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Guinea pig is not moving and is squinting eyes

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Guinea pig is alive yet not moving and has got squinted eyes he had diarrhoea 5 times Friday and has a slight swelling on his right left foot
Please see a vet as an out-of-hours emergency ASAP. Step in with syringe feeding now.

You can find all the necessary information and practical tips in the green links in @Piggies&buns post.
 

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He's been taken to the vets and the vet said it was some contaminated grass ass we had a big storm recently so he's on anti biotic and needs to keep warm
 

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He's been taken to the vets and the vet said it was some contaminated grass ass we had a big storm recently so he's on anti biotic and needs to keep warm
Please step in with syringe feeding support asap. No medication will help if he dies from lack of food and water because he is too poorly to eat for himself! Your care at home is as important as any medical help.
Not Eating, Weight Loss And The Importance Of Syringe Feeding Fibre
Complete Syringe Feeding Guide

Please do not overheat any microwaveable pads; it is better to warm them to half the maximum time and re-heat more often. Always allow your piggy to remove themselves from a source of heat if they feel too hot. Bring him (and any companion) indoors so you can keep a close eye on him and monitor his weight with a daily weigh-in on the kitchen scales so you know how much feed he needs.
You can find all these tips and more in our emergency and crisis care guide: Emergency, Crisis and Bridging Care until a Vet Appointment

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All the best for getting him through it!
 

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Sorry your piggy is sick.
Hoping for a speedy recovery and holding you in my thoughts.
 

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So sorry for your loss.
When you feel ready you can post a tribute to him on the Rainbow Bridge thread if you would like to.
Be gentle with yourself as you grieve
 
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