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funny noise..

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wannabepiggymum

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Hello all

My piggies live in the front porch of my house, which is joined onto my living room. At nights I sometimes here this strange noise..something crossed between a hiccup & the noise made when you push in a squeeky toy. I don't know which piggy it is thats doing it, or even what it is/what behaviour is making them do it - because when i get up to go through they run and hide.

Has anyone heard anything like this before?
 

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yeh it could be a cough or a sneeze i suppose, it is just so high pitched! I've heard it a few times. If it is a cough, is there something I should be doing or giving?
 

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Dust from hay, shavings etc can irritate them and cause them to cough. Is he sneezing at all? eye discharge? wheezing?
 

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He sneezed once when I was holding him to clip his nails, but I'd just bathed him so thought it could be to do with that. No wheezing or eye discharge at all from either of them. I don't use sawdust so maybe it is the hay. But they both love rolling about in the hay!
 
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