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Guinea Pig Eating Baseboards

C.Courtney0310

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Hi everyone I just caught my guinea pig eating the baseboards while having floor time. I haven't been able to get them a pen yet(hopefully next week) and usually just watch them in my room since its small. The house was just repainted and everything before I moved in(about 6 months ago) so I don't think there would be any lead in the paint. I'm just worried. Will she be ok?
 

C.Courtney0310

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I am sure she will be fine.
Just keep a close eye on her for a day or two, but guinea pigs are notorius for nibbling on things they shouldn't.
I use C&C grids to block off 'no go' areas for my piggies.
Thank you so much I was so worried! Ive only had them for a couple weeks and I'm just extremely anxious that I'm going to kill them by accident😭
 

Freela

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One of my guinea pigs had a real obsession with eating the baseboards! She was fine... my baseboards are still rather chewed-looking though!
 

Sweet Potato

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my Gundham can't get enough of them either. the last house we rented I was so sure we were going to lose our deposit over it but luckily nobody checked them.
 
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