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  1. M

    Shy Piggie

    Hi, I’m pretty new to owning a piggie. I got my piggie (Ethan) 2 months ago and he is still shy. I have him alone since I don’t think my cage is big enough for two (100cm x70cm). My main problem is that he keeps hiding under his fleece bedding, even though he has a tunnel, “sleeping sac” and...
  2. J

    New Guinea Pig Trouble!

    Hi! I'm new to this forum so I am not sure if I'm posting in the right spot. I adopted two young guinea pigs two days ago. They had been living together before I adopted them for about a week or so. They are both still very small. I feel at a loss. They are very shy and nervous. I do not...
  3. Raefire

    Very Shy Guinea Pig

    I've had my 2 Guinea Pigs, Mocha and Coco for a while now and Mocha is just fine with me being around. She lets me pick her up and pet her and things like that. However, Coco is still extremely shy. I do understand that when you first get your Guinea Pigs, they'll be shy and it may take some...
  4. Lexipiggie

    The Girls Snuggling

  5. NoiNoi

    Some Advice For Handling / Bonding? Also An Odd Noise!

    Hello all! Some of you may know, recently we had a loss in my household as little Ozzy passed away. :( It's been a short while now, and yesterday we went to rehome some rescue piggies from a close-by shelter. We held many of the little sweethearts, but eventually, we decided on a pair to take...
  6. L

    Bullying Guineapigs

    hi so i have 2 guinea pigs, one long hair and one short. I got them in August 2016 and they were born in May 2016. I bought them together so they knew each other but one of them developed an abces and we took her to the vet who drained it and then it re grew and popped on its own accord, she...
  7. Guineapigfeet

    Becoming Bolder

    Chewie, BB and even little Rey are getting bolder everyday. I only wish I could take in-focus pictures!
  8. Lottie_Guinea

    Very Shy, Won't Get Used To Me!

    I just got a two new guinea's recently and one of them, Alice, is amazing, likes to explore, like bathing,likes to eat anything and likes to meet new people/animals (My dog loves guinea pigs just as much as me and has always snugged with them and is very gentle and cute with them). But the...