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My guinea pig is being lethargic

Fuzzybois1234

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So I have a blind 4 year old guinea pig named Alex. He is currently being very lethargic he is sitting in the corner of his cage and not doing anything but standing. He took the treat I gave him but he wouldn’t come up to the front of the cage like he always does. I took him out and looked him over he’s not in any pain but he won’t leave that corner it’s very unlike him
 

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If you are concerned then you need to have him checked by a vet. Lethargy could be the first symptom of something amiss before any other symptoms come to light. Guinea pigs hide their pain so you do need to be careful. Switch from routine weekly weighing to daily weighing (at the same time each day) as that will tell you whether he is eating enough. If he has lost weigh, then step in and syringe feed him.

ive added the syringe feeding guides in below in case you need them.

Not Eating, Weight Loss And The Importance Of Syringe Feeding Fibre
Complete Syringe Feeding Guide
 

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Thank you so much he is going to the vet tomorrow because the cause of his lethargic behavior. I have figured out the cause is he has hurt his leg and there is a lump.
 
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