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Need fabulous fun toys for the piggies!

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chicaguapa · 12/02/2013 22:55

So the DC's little piggies are in their new mahoosive C&C cage with lovely fleece liner. Now we need toys for them. Can you recommend the ones your piggies love please. Cheap DIY ones welcome too.


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70isaLimitNotaTarget · 12/02/2013 23:27

Hi chicaguapa - have you got little baby piggies?
They love to play (I've got two adult boars who are a bit Hmm WRT toys- lazy monsters) Grin

I give them boxes with a couple of 'doors' cut in.
They have a plastic pipe (Pets @ Home) that they like to totter through

Primark bags (with the handles cut off after GP1 got stuck- not that I'm saying he's chubby Blush )

Ours play 'haunted hay' in their hay-pile

Some posters BonkeyMollocks give their guineas teddy bears Grin to cuddle.

70isaLimitNotaTarget · 12/02/2013 23:27

OOh that wasn't meant to be a strike-through, was meant to be BonkeyMollocks

weegiemum · 12/02/2013 23:29

Our guineas are currently enjoying a hay tunnel. You can eat it, hide in it, run though it. What's not to like?

70isaLimitNotaTarget · 12/02/2013 23:32

I've seen the hay tunnels too (different sizes for smaller furries up to rabbit sized)

Mine would make it their mission to dissolve it with their potent boar wee Blush

chicaguapa · 13/02/2013 07:34

Thanks. They're 2 and we rehomed them. They love burying themselves in hay, but tip the box over every time I right it! In fact in the morning it looks like they've had a party and trashed the joint. Maybe that's them having fun in their own way.

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FernieB · 13/02/2013 08:50

Cardboard tubes for them to chew - mine love to do this loudly at 3am! Anything that can be a tunnel - boxes, pipes etc - pigs love a good tunnel. Mine have a few of those dangling chew toys with bells on the end and they seem to enjoy ringing the bells. They also like a pile of old towels that they can lose themselves in. Their favourite game though is 'Your piece of cucumber looks nicer' - even though they both have a piece they keep stealing each others and running away. Second favourite would have to be 'Poke the rabbit'.

chicaguapa · 17/02/2013 08:49

I've ordered some bits off the interweb, but the tube doesn't look wide enough and the plastic house is huge! The snuggle sac off eBay has been a roaring success though.

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BonkeyBeadyMollocks · 17/02/2013 11:44

Willow balls are a fave here!
LittlePig pushes/plays/eats it - BigPig sits on his arse and chews until its no longer a ball....very good for teeth Wink

Yes mine have had cuddly toys in the past too Grin, LittlePig used his as a cushion and gawd knows what else . Shock Ah well - makes them happy!

Parsley hidden in toilet rolls stuffed with hay.

Second the towel thing except we use blankets - chuck them in a pile on the floor and they will spend yonks burrowing through them. Also done with bed sheets just before they go in the wash (DO NOT tell dh!Wink)

I have also recently discovered that LittlePig likes to be up high. He can sit on top of his stool in the kitchen..... . Its just a cheapo plastic thing from £shop intended for a cover stop - BigPig likes to sit under his!

Ultimatly their fave thing ever is a mahoosive pile of hay - can't beat it. i get more popcorning and zooming when its hay time than I do anything else!

Curlybrunette · 17/02/2013 21:42

We have those cheap stools as their hideyhouse bonkey, made a fleece cover to keep them cosey.

I've recently bought 200 brown paper bags of the internet and am filling it with treats. Some days hay, other times veg. It was about £2 for the bags I think.

Empty toilet roll (cut down 1 side) stuffed with hay.

I spread their food around, in the tunnels, have 1 of those metal ball things that clips on the side of the cage, on top of the tunnel (like to see them have to stretch everynow and again!).


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