I Love Guinea Pigs

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    My Guinea Pig Is Dying

    I'm not quite sure what to feel... Sad, yes, but I've never really felt sad about death, just numb. She's been getting skinnier for the past six months. Thats the only way you can tell a guinea pig is getting sick; if they showed any other signs, they'd make a better target for...
    scatterheart scatterheart
    13-15, F
    6 Responses Jun 2, 2012
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

    I just got a guinea pig a couple of days ago.

    ...her name is Shadow....she's so cute :D :D :D
    Ki123 Ki123
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

    i started to keep guinea pigs

    when i was like 7 and i used to have guinea pigs for about 20 years (not the same of course :D). the last years we had a huge cage in the garden where they stayed for the whole year. unfortunately the last two i had got caught by a marten which broke in. so this chapter was...
    Elbslayer Elbslayer
    31-35, M
    Oct 29, 2014

    Used to keep them as pets

    when I was younger. Amazing variety of colours and breeds. You could turn the lights off at night. And it would go quiet. Come back later and put the lights on and they'd be squeezing! Like they'd really missed you!!
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Jan 10, 2015

    I'm allergic as hell to them,

    but it never stopped me lol. I've owned 4 in my life so far.., they are adorable! My first best friend was a all white one... He was so awesome. He liked me to dance with him and he let me dress him up with bows (yes I said he was a male)... But he went with it anyway. Loved...
    Mytime32 Mytime32
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 28, 2014

    Accidental Piggie Momma

    I had never thought of bringing home guinea pigs. I thought they were moody and probably stinky until a friend of mine educated me on how lovable the little rolly pollies are.On a that fateful day a co-worker was telling me about a piggie she had gotten for her son and how...
    MissShyKitty MissShyKitty
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 6, 2012

    My Piggies, Ebony And Pie

    I'm 13 and I LOVE guinea pigs! I've been studying them for 3 years but have not owned one since 2008. Now that I have adopted my second piggy pair, Ebony and Pie, my longing for a guinea pig is gone. I adopted Ebony and Pie from the Seattle Animal Shelter but were formery named...
    GuineaPigLoves GuineaPigLoves
    2 Responses May 14, 2011

    My Pigs

    I have two and they are amusing little things. I wish mine enjoyed being handled more. I've heard some pigs fall asleep on people. Mine don't mind being picked up to much but soon get jumpy and want to go back home. They're also cabbage addicts.
    Spicyrose Spicyrose
    4 Responses Aug 25, 2008

    Cute, Cute, Cute!

    I love their cute little voices, all bubble and squeak, and I love their dainty little feet and their Mona Lisa smiles.
    Tibicina Tibicina
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 27, 2009

    A Piggie Health Scare!!

    I have two guinea pigs, cookie, age 2. and twinkie, age1/2yrs. They are the best!! But one day, I noticed cookie was sneezing, a bunch!!So I picked her up and really looked at her.. There was discharge, or snot, running from her nose. so we took her to the vet, and she had URI.It...
    gwacee gwacee
    13-15, F
    Nov 21, 2011

    Here are my darlings Merry

    and Pippin. They love to purr after every ring from the phone as well as pretending they are Spider-Man :)
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 25, 2014

    What's Not To Love?

    My piggy's name is Bella. And let me tell you she's a little diva. When she knows I'm awake she'll start squeeling wanting her hay.  If she doesn't get it right away she'll knock over her igloo and run around the cage.  And she's crazy about lettuce.  I can have her in my lap...
    tngurl25 tngurl25
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2011
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 2, 2014

    My Guinena Pig

     my Guinea pigs name is roo. brown and white but he has some orange to. He is so smart. He was whistling to the usher video "give me that". he loves that video. He understands when your giving him food cause he'll whistle you to death if you don't. He alerted my...
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    Sep 3, 2009

    Sue Piggie

    I'd wanted a guinea pig for 2 years before I actually adopted one. I was 13, and had successfully kept and raised pet mice, rats & hamsters. I borrowed every book the school & county library had available on guinea pigs. So, on a trip to a small pet store in town, I was...
    tormentbynite tormentbynite
    31-35, F
    Aug 24, 2012

    Cute Little Fluffernutters, Aren't They?

    Mine are Lily Belle, the oldest, and Butter Biscuit, the youngest. (Biscuit actually looks almost exactly like the one in the group picture.) They're just like sisters though, constantly bickering and fighting over stuff. Totally adorable. ♥
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss
    22-25, F
    1 Response Dec 14, 2012

    I love my guinea pig

    because she does some cool tricks she likes to play dead and likes to jump pretty high and she has a little bit of a bitting problem but i love her just the way she is
    tayleigh tayleigh
    31-35, F
    Jun 22, 2015
    giantsquid26 giantsquid26
    22-25, F
    Oct 16, 2015

    Does anyone use fleece bedding?

    I just started it and I have to say its waaaay better then regular bedding. If you can keep up with it!!! You may think its nasty but its really not. You just have to make sure you get rid of the poop before you wash them. And you haaave to make sure you do research A LOT OF...
    mypawshaveprints mypawshaveprints
    22-25, F
    Nov 4, 2014

    Tweedle & Dee

    We have two beautiful short haired guinea pigs, my daughter adores Dee, she named them both, I love making their meals and catching the kids out as they try to eat their salad for them, my hubby says they r fed better than he is, he might be right. Dee gets carried around most of...
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    Feb 11, 2013

    My Guinea pig Bucky is probably the best pet

    I've had. I'm in love with the Guinea pig breed. They are so fat and adorable.
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan
    13-15, F
    May 18, 2015

    Yup..I'm Hooked!!!

    their wheeks...their kisses...their popcorn jumps...their personalities....their playfulness...their little waddling...short legs...plump bellies...unmistakable profile....and why do they always have such a serious look on their little face?? We have one piggie right now. ...
    SmilingSueAnn SmilingSueAnn
    41-45, F
    5 Responses Jan 2, 2009

    I like my Guinea pig

    but she's really territorial (killed her mother, brother and sister) She seems to attack everything and everyone but me XD
    Niemadde Niemadde
    18-21, M
    May 18, 2015

    Motita ≪33.

    That's how I named him. He's the first guinea pig I've ever had. At first he was frantic!. So really scared. He still tries to run away when I try to handle him. But he's slowly getting used to it. I don't keep him in a normal cage. I'm making him a three room house. When I...
    TheemopandaX TheemopandaX
    18-21, F
    May 17, 2013

    Mr. Moe And Gizmoe

    i love them so much everything thay do is so cute they are so loving its amazing idk what i would do with out them
    Kodirivera Kodirivera
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2012

    My First Guinea Pig Pretzel...

    Our neighbor got a guinea pig for her kids and kept it outside. However, she wanted to get rid of it, so she asked us if we wanted it. Hesitantly, my mother took him and the small cage he came in. At first, he was really nervous, and it took a long time for him to get used to us...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2013


    One summer, my middle sister was entrusted with the care of two pets belonging to her then best friend. One of them was a scared little guinea pig. She was white and ginger with a tuft of sticky-up hair at the top of her head. My sister wasn't very interested in her, she...
    Cleansed Cleansed
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2010

    My Little Piggie Lainey

    My Guinea Pig is nearing six months old, she is mainly dark brown but also has bits of white and caramel. She is short haired and I think her cutest qualitie is that her nose is brown not pink . Compared to Guinea Pigs my friends have had I think Lainey is very well behaved. She...
    iameffystonem iameffystonem
    22-25, F
    Feb 1, 2013
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson
    26-30, F
    Oct 21, 2014

    I had two when I was younger named Rodney

    and Brownie. They were so cute. ^_^ I loved holding them and they would nibble on my hand, I would feed them carrots, lettuce, and celery, and they were super friendly. :D
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog
    70+, F
    1 Response Oct 13, 2014

    Craigslist Guineapigs:(

    So out of curosity I look at craigslist in my area and to my dissapointment see lots of guineapigs! Some even stating after they get rid of there guineapigs they are getting a dog. Its disstressing seeing so many guineapigs without a happy secure home. Why would u get a dog if...
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    Oct 15, 2013
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    Nov 4, 2015

    Not One Is The Same..

    When one of my piggies passed away, I heard someone saying: "Why don't you take a new one?" But it's not that simple. Every other guinea pig has its own character. At this moment I have eleven guinea pigs. I love them all, and yes, every one has a diffirent personality. Deandy is...
    Niino Niino
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Feb 2, 2012

    this is my little man Cash (like bad boy Johnny

    Cash). he's a grumpy little thing, but when he's feeling sweet, he loves cuddles and pets and tickles. carrots and strawberries are his favorite things and he popcorns like crazy every time he hears a bag crinkle thinking he's getting food. he's a sweet baby.
    chubbyrats chubbyrats
    18-21, F
    May 17, 2015

    I love my guinea Lenny,

    he looks like he has a heart on his face 😍
    skysalterego skysalterego
    13-15, F
    May 17, 2015

    Oreo The Guinea Pig

    Besides turtles, I absolutely love Guinea Pigs :) They are just so fat, and pleasant, and adorable. They always look like they are smiling, and they have the most adorable eyes. They look like little round shiny beads :D Guinea Pigs are so fat, and fluffy, and cute :D :D :D :D My...
    jUsTaNoThErMaYaNiSt jUsTaNoThErMaYaNiSt
    18-21, F
    Dec 21, 2011

    So Cute

    They are so fat and squashy i love them and they make the cutest noises!
    hellsbellsxxx hellsbellsxxx
    18-21, F
    Jun 20, 2012
    cassandrawilkinson cassandrawilkinson
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jul 20, 2014

    Ruthie Girl

    I was trying to devoirce my husband and was living on my own with my two kids. It was lonely sometimes. I wanted a dog but knew finacially i couldnt handle it and it would be unfair to try. We looked at rabbits but after reading the rabbit handbook i was terrified my two year old...
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    Oct 8, 2013

    These are my two babies the white one is Marley

    and little fat baby (brown and white) is Annabelle they're my little listeners because they just cuddle and lay with me and listen to me yab on. ( is it weird that I talk to them?) I love them dearly!
    BeautifullyAmiss BeautifullyAmiss
    18-21, F
    Feb 23, 2014

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