Do guinea pigs need toys in their cage?
In addition to lots of alfalfa hay, plenty of vitamin C, and a sparkling clean cage, your cavy needs guinea pig toys to keep her happy, healthy, and well exercised. A guinea pig ball, tunnel, chews, and other entertainment can all keep your guinea pig happy.
What toys can I make for my guinea pigs?
Be cautious when producing guinea pig toys you can make from…
- Newsprint or magazine pages. Make sure the ink is soy-based and safe.
- Wood sticks or blocks.
- Bedding and foraging material.
- Toilet paper or paper towel rolls.
- Fleece or soft/stuffed toys.
- Small items.
- Plastic bags.
- Food or treats.
How can I make my guinea pig cage more fun?
Here’s what you need to do:
- Create paper bags that your guinea pig can hide in.
- Crumple up a paper into a ball and let the guinea play when it gets out of the cage.
- Use an old sock stuffed with clean animal bedding material.
- Tennis and ping pong balls are easy ways to keep your guinea up and running around the cage.
Where do guinea pigs play with their toys?
Some are intended to hang from a cage wall or top and some you can just leave around anywhere in the cage. Some piggies love playing with toys, others will ignore them. You may not know until you try. If you’ve got chewers, try hanging some toys in their normal chew spots and see how they do! Availability: In Stock..
What should I put in my guinea pig cage?
You should also set up a hay rack for your guinea pig filled with tasty timothy hay. Guinea pig cages will need to be lined with lots of fresh guinea pig bedding for burrowing and nesting, and you’ll want to put a few guinea pig hideouts in there so your cavy can hide and sleep peacefully.
Is it safe to make toys for guinea pigs?
These toys are made in the USA using great quality materials. They are all safe for your guinea pigs. Of course, it’s very easy to make your own toys and we highly suggest you do! We have some personal favorites, like hay stuffed in a paperbag!
How to set up autoship for guinea pig supplies?
Set up Autoship for your guinea pig supplies when you order them by simply clicking the Autoship option at checkout. You can set the frequency of your shipments here, too, and go back and change the quantities and timing of your orders at any time. You can also easily cancel Autoship if your needs should change.
What kind of toys do guinea pigs like?
Guinea pigs also need lots of guinea pig toys to combat boredom, along with things to nibble like chew toys and chew sticks for healthy teeth. You may also want to invest in a portable guinea pig playpen to give your furry friend some time outside of the cage or safe access to fresh air outdoors.
Is the guinea pig cage store still open?
At the Guinea Pig Cages Store, we are continuing to make and ship orders for you with a reduced staff. However, we will be limiting orders up to a certain volume that we can manage day-to-day. When we’ve halted orders for the day, a notice will be posted above. When there is no notice, ordering is open.
What can you put in a guinea pig cage?
Pet Small Animal Tunnel,HOMEYA Guinea Pig Hideout Play Tube Toys Hideaway Bedding with Fleece Forest Curtain for Chinchillas,Hedgehogs,Rats,Sugar Glider-Removable Two Side Pad Cage Accessories-Rainbow . . . . .
How big does a guinea pig ball get?
Cultivate your guinea pig’s natural instinct to burrow with this toy. It can expand more than two feet long and comes with three wooden and twine balls for playing and nibbling. Cultivate your guinea pig’s natural instinct to burrow with this toy.
Can guinea pigs play with baby toys?
They don’t hate wheels, but they will never use them. They will stare at them, however, and may very occasionally use them as a butt-scratching device. Think “baby” when selecting a toy for a guinea pig—anything you give the piggy will eventually go in his or her mouth.