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kristin25

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Well, my new gps Busby and Birkeley made it through their first night's stay with us! They seem to be happy, although I'm not great at deciphering all the sounds they make yet. They both let me pet their head with one finger a little. And they closed their eyes kind of like my cats do when I pet them. I'm feeding them from my hands sometimes and trying to take it slow, so they don't feel threatened. Also, do they need a night light at night? Thanks for everyone's advice and warm wishes thus far! Here are a couple more pics if ya like:
 
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They are so adorable. Mine are in my bedroom and have the light off at night, they make noise at first, but after 10 minutes they are pretty silent, and I think they enjoy the light off. Guinea pigs sleep both during the day and at night.
 

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Glad they are doing well and you seem to be doing a great job. I actually leave a nightlight on for my guys. I dont know why, but I have them all over my house. I might be scared of the dark ohhhhh. No I guess so I can see where the heck I am going late at night.
 

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A nightlight sounds fine, as long as it is not horribly bright.
 
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Guinea pigs are diurnal which means they sleep both day and night. Pigs usually only sleep a few minutes at a time for a total of about 4 hours in a 24 hour period. If you want to have some type of light for them to see at night other than a nightlight, rope lights are great and so are colored christmas lights. Just make sure they are above the cage where the pigs cannot get to them to chew on.
 
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