Guinea Pig 101: Fleece Bedding
If you're a guinea pig owner ("piggy slave" to those in the know) curious about the fleece that you keep seeing around then you've come to the right place.
When I first started looking into fleece as a bedding alternative, information on the topic was difficult to come by. Eight pigs, many years, and countless loads of laundry later, I can safely say that I have more than enough experience with the stuff. You only need to look at the closet that my pigs have commandeered to see the proof.
Lack of storage space aside, here's our comprehensive guide to fleece bedding.
Fleece Bedding Pros & Cons
A list of things to consider before making the switch.
How to Choose and Buy the Right Fleece
Not all types are well suited for guinea pig bedding. Find out where to buy fleece, what type to look for, and a few other tips before heading to the store.
4 Easy Steps to Preparing Fleece
Fleece requires prewashing before it can be used as bedding in your cavy's cage. Follow these straightforward steps.
8 Absorbent Liners to Use Underneath Fleece Bedding
A list of options to layer underneath fleece - essential to keeping your cavy dry!
11 Tips to Spotless Fleece Bedding
Okay, so spotless may be a relative term - but keeping fleece clean is easier than you'd think.
9 Simple Solutions to Stop Fleece Burrowing
A few ways to discourage determined pigs from tunneling under the bedding or digging it up.
Spring Themed C&C Fleece Cage Tour
See how it all comes together! A bonus look at our most recent cage setup, complete with hay racks, cage accessories, and more.