can guinea pigs eat kale
Can guinea pigs eat kale? In moderation, kale for guinea pigs can be a healthy snack. It offers vital nutrients like fiber, vitamin A, vitamin K, and vitamin C. It’s also very low in fat and sugar. A handful of kale...
guinea pig breeds
The American Cavy Breeders Association (ACBA) recognizes 13 different guinea pig breeds. Among the 13 different breeds of guinea pigs, there are also several basic recognized coat colors as well as innumerable color combinations and patterns. Continue reading our complete guinea...
Guinea pigs make and understand a complex range of sounds. Typical guinea pig noises range from happy chirps and purrs to angry chattering and even hissing. And each of these sounds has a specific meaning to other piggies.
When do guinea pigs sleep? Guinea pigs have slightly unusual sleep patterns. They will simply nap whenever they get the chance to - whether this is during the day or the night. The majority of their naps will take place in the evening, partly...
scared guinea pig
Why is my guinea pig scared of me and how do I help her to relax? Guinea pigs in the wild are prey animals, and spend a fair amount of their time avoiding being eaten. So it’s hardly surprising that they are a little skittish, even in our safe domestic...
minipli guinea pig
The MiniPli guinea pig is a new cavy breed being developed primarily in the United Kingdom. Minipli guinea pigs have semi long length coats with tight curls that stand out from the body. Since their numbers are currently low, it’s impossible...
my new guinea pig is scared
It is totally normal for a new guinea pig to be scared. After all, we can’t explain to them that this new place and those new faces are all safe and friendly. But what we can do is make sure that they settle in as quickly as possible. Why is my new...
Why do guinea pigs chatter their teeth, and how do I stop them from doing it! If you’ve just heard your guinea pig chatter its teeth for the first time, you were probably a little surprised. This low, protracted clicking sound is fierce. And that’s exactly what it is designed to...
argente guinea pig
The Argente guinea pig has a ticked pattern over most of its body, excluding the belly. Its belly is a solid color that matches the ticking pigment on the tips of its other hairs. Argente cavies usually have a pink tint...
guinea pigs chewing cage bars
Working out how to stop guinea pigs chewing on cage bars can be a big deal for their owners. Especially when they share their home. Not only is the noise of teeth on metal annoying, it can be disruptive to your sleep too if their cage is near to your...

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