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E : ) - 2008-06-08
I owned the most amazing guinea pig (and some male). She was a light gray short-haired beauty, though I don't know her breed. We keep her outside in a hutch... that is what they're called, yes? Well, one day I went out to give her water, and the door was wide open. I immediately started looking for her, hoping she was hiding somewhere nearby. After searching for an hour or two, I gave up and thought a neighbor's cat or a wild coyote had eaten her. The next day, when I went to water my tomatoes, I heard a little squeak. I looked under a bush, and there she was! She had a little den, and I decided that since that area was so sheltered, I would let her stay there. For a few weeks, I would visit her often, and she learned to come when called. If I was sitting, she would run right up and jump into my lap. One day she didn't come. I got very worried and again thought she had been eaten at last, but to my amazement when I looked under her bush, her little babies looked back! I was so happy! Some of the babies died, but a few lived though none came to me. Then, once again, the guinea pigs disappeared. When I looked under the bush, they weren't there. For days I didn't see them. Remember how I grow tomatoes? Well, I was out to pick and water the tomatoes, but when I got there, there sat the piggies, munching away on my tomatoes! I got them out and put them back in the bush. They were happy there for quite some time. About a year passed, and all the guinea pigs were still in tact. Then one night I here shrill guinea pig screams in my yard. I ran out just in time to see the animal slip away. All of my poor guinea pigs were dead. A while later I got a big shaggy dog.

In memory of the wild guinea pigs of North America. :D

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May - 2008-05-30
I got my guinea pig from a pet shop, but they never told me she was pregnant. She is due to have her second litter of pups any day now. I can hardly wait!

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Anonymous - 2008-05-30
I have three guinea pigs, Checkers , Dolly, and Daisy. Daisy is Dolly's baby from her first litter. Her siblings were named Elvis and Brownie. We mistakenly assumed that Checky was a dud, but he wasn't and now Dolly is pregnant again. The pups are due any day now. I can't wait. She is so gorgeous! Wheekers rule!

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Leeanna - 2008-05-17
I just got my Guinea Pig today. He is a male with a dark tan body and black patches, I call him Darth. Darth is my first Guinea Pig so I'm a little foggy as to how to care for him {although I know the basics}. I was wondering if I have to give him baths and if he likes water.

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Morganna - 2008-04-30
My guinea pig, Krauser, was supposed to be male but ended up having pups. Courtesy of Monroeville Petsmart. I didn't even know until I found one sitting outside of the cage. Be careful, some cages don't have small enough spaces between bars and the babies can get out. Until they are 3 or 4 weeks old they are small enough to get out. Also check the pig yourself before you buy it! I learned that! Push lightly near where their genitals are. Nothing means it's a girl, something pops out means it's a boy.

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Skyla K. - 2008-04-05
I have three female guinea pigs and I just want to say that or all the things to chew, my guinea pigs wont. But I have found one thing to solve my problam. The very first time I gave my guinea pigs alfalfa they just chattered at me, so I didn`t give it to them any more. The second time I gave it to them they just ate it before I could say, "I thought you girls didn`t like hay!". And guess what, I started to feed it to them day after day and soon their teeth had shortened, in just about a week.

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putts - 2008-03-26
I have guinea pigs and they are the sweetest animals. Each with their own personality and squeeking noises. One of my males, Magic actually acts like a dog sometimes, throwing his toys around the room and nudging for a nose rub. They love going to Petco in their carry bag and squeek for people to pet them.

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Shelbi - 2008-03-16
I love Guinea Pigs. I might get one next week. This website helped me out so much. Thank-a-bunch!

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Missy - 2008-03-14
My guinea pig is due to have babies any day now!

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Steven - 2008-02-08
Thank you so much! I'm getting a guinea pig tomorrow, I'm so excited!

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