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  1. V

    Urgent! My Piggies Is Scarred From Syringe Feeding :(

    my piggie, matcha, has an abscess on her bum. She was prescribed 2 different antibiotics, both of which need to be syringe fed. One is once a day, for 7 days. The other is twice a day, for 14 days. As you can see, it’s a lot of syringe feeding! This has me particularly worried because she seems...
  2. M

    Aggressive Female + Shy Female

    I have had a female guinea pig named Macy for nearly two years, I got her by herself because my parents only let me get one at the time. Recently I got a baby guinea pig (female as well) and she is only two months. I was expecting it to be a bit difficult with Macy as she's been alone for so...
  3. Speedy Piggie

    Loose Tooth!? !urgent!

    Hello! I'm quite a new guinea pig owner so i don't really know what to do!? Basically, my guinea pig has a loose tooth. Whilst the other tooth looks shorter.. 1st of all, I am scared that my guinea pig's tooth is broken, cause this Youtuber has had a guinea pig with a broken tooth and that obv...
  4. MadPiggies :D

    Help! - New Sound After Separation

    I'm really scared! We recently separated Optimus and Witwicky and it's night and he's making a really worrying noise. It sounds like he's about to chirp but he can't and now he's stopped... they have had some recent health problems so I hope he's not in pain! Any ideas ;(
  5. Braelyn

    Lost A Pig Inside My House.?

    Just barley a week ago I got 2 male piggies from separate adoptions and they've been somewhat getting along but mainly they are still terrified of me. I know it will take time but I'm in a mess right now. Their enclosure is in a spare room with a lot of stuff stacked around their space but it's...
  6. E

    Please Help Me Help Her!

    Hi, my name is Emily. A few months ago, I fell in love with a guinea pig at a pet store. I didn't get her then, but about a month later I went back to get bedding or something and she was still there. Long story short, I got her and love her so very very much. I have never had guinea pigs...
  7. Molly Isabella

    Nightmares About Piggies :(

    SORRY EVERYONE JUST MISPELT PIGGIES IN THE THREAD TITLE AND CAN’T CHANGE IT. (can tell I’m tired today Lol) I’ve just woken up from the worst set of nightmares in a while. I always seem to have similar ones every few weeks. They’re all normally based around the same thing. (Seeing piggies...
  8. Catdawg

    Haven't A Clue What This

    Just noticed this on canelos back end this evening :/ I haven't had them long so I can't say I've noticed any changed behaviour but he is quite shy and likes to hide and curl up in corners a lot but I haven't noticed any change I want to try and avoid further investigation as I don't want to...
  9. T

    Snow Bites

    I have had a guniea pig before and When I got a new one in the beginning she wouldn't bite me and she will let me grab her now it's been about a month and shes been biting me really hard as i am leaving her at her cage that I'm scared to grab her. I know it's not because she wants to pee...
  10. TheLottiediarys

    Anya Climbs Onto Aurora's Back When She's Scared? Causing Wounds?

    Hi guys, We adopted two new girls a few weeks ago and they were very scared of humans, I don't think they got much contact in their old home. I noticed the day we picked them up that when they're scared Anya, the more confident of the two will climb onto her sisters back? This didn't bother...
  11. guineabee

    Gaining Our New Pups' Trust - Did We Mess It Up?!

    My husband and I are guinea pig parents for the first time! We bought 2 4-month old girls 3 days ago. We got them from Petsmart and they are not used to human contact really at all (from what the employee told us). The night we bought them we put them in their cage and left them alone all night...
  12. B

    Help! My Guinea Pig Is Acting Strange?!

    Hi all! First of all I'm new to the Forum. My name is Shaz, I'm from the UKabd have two youngsters called Bambi and Thumper, no older than 6 months old. Got them both together so they were living together before rehoming. Recently one of my piggies had been acting REALLY strange. Really scary...
  13. Megannah

    My Piggies Eyes Receding

    Hi, I've literally just noticed my1 year old male pig franklins eye is very bad, he has a long fringe that dangles in front of one eye so I couldn't see it but when I picked him up to stroke him i noticed his eye was half closed and he couldn't open it I gently had a look at it and it looks like...
  14. K

    Scared Cavy?

    So I got this little piggy a couple weeks ago and shes still TERRIFIED. I am well aware it takes time for a new cavy to become relaxed and settle in there new home, and even longer to tame them. when i got her i left her alone for about 4 days, only talking to her softly, and only for a brief...
  15. Moomin91

    Unhappy Piggy? Worried Newbie Owner Advice Needed

    Hi all proud newbie owner here that has been researching and reading countless forums on here already to prepare myself for the new arrivals but I really need some more advice and couldn't find any similar thread, I'm rather worried about one of our new Guinea pigs we brought 3 females home...
  16. Turtz

    Frantic Behaviour

    My male guinea pig, who is just over a year, is behaving extremely frantically. I heard some noise from his cage which woke me up, and when I went to pick him to see if he was ok, he ran as fast as he could into the bars on his cage and fell backwards. He also frantically ran around his entire...
  17. Beans&Toast

    Really Worried About Beans And Toast, Not Sure What's Happened?

    I'm not sure what's just happened... I was sitting talking to the pigs, they were both in their own hay boxes, absolutely fine. I looked away for a second then heard Beans running into another hidey house. It was so fast that it made me look to see what happened. Beans looked absolutely...
  18. Cherim

    2 Brothers, Depression?

    Hi all, I rescued two piggies, Charlie and Alfie, 3 year old brothers a few days ago. Whenever we visited them at the sanctuary Alfie (the smaller of the two) came out, was more inquisitive, braver, and came up to us. When we got home they explored their cage (1mx1m) and seemed okay. I remove...
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