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  1. Suki&Indie

    Pain killer wearing off too fast

    Hi all! One of my poor ladies has been battling cystitis on and off for months now. She’s recently gone downhill again but this time her painkiller seems to be wearing off quite fast. She was prescribed 0.4ml of cat metacam 2x a day. After she gets it she’s so happy - running around and eating...
  2. P


    Hi I'm not sure this will get answered before my vet appointment but worth a try. I have an appointment with a non guinea pig savvy vet this morning as mine is away. Nancy is in far too much pain just on metacam. She has bladder problems. What painkillers should I be asking for please? Gabepentin?
  3. Jesse's pigs

    Where to go next?

    Okay, 😂 here I am again. So after the episode of bloat and getting Steve back to his sassy self- he is now eating like a trooper once more so weight gradually going up🥳- I found a lump near his nipple. The vet said it felt only fatty and at this stage not to be too concerned. Just...
  4. V

    At this point, are painkillers still worth it?

    My guinea pig has unfortunately developed some sort of tumour on her bum that is steadily increasing in size :( The vet estimates that she has approximately one more month to live. She then proceeded to tell me that the tumour does not really seem to be bothering her at all - in other words, it...
  5. MadPiggies :D

    Front Teeth Missing ;(

    I was taking My piggie Optimus to the vet and gave the two boys some carrot before we left but I found Witwicky couldn't eat it and it would just fall from his mouth.Later after the vet looked at Optimus's foot she examined Witwicky teeth and found they had completely gone and there was a...
  6. Mrs Guinea Pig

    Female Cyclic Problem - Piggy Poops Getting Stuck And Jaw Trouble

    Hi there. Frankie is a sow who is about 2. We've spent over £1000 on different vets for her, including exotic specialists and they don't have a clue. She was a rescue pig and when we got nearly two years ago she was very small and had little hard poops. we were told she was the runt of a litter...
  7. Elgifu321

    Possible Kidney Disease?

    So at the beginning of September I lost my beautiful boy Oswyn and his cagemate Rupert was lonely so I got two new baby boars and Rupert popcorned and played zoomies and was so happy to have new piggy friends it was lovely to watch... But when Oswyn died, I'd noticed Rupert was a touch...