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I saw two drops of blood under my guinea pigs' cave, then I saw a small spatter of blood on the side of Neville's face, near his eye. I checked all of their eyes, tummies, feet and teeth, but all was well. What do I do? It'll cost £75 to take them all to the vet to get checked out. Help?!
 

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I saw two drops of blood under my guinea pigs' cave, then I saw a small spatter of blood on the side of Neville's face, near his eye. I checked all of their eyes, tummies, feet and teeth, but all was well. What do I do? It'll cost £75 to take them all to the vet to get checked out. Help?!
Hi!

Keep an eye out over the next few days in case one of the piggies is developing a cystitis or UTI. They are characterised by very red phrophyrine coloured pees that are not consistent, so you can get these porphyrine pees that test negative for blood and then clear pees that can test high in blood content. Piggies do target spray their pees when they want to tell a piggy to very literally p*** off.

The recent cold weather spell in the UK can unfortunately contribute to a spate of urinary tract infections.
 
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