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My daughters guinea pig is laying on her side or movibg very

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My daughters guinea pig is laying on her side or movibg very slowly around her cage. We just cleaned the cage and she has fresh water and food she hasnt touched yet is that normal?
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. Could be a lot of things that cause lethargy. The Veterinarian will know how to help the guinea pig. What is the guinea pig's name and age?
Customer: Her name is ***** ***** we arent sure how old she is. We've had her almost a year now
JA: How old is Mariah?
Customer: We did not ask her age when we bought her from the pet store
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Mariah?
Customer: No this is the first time we've seen her like this
Submitted: 12 days ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 days ago.

Hello, JACustomer. I have been a Veterinary Nurse for over 15 years and would be happy to help you today. I'm reviewing your question right now.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 days ago.

Can you send video of Mariah?

Did she receive any head trauma during this cleaning?

Any brand new items in the cage? new type of bedding, perhaps?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
i can send a video and no she did not recieve any trauma and there is nothing new in her cage
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 days ago.

I'll keep an eye out.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I clicked add flies but i do not know if the videos are sending
Customer: replied 12 days ago.
It is only letting me send pictures
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 days ago.

There is an attachment function on the page that should allow you to post pictures and video. You can also use websites like and to upload pictures and video respectively. Once this is done, a set of links will appear. You can then post the link back and I can access them.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 days ago.

JACustomer, I am needing to sign off so I am going to opt out so that another expert may help you.

Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 12 days ago.

I have returned, JACustomer. Have you had any luck with a video?