Movin' Up in the Pack
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: North Western PA
I rescued some guinea pigs
So after looking for some piggies to adopt, I came across an ad for Guinea pigs for $5, I called, and the woman told me she'd come down so that I could look at them-because she lives so far out in the middle of nowhere that I wouldn't be able to find her house....well 30 minutes later she shows up here, pops the trunk of her car-yeah I'm totally serious, the trunk-opens a box full of 9 piggies-6 live piggies, 3 dead. The dead ones appeared to be new borns, the live ones were two adults and four what appeared to be young ones, I asked her what she wanted for them "$5 for all of 'em" So I gave her $10-and was for a day and a half the proud owner of 6 guinea pigs-My friend Nicole took the females-who are all under weight-two of which are pregnant, and all are beaten up from the boys-and I have the boys-two of which are going to a new home at the end of the week, and I'm keeping one, he doesn't really seem to care for the younger boys-he nips at them- and just generally just bullys them-but any advice is greatly appreciated!!
For now I've got them living in a Large, Clear Plastic Tote, feed them a Spinach and Kale carrot apple salad 2x daily (since Saturday) grapes as treats, Timothy Hay, and GPig pellets. And they are eating like....well PIGS!
I call them Poppa (Black Ridgeback), Reese (chocolate and "peanut butter" smooth coat, and Psycho (because he's a black and caramel ridgeback and has crazy hair) I'll get pics up of them before the other two boys go to new homes!
"The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath."