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All rodents have one upper jaw and one lower jaw set of two continuously growing front teeth that must be worn down by gnawing. The order's smallest members are the 2.4 inch/6 centimeter African pygmy mouse and Baluchistan pygmy jerboa. Questions typically refer to the order's laboratory contributions to scientific advances, important representatives, geographic ranges, and environmental roles in seed dispersion and soil food web life.
My piggy went through the same thing, he needs a salt lick, they sell them at every pet store. We have salt on our hands and body from sweating and guinea pigs thinks it tastes good, they love salt and your guinea pig will be very happy once he receives his salt lick! Guinea pigs don't need salt l…
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Mine does this too. Mine runs away from me so not hard but pick it up and support the butt and lightly push against the cage. It works for me.
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No. If they get food stuck in their throat they will hiccup to try to get it dislodged. If it is farther down in their system it has to pass through their body. No, they physically can't throw up.
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In short, find a good basic pellet. Under 1 year, you can feed them an alfalfa base. Over that, try to find one made with timothy. Feed hay every day. The standard is alfalfa for babies, and timothy for not babies-- if you've gotten your pig from a store, she should be on timothy already. Fresh frui…
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The best thing i can say in consideration to why he would go for the litter is for the most common reason for any dog going after something smelly.
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Groundhog Day Europeans do not have an equivalent of Groundhog Day. In Canada and the US, Ground Hog Day is a silly annual festival, held in late winter, to 'predict" how soon Spring will come to the area, Groundhog Day in the US (as seen in the Bill Murray film) is 2nd February. Early in the …
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it means that he is happy   My daughter's guinea pig vibrates when it hears a female's voice...when my husband talks to him, he doesn't vibrate, but when I talk or my daughter talks to him, he vibrates while we are speaking! We think it's because he's happy and feels comfortable around girls! …
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It sounds like chelitis. You can read more about it here: http://www.guinealynx.info/forums/viewtopic.php?t=11177&highlight=chelitis  AnswerIt also could be because they have been eating foods high in acid or sugar such as a lot of orange. This has caused scabs because the lips are quite s…
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There are many resources that can help you learn how to care for pet rabbits. You should consult many different ones and learn as much information as you can. Some places to look are:Online articlesOnline forums (discussion boards, listserves, etc.)Your local libraryA local rabbit-savvy vetLocal ani…
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OK to let it feel safe pick up around stoumach area and put towl under. it also myt help to establish some sort of routine so it knows whats about to happen, for eg. every day when you get home bring it a fresh cabbage leaf or grass or somethng (i use to bring it in a plastic bag and they associat…
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Answer If they're living indoors, only put them in they're run outside for an excercise in warm weather. If they're living outdoors, only put them in they're run outside for an excercise in reasonably warm weather. Don't put them outside if it's too hot (guinea pigs are more likely to die in he…
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GUINEA PIGS TOTALLY!!!!!! Guinea pigs are great pets recommended for 7 + year olds. They eat basically any fruit or vegetable and love to explore which means tons of fun customizing their cage!! They have a very expanded language too!! They live up to 10 years are great pets to have!! i suggest look…
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The heater fan is electrically driven, so the fault will be either a loose wire connection, or the heater fan switch needs to be replaced. Have a licensed mechanic test the wiring and the switch function to find the fault and then repair it.
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There could be two things going on here, One he could have an upper respiratory infection. Second since you just got him he might just be afraid and needs some comforting. Go toYou Tube site and view the Towel Trick and hold him in the towel and pet the towel while you hold it over your heart. the s…
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Please take your pet to the vet immediately! Vets looks after ALL animals. It is really important you see that vet as soon as possible and I can't stress this enough. Good luck Marcy Take it to the Vet! It sounds like your piggy could have a calcium deficiency. If so this can be fixed.
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Answer Please take your guinea pig to the vet because it could have a cold in the eye or a trauma to the eye. Don't try to fix the problem yourself! Good luck Marcy Try putting a warm tea bag on her eye... my guinea pig had this problem and it cleared up in a week. White is normal, that is jus…
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You can, so long as you can document that there is in fact a serious rodent problem (and by serious, you fear for your health or safety) and that you've notified the landlord and given him a chance to fix the problem. Once you've satisfied that (and you can do that in a couple days), you can break t…
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Breat Milk Mice are mammals---their mother breastfeeds them. feed them paured down milk warm witha bit of water in it.
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Can you bathe guinea pigs ? It sounds very silly but "Yes" you can bathe guinea pigs i have two of my own i have a 5 month old male guinea pig and a 2-3 month old male guinea pig and they live in the same cage. I would only bathe the oldest one you have if you have more than one. The age would have …
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Throwing up is not a good thing, they are sick and if you can afford it, you need to take them to a vet. Guinea Pigs are considered an exotic pet, some vets do not treat them, so call around.Are you giving your Guinea pigs Vitamin C drops in their water daily? This is very very important for their h…
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It would usually mean they are happy if your stroking them or giving them things the like.Or your piggys are saying that your not petting them enough and they wan't a cuddle/stroke/brush.
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Answer The average porcupine has approximately 30,000 quills. These quills are specially designed hairs and are very sharp and have a barbed tip. They are used as a defense mechanism and only used when the porcupine feels threatened. 3,ooo
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All you do is you gently put one hand under her/his chest and the other under its bum !
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I just got mine yesterday for $30. I got mine at Pet Land , but I'm sure you could find one cheaper in the bronx. I'm guessing the normal range is $20. Well, unless you get one from a pure-bred breeder.But those cost more. u can also get them 4 free look in the newspaper they breed really fast and…
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Guinea pigs should be fed more vegetables than fruits in their lifetime however, that does not mean fruits are less important. Fruits contain higher concentrated amounts of vitamins/nutrients than do vegetables therefore, a guinea pig would not have to eat as many fruit as vegetables to get the same…
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Well, I know that Lycoming, Pa has the same name as the Lycoming airplane engines. Does that help any? Franklin is the only well known auto that has the same name, but there was a less known car named a Mercer.
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Baby mice start to eat solid food when they are about three weeks old.
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sometimes they will bite specially if child is not gentle or ir their hands smell like food
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Spot clean! in the morning, pick up your piggies poo. in the afternoon, pick up your piggies poo. right before you go to bed or after dinner, pick up your piggies poo. do this everyday, and you won't have to do a really big, messy clean of your piggies cage. Or, if you're lazy, then clean your piggi…
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Answer Umm....I'm not sure but my Piggie likes to sleep ontop of his plasic night "castle" ;) You know those hut things they sleep in.
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Answer I would recommend the kind with the plastic pan bottom and wire top. If it has a door at the top and the side that is a plus. It should not have a wire bottom because this can hurt the guinea pigs feet. The bigger the cage the better. Hope that helps.
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Contrary to popular belief rabbits are not part of the rodent family, although they look very similar. They are part of the Lagomorph family, which includes hares, rabbits, and pikas.
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You can try to take away the reason they are coming. Try to pick up all of the nuts or other things laying around in the yard that they might want to eat.
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Answer They go poop where ever they feel like going poop.
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Depends. Was your hamster the center of your world? If they were, focus on moving on. Now, if you were waiting for the hamster to die for some odd reason, then I suppose the next step is up to you, no?My hamster was one of my main reasons in life. He died on September first. I am having a funeral fo…
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The nature of the threat is not exactly clear, but it is thought that the following might be contributing factors to their endangered species listing on the World Conservation Union's red list: Habitat disturbance from mining activities, overgrazing and agriculture. Climate changes The domestic c…
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The fire ant will bite you, leaving a bad rash or sore which is very itchy. This is where they get the name 'Fire Ant'.
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Answer mice I would say roborovski dwarf hamster, but you can own any animal, and the smallest rodent is the pygmy jerboa.
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Answer A polis is a Greek city-state. Instead of having a united country, the Greeks were divided into large, independent cities with their own governments and people. Some of the more famous poleis are Athens, Sparta, Corinth, Thebes, and Argos. Poleis were originally ruled by heredity kings. A…
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Answer The shape of it's teeth, in particular, the incisors A rodent is an animal whose incisors continue to grow indefinitely ... mice, squirrels etc. These animals need to practice habits that wear down the incisors ... such as chewing tree bark ... otherwise an incisor can grow out to resembl…
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No, a rabbit is not a rodent (i.e. Rodentia order). Rabbits are lagomorphs (i.e. Lagomorpha order, along with hares and pikas). More specifically, they're leporids (i.e. Leporidae family). Rabbits are similar to rodents in that their teeth continue to grow throughout their lives; thus, rabbits, li…
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lemming - a rodent like animal who lives in burros
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bras: training, sports, soft cup, underwire. The other types of bras are like strappless, push-ups, and soooo many others. Go check out Victoria secret or check it out online for other bras.
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The pelt of a coypu is known as nutria.
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It is just another name for Groundhog. A Woodchuck is a Marmot, also (generally) known as a Groundhog. It is a tree-climbing rodent-relative of squirrels.
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It means they like you! Congratulations!
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when your first getting a mouse or mice, you first of all need a tank mines a 10 gallon. you also need a running wheel mice are very social creatures and like to be pampered and adored if you are getting mice start off with females males tend to be a bit more aggressive and smell worse then females …
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Answer Its probably just sleep, just carefully wipe it out with your nail.
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The many wolves, cougars and golden eagles have brought the population down to about nothing. No signs of poaching have been seen.
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Answer Most guinea pigs cost 20-35 dollars but I think you could find a cheaper one somewhere maybe.
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They need to be in the same cage for about 3-5 weeks. If has been only 3 weeks and they are weaned then they can be taken out. You should take the boys out at 3 weeks old otherwise its possible they could impregnate their mother or sisters, the girls you can keep with her as long as you want to, …
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its a rodent because it is related to the mouse and Ross
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This is missconcepted yes, their from the Neverland
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Answer It is most likely a mouse or a vole. In that case, you sould get a can of evaporated milk, use about 1/3 cup, 1 sm.- med. egg yoke and 1/8 tsp. corn surup. Or, 1 can of goats milk and 1 sm.- med. egg yoke. Mix ither one you chose well(steir, no blinders, it will froth and choke him). He…
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Propably a rat or mouse. There is tons of pet rat/mouse care on google. We brought it to a pet shop and discovered they were moles. We bought a mother mouse to try feeding them but instead she ate them all.
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a femaile guinea pigs are the same as a male guinea pig cost at they the most exspensive they are about 20 pounds form a pet shopo try to get guniea pigs from a local breaderor someone who's just had baby guniea pigs as the will be much cheaper round about 5 pounds. i hope this helps Also, in the …
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Keep the light on in the day, then turn it on at night. they need to get use to that they should sleep at night. or else they will believe it is still day. so keep it on in theday and off at night.
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when one of your hamsters die you may be grieving but you also have to realise that hamsters greive to. your hamster may not show it but some do they may not let you hold them you just have to give him time if hes arkward with you start like it is a new hamster do it like you only just brought him …
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Snacks for the pigYou should feed your cavies romaine or Boston lettuce twice a day. Carrots only once because they have a high sugar content. Use only one baby carrot per pig. Iceberg lettuce is not recommended because of its high water content.
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Guinea Pigs Live Longer With Guinea Pig Friends  Yes- if a guinea pig doesn't have a friend living with them then there life can be reduced by 3-6 years. Besides living longer guinea pigs will be happier and healthier too. Even if you think that your guinea pig could nto be any happier you wil…
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I heard tha only gardener snakes so far are the only good snakes to have that don't eat rodents.
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Rodentia is an order of mammals also known as rodents, characterized by two continuously-growing incisors in the upper and lower jaws which must be kept short by gnawing. Common rodents include mice, rats, squirrels, chipmunks, gophers, porcupines, beavers, hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, chinchilla…
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A Mole Aka Rizwan Khan, About 6ft, Small Head, Not Much Hair, Poor Eyesite, Diggs Holes In Mud, Quite Freaky Lookin Creatures But Are Still Loved For Reasons Unknown..?
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yes
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yes guinea pigs can swim but baby guinea pigs cannot so don't try to put your baby guinea pig in the water! but even full grown guinea pigs do not like to swim they can only do it for a short period of time and it puts alot of stress on them! so baith your guinea pig at your own risk!
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yes i think
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Yes, Rodents are complex animals that can understand things like that. Hamsters can do it but Rats and Mice would be better because of there ability....
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Dwarf rabbits need all the same things as other pet rabbits, although sometimes adjustments need to be made for their size (for example, a dwarf rabbit might be able to squeeze through bars that a bigger rabbit couldn't; also, dwarf rabbits shouldn't eat as much food as bigger rabbits).See the relat…
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Yes, they try to dominate each other and try to show each other that they are the top rabbit. This is a form of aggression. Spaying your rabbits will help them get along better and hump less.
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The pigs chew on rocks because they are bored with their normal food so they chew on rocks so that they can try and get some different food once in a while. they also probably will have a tooth that is bothering them
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Baby mice usually drink their mothers breast milk but if they are lost and their mom is gone and you found the baby then you should give it milk or water out of a dropper.
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Yes it is.
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When a guinea pig makes a noise it is trying to tell us or another guinea pig something.It also does mean when it is excited.
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Answer There are many differences in their skeletal structures and other stuff like that. WillowArcane here Rabbits are NOT rodents, and haven't been classified as such for almost 100 years now. They are mammals of the order Lagomorpha. This is a strange question, as it's akin to asking why …
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Oh my gosh this actually happened to my sister (about two years ago) !!!!!!!! I saw the pictures !! She had to call her son to come to the house, and get the 'swimming rat'' out of her toliet, because she and her husband were just too freaked out to do it !!! I was so grossed out, I haven't been a…
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yes but that's not what they call themselves
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no guinea pigs will choke on nuts and get very sick if they dont choke
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Answer Yes, they can. Get them to a vet. WillowArcane here Realistically, unless the problem is medically-caused, the vet can do little to help you. What you need to do is make sure that if it's an outdoor animal to give it plenty of chances to socialize with you. If it is indoors, again, mak…
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Dehydration is a frequent sign of illness in guinea pigs. They may stop drinking before they stop eating, so monitoring the water bottle is always a good idea.My guinea pig went through a stage of drinking lots but then suddenly stopped if you are giving your guinea pig alot of vegtables like fresh …
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more than enough if you know what i mean:) ;)
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Nope, guinea pigs are vegetarians.
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If you buy your guinea pig from a pet shop then it will probably cost you about £20.00.From a breeder it will cost a bit less, probably more around £12.00.But please note that the best place to purchase a guinea pig is a rescue centre, where you will be giving a homeless animal another chance in l…
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Cavy Depression Guinea pigs can become depressed enough to the point where they would starve themselves if the owner doesnt force feed/water them. If they are lonely(guinea pigs should be handled about one hour a day by you or a family member or they should have a guinea pig friend) or something …
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i always put another sow with a pregnant sow the over sow will be like a midwife. as long as the other sow is older it should be ok! I didn't know my guinea pig was pregnant, and she was housed with another female. There were no problems, but as soon as the babies are born you are going to want to …
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First, you need the bedding. When i used to have guinea-pigs, i put newspapers, lemon-smelling bedding, and then special straw for guinea-pigs. They also need a food bowl, and they looove dark places,so you can make a small house inside his cage, he/she will LOVE it. He will chew on it if its cardbo…
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staple food is different for each region but generally (1) rice with a curry (2) bread (roti) with curry
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Answer A young squirrel is called a pup, kit, or kitten
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A muskrat looks something like a cross between a gopher and a beaver. They are cute if you like rodents. If you click on the related link below for a photo, you will understand WHY "The Captain and Tenille" had such a great pop-tune hit with "Muskrat Love".
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Answer It could be because the mother mouse needs proteins. Also, the babies could be sick. Mother mice usually do this if they feel that the environment is unsafe for their babies, or sometimes first time mothers will do it if they feel unprepared to take care of a litter. Next time, provide a …
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Guinea Pigs naturally live in the South American Andes.
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Baby mice need their mother's milk.
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A female mole is called a sow.
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They are born. They grow. They eat. They make babies. They die. Same as every other animal.
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Yes mice do sleep.
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Use hay! Usually timothy hay is the best kind! Along with timothy hay another good bedding source is Kiln dried Pine Shavings. BEside being a comfortable way to sleep, it is cheeper than most bedding and guinea pigs don't need to eat it so unlike timothy hay they never have to worry about eating the…
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Yes, from mid October to mid April.
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Lemmings are herbivores. When they reduce the availability of the grasses that they eat, they move on. The "overgrazing" is the result of their food supply no longer supporting their population. They look for other areas that have enough food to support them. The increase in their numbers attracts p…
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Mice and rodents eat a lot of different seeds they also like bread and vegetables. Cheese is not the best for it, they become sick if they eat to much. Rats also can not eat lettuce or sugar based food.
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