Bar chewing

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Miffpig12

Post   » Wed Feb 28, 2018 3:09 am


My newly adopted guinea pig is the guinea pig version of Satan. She won't stop chewing on the bars of her cage. I've purchased Plexiglas but now she sits on top of her hides and tries to chew on the lid to her cage. I don't know what to do. She's driving me insane, my family says to return her to the shelter but I can't do that. I'm writing this post at 3 AM, i have no clue what to do and I need some help

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Kimera

Post   » Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:24 am


Chewing the bars is a guinea pig version of a call for attention. Provide her with something to do, give her a companion, talk to her, pet her - don't leave her alone.

bpatters
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Post   » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:19 am


She needs a buddy, but make sure the cage is large enough for that.

mad002

Post   » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:28 pm


How big is your piggie's cage? They need lots of room to run!

WICharlie

Post   » Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:05 am


First, she needs space. Check out guineapigcages.com
Next, she most likely needs a companion. Guinea pigs are social animals and are happiest with a friend. Search for a local guinea pig rescue near you to adopt instead of buy.

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