DO NOT use clumping cat litter. It causes blockages. My vet uses blank
newspaper and recommends that. I've used towels, when Olga was recovering from
her operation but they do require laundering and depending on how many guinea
pigs you have they require changing more often, however, I found it really easy.
I use pine shavings right now. I read about another piggy who had trouble with
other cat litter. It should probably be avoided.
> me as I am in Australia.
> I'm looking for something for the floor of my cage. I have used Lucerne hay
> but was worried about them eating soiled hay. I usually used many layers of
> news paper, it was easy to lift the dirty newspaper every couple of days and
> leave clean paper behind, but with the earlier post about impaction,
> (although mine pass an amazing amount of droppings) I thought I'd better
> look at something else.
> Sawdust is too dear, it would cost me about $3.00 to cover the bottom, and
> it's not a large cage
> Kitty litter seems a nice idea but the only ones I have seen here are either
> irregular shaped, about pea size, and I worried about comfort, or small
> about half a grain of rice size, and seemed a bit powdery and I worried
> about swallowing or inhalation.
> Could someone describe their kitty-litter, size and whether clumping or not
> I'm also expecting some babies, hopefully soon, so that may make a
> Many thanks