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Re: ginie pig food???

Hedgies may or may not actually eat guinea pig food. But it's not enough for them nutritionally. Hedgies need meat to be healthy, and that's not found in guinea pig food. Most people feed their hedgies high quality dry cat food, with some added mealworms, fruits, and veggies.
 

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Re: ginie pig food???

They most certainly cannot and should not eat guinea pig food. Guinea pig food is basically Vit. C supplemented pellets, made of timothy/alfalfa hay. Hedgies need nearly the opposite of rodents.
 

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Re: ginie pig food???

LizardGirl said:
They most certainly cannot and should not eat guinea pig food. Guinea pig food is basically Vit. C supplemented pellets, made of timothy/alfalfa hay. Hedgies need nearly the opposite of rodents.
will it make them sick :?:
 

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nikki said:
yes it can make them sick.....and they can actually suffer from malnutrition from it....it would be like expecting a cat or dog to live on guinea pig food
will he be ok if he ate 6 or 7 peices of gine pig food :?:
 

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Kit n Kabootle is GARBAGE. There are many cat foods around the same price that are much better for him.
are you sure :?: what kind is the best then :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!:
 

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Good foods are in the link posted above.

Kit N Kaboodle is a very poor quality food. It's got nasty preservatives that might cause cancer, and has awful ingredients. It's all corn grits and by-products and other yucky things like that.

Good, high quality foods actually may not cost as much as you might think. Poor quality, your hedgie eats more to get the nutrition it needs. High quality, they eat less.
 

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If the poop is the same consistency as it usually is, and the same color, there is probably no reason for concern.
If he continues to have unusually large poop, there may be reason for worry then.
 
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