Biting on the Bars

walnutandpeanut

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So I have had my guinea pig for a good 3 years now and from the start he has been biting on the bars of his cage to demand for food. He only does it when us humans are around and he is hungry. I’m not sure where he learned this as he was in like a glass cage why we bought him. Should I think much of this?
 

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A couple of mine, in separate cages, chew the bars but only when I’m prepping their veg on an evening, and one if she thinks she’s missing out on something the others are having! It drives me crazy so I think I’ll have a read through @Wiebke’s post too!
 

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My neautered male has always done this since i got him as a baby, he has 3 female companions and still chews the bars when I'm in the room! He does it for my attention, even comes out onto the floor and chews his pen cage when I'm sat there just to get some chin rubs
 

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Please do not let your guinea chew on the bars—it can cause serious tooth/head damage. Are you able to block off the area he’s chewing in some way? How big is their cage?
 
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