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eroomlorac
12-18-09, 01:35 pm
I have recently acquired two guinea pigs. I have wanted guinea pigs for quite a while now but just never took the plunge. I do have 4 chinchillas, 3 dogs, 3 cats and several other pets so I sure wasn't lonely. Well, I'd like to post pictures of my two lovely girls.

First is Vanilla. I don't know what color combination you would call this but I'm sure someone here can tell me. She has enchanting pale pink eyes that just shimmer and it's almost like you can see into her head through them.
She's pretty young and weighed in yesterday at 365 g.

http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/eroomlorac/1204091229a.jpg

My second girl is an agouti grey and white. Yesterday she weighed in at 305 g.

Left side......
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/eroomlorac/1217090809.jpg

The color pattern on her right side.
http://i141.photobucket.com/albums/r61/eroomlorac/downsized_1215090746-1.jpg

Peggysu
12-18-09, 01:37 pm
Cute guinea pigs. Where did you get them?

Tessa Bea
12-18-09, 01:38 pm
They must be TINY- 300 something grams... wow.

Where did you 'acquire' them from?

eroomlorac
12-18-09, 01:43 pm
I got them off of Craigslist. There were no piggies in local rescues that I could find. It was a 'rehome' because the poster's daughter had 'outgrown them'. Nice, huh?

akstrohm
12-18-09, 01:55 pm
Congrats on the adoption, and welcome to the forum!

Make sure they are both girls--a lot of people don't check.

eroomlorac
12-18-09, 03:20 pm
Yep, they are definitely both girls. No question in my mind.

Dichotomy83
12-18-09, 05:40 pm
Cute pigs, and welcome!!

Hehe but you forgot to tell us the name of your agouti! :)

sdpiggylvr
12-18-09, 05:45 pm
Welcome to the Forum! This place is great for getting information and just having fun.

You're pigs are very cute. And congrats on the new additions!

What kind of cage do you have?

eroomlorac
12-18-09, 07:59 pm
Cute pigs, and welcome!!

Hehe but you forgot to tell us the name of your agouti! :)

Oops! It's a real technological challenge for me to post pictures so I was distracted by that. LOL The agouti's name is Cloud.


Welcome to the Forum! This place is great for getting information and just having fun.

You're pigs are very cute. And congrats on the new additions!

What kind of cage do you have?

Right now they are in a too small store bought guinea pig cage. They get lots of play time in a Clean Living Small Animal Play Pen. I bought two sets of storage cube grids a couple days ago and am trying to get my hands on a roll of coroplast. I have asked many questions about that in another thread on this forum. So, my piggie girls will have a nice C&C cage in the near future.

wigglesgiggles1
12-18-09, 08:11 pm
Those piggies are adorable. Congrats on adopting.

Dichotomy83
12-18-09, 10:01 pm
Oops! It's a real technological challenge for me to post pictures so I was distracted by that. LOL The agouti's name is Cloud.



Right now they are in a too small store bought guinea pig cage. They get lots of play time in a Clean Living Small Animal Play Pen. I bought two sets of storage cube grids a couple days ago and am trying to get my hands on a roll of coroplast. I have asked many questions about that in another thread on this forum. So, my piggie girls will have a nice C&C cage in the near future.


You know....I had my (then 2) boars living in that exact same playpen for a few weeks (months?) before I built their C&C cage.

If you look at my photos, you should see pictures.

Have you considered that as an option in the meantime? It'll really give them more room to run.

eroomlorac
12-18-09, 10:35 pm
No, I couldn't do it. I have dogs and cats and that play pen is too open for my liking. My dogs and cats are a little too interested in the piggies. That play pen isn't sturdy enough or safe enough for everyday use. The piggies are in it when I'm home and doing household chores so I could keep an eye on them.

3piggymomma
12-18-09, 10:44 pm
Congratulations on adopting; your girls are adorable. Good luck making the cage; show us pics when you're done!

Dichotomy83
12-18-09, 10:57 pm
No, I couldn't do it. I have dogs and cats and that play pen is too open for my liking. My dogs and cats are a little too interested in the piggies. That play pen isn't sturdy enough or safe enough for everyday use. The piggies are in it when I'm home and doing household chores so I could keep an eye on them.

Could you put the pen as a permanent setup in a room that the dogs and cats dont have access to?

If not, Im sure it will be fine to use your store cage until your grids are setup. I used a shower curtain under my C&C cage until I found coroplast.

Worst case scenario you can always buy coroplast online.