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Guinea Pig not active

Kichi

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My piggy Kichi is a year and a half old and up until maybe two weeks ago was very active in exploring and popcorning, now he’s kinda lethargic. He’s still eating and pooping and I had him run around but he mostly wants to lay down, there hasn’t been a big change in his diet or cage, and research into his condition is all over the place. A vet is not an option for me, there is no care for small animals where I live.
 

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They do all have their quiet periods, and perhaps popcorn and do zoomies less as they vet older, but they should always be active.
Does he have another piggy to live with? They are social creatures and will be much more active when there is another piggy with them.
Do you have any enrichment in the cage and when he is out for floor time? Enrichment Ideas for Guinea Pigs

However, you will need to rule out a medical issue, so you are going to need to take your piggy to a vet to be checked. The link below details vets in Florida - perhaps there may be some on there you hadn’t already considered?

Veterinarians: Florida - Guinea Lynx Records

In the meantime, switch from lifelong routine weekly weighing to weighing daily at the same time of day to ensure he is in fact eating enough hay. As hay makes up the bulk of their diet and you can’t judge intake by eye, monitoring their weight is the only way to ensure there hasn’t been a drop in hay intake.
 
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