Guinea Pig Abscess
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Please be aware that the photos are graphic, but our little girl lived!

If you have a cavy - that is a guinea pig - that has developed an abscess, and you cannot get to a vet, or if you know 
enough about animals to treat your guinea pig at home, this may help you. Amber's golf ball-sized lump appeared overnight, and grew for a few days before it burst. I have posted about it, on the Guinea Pig Cages Forum.- Lump Under My Baby's Throat

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They are not as precise as our orchid photos, but I was holding a squirming, uncomfortable, 
scared guinea pig in one hand, and my camera in the other!
NOT PLEASANT TO VIEW!

















Please read about what happened at the link above. She has fully recovered, and we only used:







We are sharing this in the hopes that it helps save some sweet guinea pig's life. We love our cavies! Below are some of ours - with the exception of Honeybun. We just "babysat" her!
  • Saline solution 
  • Hydrogen peroxide 
  • Betadine 
  • Collodial silver - spray and in her water 
  • Vitamin C
Our dearly departed, beloved Buckwheat
Our sweet gentleman, Charcoal
Darling little Honeybun

Amber Lynn
Sweet Little Squirt - had Biscuit and nursed Biscuit and Bella
Tubby, Ears, Brewster - born Christmas 
morning - 2011 - to Amber Lynn
Annabelle - had Bella and refused 
to nurse her
Biscuit - Squirt's little baby girl 
with granddaughter
Molly - a.k.a. Houdini - loved 
to hide
Dear sweet Nutmeg
Our boy Tucker
Bella - Annabelle's daughter - nursed 
by Squirt