How to make a DIY cage for guinea pigs

A “C&C cage” is one of the best (and cheapest) cage options for guinea pigs. C&C stands for “Cubes and Coroplast.” It is assembled using 14-inch wire storage cube grids and connectors (or zip ties) with a waterproof lining (coroplast) at the bottom. You can buy these in a premade set (assembly still required) fromContinue reading “How to make a DIY cage for guinea pigs”

The detrimental consequences of too small a cage

Disclaimer: This article may be too graphic for young children. Please proceed with caution.  Guinea pigs need larger cages than what chain pet stores sell. This is because their ancestors lived in large open plains and darted around to find food and shelter. They don’t burrow or sit in one place. Having too small ofContinue reading “The detrimental consequences of too small a cage”