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can guinea pigs eat tissues

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Tissue Paper?

If you are tempted to find something for your piggies to chew on, or want to give them some more bedding you may be tempted to lay down some tissue paper.

Tissue paper or simply tissue is a lightweight paper or, light crêpe paper.

Tissue can be made from recycled paper pulp.

Key properties are absorbency, basis weight, thickness, bulk (specific volume), brightness, stretch, appearance, and comfort.

Tissue paper is produced on a paper machine that has a single large steam heated drying cylinder fitted with a hot air hood.

The raw material is paper pulp.

The Yankee cylinder is sprayed with adhesives to make the paper stick.

Can guinea pigs eat tissue paper?

This is fine for them to use.

Most tissue paper these days is free of any kind of materials which they may be sensitive to.

If they do chew it, they won’t do for too long once they realize it isn’t to their taste.

If they happen to swallow some, they will find a way of digesting it.

Its the same as laying down a newspaper for them.

So it is fine for them to chew on, just make sure it isn’t fragranced and us just plain tissue paper.

For more things that guinea pigs can and can’t eat check out our guinea pig food list

can guinea pigs eat kleenex

Can Guinea Pigs Eat Kleenex?

If you have a guinea pig then you will know that they love to chew through as many things as possible. Anything placed into their path, they are likely to have a sniff or a nibble at.

So if you have some Kleenex tissues and place it in their cage, for example, to help with bedding.

Is it ok for them to eat it?

Can guinea pigs eat kleenex?

It won’t do them any harm at all.

Although they probably won’t take to it and start having a meal of it.

They may chew It though and you may find it torn up on your return to their cage.

Its the same as having newspaper in their cage.

They do damage to that as well.

But it is fine for them to chew.

For more foods that guinea pigs can and can’t eat, check out our guinea pig food list