few weeks ago we noticed her stomach was very hard, so naturally I did...
  5. Turtz

    Not Eating Or Drinking After Car Journey

    Today my guinea pig was in a car for between an hour and a half to two hours. He was extremely restless the entire time, trying to find positions to sleep in and then instantly changing his mind. I thought perhaps heat was causing it and that once he got home he'd be calmer. However when he got...
  6. JoannaMarie

    Ted Had Bladder Surgery On Friday - Still Not Eating Or Moving Much

    I really hope you can advise me. My baby boy Ted had a bladder operation on Friday - they thought it was bladder stones but it was actually a blood clot. He ate a little of his straw yesterday but I was syringe feeding him all day. Today there is no improvement. He didn't move all night. There...
  7. SixPigs

    Poorly Pig, 2 X Kidney Stones, Not Drinking Or Eating , Any Advice Please?

    Am new on here. Please help me. We have 5 guinea pigs and one of the eldest [4 1/2 yo] had stopped eating his veg and looked hunched and squinty eyes so we took to vet on Sat. He checked mouth [ok] and did bloods [all ok] and examined [all ok], but xray showed 2 kidney stones. I did see xray but...
  8. S

    Help Please

    I've have had 4 GPiggies In the past 15 years. My 4th one who Ive had is 2 years old. Her name is Penny. Recently (the last week) she has been "tiny pooping" ( smaller and less poops) Ive changed her water everyday and cleaned the bottle and spicket. I know she attempts to drink.. (that is a...
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