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Guinea pig repeatedly coughing?

gerbilord

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Hi, today when I was cuddling Sam in our hammock (as you do), he started coughing. I can only describe it as a cat having a hair ball, or a human vomiting.
he did this repeatedly for about thirty seconds, and then recovered and was peaceful again. Is this something to worry about? He was eating grass when he coughed so maybe some got stuck in his throat?
 

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Hi, today when I was cuddling Sam in our hammock (as you do), he started coughing. I can only describe it as a cat having a hair ball, or a human vomiting.
he did this repeatedly for about thirty seconds, and then recovered and was peaceful again. Is this something to worry about? He was eating grass when he coughed so maybe some got stuck in his throat?
Hi!

Unless you see repeats, it was most likely your piggy bringing something up that had gone down the wrong way.
If there are further issues, then I would recommend to see a vet but it is hopefully a one off.
 
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