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Betsy

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Simple things like just changing around your cage can make a big difference. Hay stuffed loo rolls, paper bags stuffed with hay and veg. OId egg boxes filled with yummy treats like veg with veg poking out of holes in the top. A HUGE pile of hay of two. If you want to spend a bit of money on them a Medium or large Carrot Cottage goes down well as does a large Hay Cube (make sure not to get the small ones as piggies can get stuck in them). I could go on but I'll let other members suggest stuff.
 

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Simple things like just changing around your cage can make a big difference. Hay stuffed loo rolls, paper bags stuffed with hay and veg. OId egg boxes filled with yummy treats like veg with veg poking out of holes in the top. A HUGE pile of hay of two. If you want to spend a bit of money on them a Medium or large Carrot Cottage goes down well as does a large Hay Cube (make sure not to get the small ones as piggies can get stuck in them). I could go on but I'll let other members suggest stuff.
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Cardboard boxes, tunnels, carrot cottage, like above. I don't buy them 'toys' as such... I change their floor time run a little but not their cage (but thats due to having a newish girl thats still settling in)..
 

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Simple things like just changing around your cage can make a big difference. Hay stuffed loo rolls, paper bags stuffed with hay and veg. OId egg boxes filled with yummy treats like veg with veg poking out of holes in the top. A HUGE pile of hay of two. If you want to spend a bit of money on them a Medium or large Carrot Cottage goes down well as does a large Hay Cube (make sure not to get the small ones as piggies can get stuck in them). I could go on but I'll let other members suggest stuff.
Exactly all the things my piggies love too @Betsy :) mine have recently become quite fond of Rosewood meadow hay cookies too (probably because they make a huge mess on the fleece) which brightens up the days before cage cleans when nothing else is happening, and they love an Amazon delivery box with doorways cut in the sides stuffed with hay. And a cardboard wine box filled with hay... cardboard and hay in any combination is always a hit with piggies!
 

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Mine like a sheet of newspaper draped over a log arch or something. They love running under it and jumping on it and just sleeping under it. I think they like the crunchy noise it makes. They also love a big cardboard box with holes to get in and out that is filled with lightly scrunched up tissue or newspaper.
 

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I did the cardboard idea and one of my piggies started eating it! Not nibbling, but actually eating it! I am thinking I either try to stop her from eating it, or use new material, like wood.

Also I heard that guinea pigs enjoy beds, but what if they pee or poo in them? Should I buy a bed?
 

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Piggies are fine eating cardboard. Mine enjoy eating a carrot cottage which is basically a cardboard box covered in dried grass with a dried carrot covered roof.
 
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