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Fitch bedding out of stock?

EJMA82

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Just getting to the last of my 20kg bale of Fitch, tried to order more on amazon and it’s out of stock? Even checked their own website and it’s out of stock too. Is it a seasonal product?
 

Guinea Slave

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I just saw this as I use it too! I have emailed them to find out when they are getting some in as I have never known it to be seasonal and been using it for a couple of years now. I love Fitch so I will be really disappointed if there is a big issue with it!
 

anyar.dris

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Oh no. I need to buy next week coz I want a stock before we go for our 2-week holiday next month. Is shredded teabag paper the same as fitch?
 

Eriathwen

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They were out of stock of the usual Kaytee clean and cosy that I use too, seems someones gone on a paper bedding shopping spree XD I had a look on Fitch's actual site as I wanted to try it this time and all they had were 10kg bales.
 

anyar.dris

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They were out of stock of the usual Kaytee clean and cosy that I use too, seems someones gone on a paper bedding shopping spree XD I had a look on Fitch's actual site as I wanted to try it this time and all they had were 10kg bales.
I just bought the Kaytee Clean & Cozy from Amazon. It'll be a back up for me just in case fitch bedding 20kg would still be out of stock by next month.
 

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Not used fitch but I do use Aubiose when I go on holiday to put in the hutch so my piggy sitters don't have to clean it out if they don't want to (they don't want to!) Aubiose is hemp based and not paper based, just an idea could you use that instead?
 

Cherrychops100

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Not used fitch but I do use Aubiose when I go on holiday to put in the hutch so my piggy sitters don't have to clean it out if they don't want to (they don't want to!) Aubiose is hemp based and not paper based, just an idea could you use that instead?
 

YvonneBlue

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I have just spoken to Fitch (they are local for me) and they are struggling to get a supply of paper and this will get worse in July as their supplier is closed for the whole month. They have also had a huge increase in demand from guinea pig owners and have become a victim of their own success. They have the odd 20kg bags in their shop, so if you are local you can give them a call and if they have one in stock you can pay over the phone and then collect from the store (they can't deliver these).

Not sure how i will manage in July as i use about 1 x 20kg bag a month at the moment.
 

EJMA82

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I’m in Leicester unfortunately so will probably go back to the Vetbed and puppy pad combo until they get more in
 

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I have just spoken to Fitch (they are local for me) and they are struggling to get a supply of paper and this will get worse in July as their supplier is closed for the whole month. They have also had a huge increase in demand from guinea pig owners and have become a victim of their own success. They have the odd 20kg bags in their shop, so if you are local you can give them a call and if they have one in stock you can pay over the phone and then collect from the store (they can't deliver these).

Not sure how i will manage in July as i use about 1 x 20kg bag a month at the moment.

Thanks Yvonne, same as you I use 1 a month sometimes more. I’ll probably go back to Megazorb for a while and wait, the 10kg are just too inefficient when you have a big cage. Pleased it’s not winter, Fitch always seems so cosy!
 

EJMA82

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I just hope they get back on top of the demand as 10kg for £20 is really expensive. But I’ll still pay it as it’s good stuff!
 
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