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Lanolin
11-03-11, 06:41 pm
Hey! My name is Gina and I recently adopted a skinny pig, whom i've named Lanolin. I've owned skinny/guineapigs in the past, however this is my first experience with owning a male pig!

Anyways, im happy to be here, and look forward to participating on, and learning from, the posts :D

allmypiggies
11-03-11, 06:44 pm
Congrats on joining! Looking forward to pics of Lanolin! ive always wanted to own a skinny pig, unfortuntly i cant find any in any shelters near me :)

pinky
11-03-11, 07:02 pm
Hi, Gina, Welcome aboard! I'm looking forward to seeing photos of your little man.

cavycuddler91
11-03-11, 07:54 pm
Can't wait to see photos! I've too always wanted a skinny or baldwin but never found one able to adopt/rescue.

allmypiggies
11-03-11, 07:55 pm
cavycuddler91, same as me!

Lanolin
11-03-11, 07:58 pm
Hey! Thanks so much for the replies!

I used to work at the humane society in my city, so I have connections :P He came in with his brother (an albino), and someone adopted him before I got a chance to. Luckily, they returned him when they discovered they were allergic to him! I scooped him right up before someone else had the chance, since I fell in love with him right from the get-go :3

I will post pictures as soon as I get home (i'm in class right now, working on being a bad student haha)

Inle_Rabbit
11-03-11, 08:27 pm
Aww... there was someone trying to rehome a skinny on craig's list over here I was tempted but now is not the time. =(

I can't wait to see yours!! Skinnies are so cute!

Lanolin
11-03-11, 08:30 pm
Ya, they are! He is my second one! My first one was a lady pig (named Chahulahoop), but unfortunately she died a few months after I got her :( I'm not sure what happened, one morning I just found her snuggled up in her fleece, dead. My three other lady pigs were ok, and she had nothing outwardly wrong with her when I found her, so I assumed it was the result of bad breeding rather then an illness. It was horribly sad, she was a great girl.

Hhbean
11-03-11, 09:27 pm
Hi and welcome! Can't wait to see pictures! I'm in love with skinnypigs little guys! They look like tiny hippopotamuses!

Lanolin
11-03-11, 09:49 pm
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suzilovespiggie
11-03-11, 10:03 pm
Welcome! Oh my goodness, SHE IS ADORABLE!! I think I am in love.

My daughter had skinny rats but your Lanolin is so cute. Thank you for the great pictures.

CavyMama
11-03-11, 11:08 pm
Ohhh is he cute! Love the name too. I think Lanolin is a brand name of either a handsoap or a moisturizer (maybe both!). Love the pics!

Hhbean
11-04-11, 12:31 am
Oh, your piggy is too cute! Thanks for the pictures!

skinnypigs
11-04-11, 06:59 pm
Cute colours!!!

Lanolin
11-04-11, 10:06 pm
Thanks so much for the comments!!! I'm a very proud mom :D