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z123carleigh
07-19-11, 03:03 pm
Hi! I adopted two guinea pigs last week from my local animal shelter, and I am very excited to be taking care of them! Their names are Chester and Winston. Chester is named after a patriotic song written during the Revolutionary War by William Billings. Winston's name is far less regal. I had a house mate with a cat named Gilly, but I decided that Gilly looked more like a Winston. Gilly was a giant, solid cat, much like how a guinea pig is a fairly large, solid critter. Naturally, one of my guinea pigs therefore had to be named Winston.

Anyways, here are some pictures.

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Winston is the black one. The cage they are in is temporary. I'm moving to a new apartment in a few weeks, and they will have a C&C cage. Conveniently, there is a store that sells coroplast only a block and a half away. Also, that lovely cubby has since been replaced by an mercifully floor-less pigloo.

Cav2nv
07-19-11, 07:02 pm
Hi, welcome! I love Chesters coloring.. so cute with the flash of white on his face, then dark and then a cute lil pumpkin colored rump hehe, Winston is also adorable!

kathlaaron
07-19-11, 07:56 pm
WELCOME friend, to our community !! :)

Kudo's to you for rescuing/adopting your sweet piggies !! Seems like a lot of people are in the process of a move lately, like we are ! Your piggies are so cute ! I love the names you picked out too, and that black and white one is gorgeous !

woobly
07-19-11, 11:35 pm
Hi and welcome! Your boys are both really cute, and I love their names. I actually have a cat who is also named Winston. :)

Just out of curiosity, is that a baby pool they're currently living in?

Bremw96
07-20-11, 03:47 pm
Hi. I love your creativity with their names. They are both beautiful little boys. Congratulations and good luck

z123carleigh
07-20-11, 08:57 pm
Yep, it is a baby pool. It was very cheap! Not big enough though, but it will be ok for another 2 weeks.