My six month old guinea pig chews and eats her edible nest. However, a warning on the product warns not to let your pet ingest the material. Will this behaviour harm my guinea pig? Should we remove the nest? If we give Lilac a maple stick to chew will she no longer chew on the nest?
I am happy with this service but, before I rate it, I have a follow-up question. What kind of hut is safe to put in the cage and what is it made of? The nest I was referring to is a round hut made out of bamboo but with no dyes on it. Which hut would you recommend?
Hi, Dr. Gary. Thank you for following-up so promptly. I'm sorry it took me so long to respond to you.
Lilac is happy and healthy. She is showing no signs of illness. We removed the bamboo nest and replaced it with a hide house that is made of Timothy hay. She likes this nest and it will be safe for her to chew on since we feed her Oxbow Timothy hay and vegetable treats.
We have peace of mind now that we know Lilac will not suffer an obstruction of the gut. We appreciate your timely advice and you may have just saved Lilac's life. We lost our beloved, twenty-year old cat to old age this past February and it would have broken our hearts to lose another pet.
Stephen xxxxxx and Family,
P.S. Where are you located in the United States? I am interested in geography.
It seems when I requested info in June I must have inadvertently requested a membership. This was not my intention. The matter I referred to you was promptly dealt with and we followed your advice and provided Lilac with an edible hide house and also made no further effort to provide her with a maple branch. Can you cancel my membership No. XXX-XXX-XXXX CA? If more advice is required re the health of Lilac I will contact you again at that time. Will you please let me know when the above account is cancelled.