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  1. Re: Happy to be here! My name is Ben and Theo is my piggy.

    He is such a cutie and you are right, he is photogenic. It's so nice to meet both you and Theo. He's a lucky little guy to have been adopted by you. May you have many happy and healthy years with...
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    Adopt vs. Buy: Re: I took RESCUE to a whole new level

    What an amazing story. You certainly went on and above in your rescue effort. Thank you for not giving up when it seemed like all hope was lost. This story really renews my belief that there are...
  3. Supplements: Re: Oxbow Natural Science (Supplements) - Your Thoughts?

    My pigs used to love the Oxbow Vitamin C tablets until they changed the formula and made them more of a wafer compared to a tablet. After that none of my pigs would touch them even after soaking the...
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    Re: New & would like advice on adoption

    I agree with SSLee that this family will quickly lose interest in visiting the pigs once they are gone from their house. I wouldn't be afraid to continue with the rehoming because I don't think they...
  5. Re: These people want to buy 10 diffrent types of animals and will trade produced rab

    @4boipigs, I agree with you about many of the craigslist ads being worrisome. I've never rescued a guinea pig from one of their ads but I did answer an ad from a lady wanting to find another home...
  6. Re: Any advice on grieving and how to cope with guilt?

    My deepest sympathy for your loss of your precious piggy, Rico. You did everything that was humanly possible for him so please don't feel like you did anything wrong. Just by reading your post, I...
  7. Re: Unknowingly Adopted A Pregnant Guinea Pig (Any Advice is Welcome)

    I have no experience with a pregnant guinea pig, but from everything I've read from others, it's very common for them to lay around when they are close to delivery. I'm sure she feels very...
  8. Thread: Pneumonia

    by Kelsie
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    General: Re: Pneumonia

    I will be keeping Louise in my thought and prayers for a speedy recovery. You are a very kind person to take her in when she was abandoned. I hope you will keep us updated as to how she is doing.
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    Hiding: Re: need some advice

    Guinea Pig Papa has given you excellent advice. Throughout my years of guinea pig ownership, I've had pigs with very outgoing personalities and pigs who were shy. With time each one of them became...
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    How Many: Re: Transitioning a Solo Pig

    I'm happy to hear that she seems to be adjusting. The signs to look out for would be loss of appetite and general listlessness. I would say that hiding out and not wanting to interact with you...
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    How Many: Re: Transitioning a Solo Pig

    I'm so sorry to hear about your losses and an extra hug for your loss of Hermione. I understand your situation regarding not wanting to get anymore piggies. I've seen that same scenario many times....
  12. Thread: Hello

    by Kelsie
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    Re: Hello

    Aww... They are adorable. Thank you for sharing your pictures and welcome to the forum.
  13. Thread: Little Bear

    by Kelsie
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    Re: Little Bear

    Guinea Pig Papa, I would also like to thank you for writing such a lovely tribute to both @boipigs and Little Bear. You always express your condolences in the most touching way. I've always admired...
  14. Thread: Little Bear

    by Kelsie
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    Re: Little Bear

    I'm so sorry to read of Little Bear's passing. I followed your posts on him and always admired you for the way you took him in and gave him so much love. Thank you for allowing us to share his life...
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    Adopting: Re: Guidance on type of new brother to adopt

    I got my last two pigs from two different shelters. The first shelter was very well run with a knowledgeable staff who seemed to really care about this young guinea pig. The second shelter was just...
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    Re: Remembering Punkin

    What a sweet little boy! I know he enjoyed every moment of his life with his very dedicated owner. Every piggy who enters your home has hit the jackpot. They couldn't ask for a happier life.
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    Re: Hi everyone! New(ish) piggie owner!

    I'm sorry I'm a little late but welcome to the forum. Thank you so much for adopting these boys. I love the names you've chosen for them. May you have many happy years with Willow and Oak.
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    Chat Re: Remembering Pooper

    He was such a handsome boy. You never really forget the love that you had for your first pig. My first two pigs were Rusty and Randy and even though they've been gone for over thirty years, and...
  19. Bedding: Re: My report after switching from shredded paper to aspen bedding.

    A guinea pig bedspread covers the entire cage and goes over all four sides. It keeps the pigs from burrowing under the fleece. If you go online and type in "Piggy Bedspreads" it will take you to...
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    Rehoming: Re: Separating babies from moma and rehoming

    The only advice I can give you is to carefully screen any new adopters. Of course you can't control what happens once your pigs go into a new home, but choosing only someone who shares your idea of...
  21. Bedding: Re: My report after switching from shredded paper to aspen bedding.

    I always use Carefresh for my rat cage. It works perfectly so I thought when I built my guinea pig enclosure I would use it. That was a short lived idea. The cost was exorbitant for that large of a...
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    Re: Rest Well Sweet boy

    I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you can take comfort in the fact that you gave him a wonderful life and he was very blessed to be with you. Rest In Peace, sweet boy!
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    Hay: Re: KMS Bluegrass hay

    I feel the same way. I never use the cardboard boxes, I just take the hay out of the boxes and store it in a rubbermaid container and just put the amount that I need in their kitchen area. I did...
  24. Possibly Pregnant: Re: Three recently adopted females possibly pregnant

    They are beautiful piggies. Poor little things living in such deplorable conditions. Thank you so much for taking them in. I love their names.
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    How Many: Re: Next step to take? Lonely guinea pig.

    ashlynm. I just wanted to add that once you go to Scotty's Youtube channel you need to scroll down to his video from October 2, 2019 to find that list.
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