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rshevin

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:01 pm


It looks like no one made a new thread when the old one closed?

Anyway, old thread: http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=49211

Lookie who got new fleece. Theme #1 is this tye-died/under water look. I had planned to buy it anyway and then found an entire yard of the stuff in the remnant bin for nearly half off! Yay!
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I'm thinking about cutting up that green fleece into 'seaweed' and hanging it up for them to run through but for now it's being used as a bed.

Whole cage:
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Look how much the boys care:
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The other fleece I bought was a rugby stripe pattern which I love with the gray bed fleece I already had:
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codyNpatches
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Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:12 pm


Finally-pictures of rshevin's pigs. :) Is that your avatar pig? I love the fleece. What are you putting hay in? I'm always looking for hay bin ideas!

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Maisiesmom
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Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 12:17 pm


I love your fleece! That rippley blue looks like a swimming pool. And how did you get them to do a Weaver-pig? My trio would have shown at least 8 poops within 10 seconds!

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rshevin

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:11 pm


Yes the not-so-little TSW is my avatar pig, Piggy.

The hay is in a wire thing that's supposed to go around a box of kleenex. I got it from Bed, Bath, and Beyond inspired by the person who used the tash can from the same set. I wanted something shorter. It unfortunately doesn't work all that well. I think it's too small to get a head stuck and they eat well but it isn't really any more tidy.

Maisies, that was a FAST shot and you can see there is already a poo. :-) My boys are GOOD poo-ers.

Finaldecember

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:20 pm


Do you use anything to keep the fleece down on the bottom of the cage? I keep wondering if I'm the only one who ever has the problem of a pig tunneling under the fleece because everyone's cages look so neat and tidy in pictures! Even as I type, Opie is tunneling under his new pink frog fleece. :|

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New Guinea Mom
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Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:28 pm


Rshevin, they are adorable and your cage is so cute.

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rshevin

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 1:29 pm


My Smudgie especially went through a tunneling phase but it seems to have stopped. I do have the huts on 2 corners and a brink on the 3rd (in this layout at least, I move things around). I'm not sure what brought it on or what stopped it.

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GuineaPigLover89

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:16 pm


Heres my cage that i just got done with yesterday... took all day to get the cuts on the grids made... UGH!

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theamazingbox

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 2:22 pm


Yeah, I love the single turd.

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Froggieflies

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 3:40 pm


My girls new cage:

Before the girls and their toys:

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After I put them and all their stuff in:

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geminiwave

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 8:15 pm


my renovated cage!

I had a 2x3 cube cage before (not sure what that is in feet) Now it is 2x4 and the pigs LOVE it! I tried making a loft but the ramp took up so much space and it created a huge cleaning hassle.

Anyway here is the new one. They have been popcorning and running all over it today.

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edit: The trashbags are because I'm having a spot of trouble getting coro right now :-(

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codyNpatches
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Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 9:58 pm


Froggie-Where did you get the purple grids? I like!

Gemini- I have access to coro-just haven't gotten it, I use a scrap of vinyl flooring I bought for $7. Before that I used a sheet of plastic.

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Froggieflies

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:08 pm


Cody, I ordered them from the Walmart website. I beleive they had pink too.

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codyNpatches
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Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:10 pm


Awesome. I don't think my boys would appreciate pink or purple though. I am very happy with my chrome ones, but I need more! I want to build a base so they are off the ground.

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Froggieflies

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:15 pm


I think they had blue as well. But you could always get the pink or purple and tell your boys its to prove to the ladies they are sensitive .

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rshevin

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 10:31 pm


Gemini, we'd all rather see good space than pretty space! You may have an easier time cleaning if you switch those trash bags to something like a shower curtain liner or tarp though.

geminiwave

Post   » Sun Jun 28, 2009 11:46 pm


yeah. It was just what I had access to at the time. I was so excited to give them a bigger space. I had them in a pet store cage. A VERY large one (For a pet store) but still. :( I know I know...shame

hehehe but anyway it doesn't look terrible does it? I'm hoping it is not too unsightly. Save for the towel but pshhhhhh they'll eat holes through another one if I give them a fresh one.

My girlfriend and my mom are talking aobut cuddle cups and a prettier tent for the lovely couple. For now I'm just trying to get them as nice a space as I can provide.

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rshevin

Post   » Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:28 am


You know what I just noticed. That U shaped wire around the water bottle goes up considerably higher, near the top. It'll stay much better that way!

and yes, your cage looks fine but where's their hay?

geminiwave

Post   » Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:24 pm


Oh there is a hay hopper on the right side of the cage. I guess the picture doesn't show it very well. It isn't the best hopper, but it is fairly effective. The pigs seem to like it.

Are you talking about the big water bottle on the right side?

It won't work higher up. We've tried that a number of times. It worked great in the pet store cage but in the C&C cage its just weird. I don't understand it.

That bottle also leaks if you look at it funny so I'm probably replacing it soon.

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rshevin

Post   » Mon Jun 29, 2009 12:41 pm


In that case, I'd highly recommend picking up a package of small bungee cords from the automotive section of some place like Target or Walmart. I use them for almost all my water bottles. I'm surprised it doesn't work as I have a similar bottle, but it will leak less if it doesn't rattle around all the time.

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