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New Guinea Pigs... *pics*

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by NewHopePoultry, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    A girl I know asked me if I wanted her 2 guinea pigs and since I know her record with small animals in the past, I said yes.
    She brought them over in a tiny cage. At first I thought it was just a travel cage, but nope, its what she kept them in all the time.

    I made them a C&C cage and got them some toys & treats. So far they just stay in their boxes, but they squeak when ever they see me, so I guess thats a good sign.
    They are very vocal, but shy.

    I had a guinea pig growing up, but its been over 10 years since I had one, but I know the basics and have been doing reserarch online.

    I do need to pick up some more bedding though. I ran out, so the cage looks bare. A top has been added as well. (and the zip ties removed from the inside of the cage,lol)

    Both are males and need names.

    (Toys, hideouts, hayrack etc were added after I took the pics, so please ignore the bare looking cage.)

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    Last edited: Oct 6, 2011
  2. PitterPaws

    PitterPaws Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are cute! [​IMG]

    I love the little squeak they give when they see you come in the room! [​IMG]
     
  3. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  4. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    Awwwwwwwww so cute!
     
  5. WoodlandWoman

    WoodlandWoman Overrun With Chickens

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    There's so cute! What a nice home you built for them. What lucky little pigs! It sounds like they like you already. They're lucky and smart!
     
  6. Zoomom

    Zoomom Certified Cackleberry Consumer

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    They are so adorable! The blond one looks like a piggie I had named Honey Boy. I miss having piggies. I had a herd of seven at one point because I kept adopting them. [​IMG]
     
  7. Mom 2em All

    Mom 2em All Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Southeast Michigan
    We just adopted one too! She was going to be snakefood- she is very small, was the only female in a tank of males- shes just a baby . She has coarse fuzzy fair. It has been alot of years since we had guinea pigs- so I am researching as well.

    How did you make a top for your cage? My fat cats would sit on top of/inside that fantastic cage you built. I need something cat-proof but still easily accessible.
     
  8. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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    Awww they are so cute [​IMG]
     
  9. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks [​IMG]
    The reddish one let e hold him for a bit last night, I was pretty excited [​IMG]

    I just used some leftover panels I had for the top. I dont worry about my cat trying to get them. He is scared of them,lol.
     
  10. silky_3699

    silky_3699 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i want guinea pigs but mum wont let me until we move [​IMG]
    they are so cute![​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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