Monthly Archives: January 2012

Did you miss me?

Last weekend I went out of town and left Princess Piggy Poo with my friend Doug. I handed him the list: cuddle in the morning, feeding schedule, no direct sunlight and cuddle in the evening. The irony of giving Doug … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Piggy Poo

Tonight as I was cleaning Princess Piggy Poo’s cage, I flashed back to my New York City apartment. My guinea pig and I share the experience of living in a tiny studio where you can eat, sleep, play and poop … Continue reading

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Love bites

Read almost any guinea pig article or blog and it will tell you that guinea pigs don’t bite. Guinea pigs don’t bite. Hmm…I’m finding evidence to the contrary. Mr. Cucoloris Jr. would sit calmly on my lap while I gently … Continue reading

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A piggy for Piggy

Recently, I spent the night at a friend’s house and the instant I got home grabbed lettuce to feed Princess Piggy Poo her breakfast. She didn’t squeak when she heard the bag rustle. She didn’t even eat the lettuce. I … Continue reading

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Piss and vinegar

Are the kids looking for some cool experiment for science show-and-tell? Here’s a trick that makes me appreciate science and helps keep Princess Piggy Poo’s cage clean. Seems that guinea pig pee, which is supposed to be clear to cloudy … Continue reading

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Talk to me, Piggy

Funny thing, Princess Piggy Poo has really started to speak her mind. Seems it took her a couple of months to learn that the sound of the refrigerator door opening, the rustling of a lettuce bag and the pop of … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

It’s so played out, but in 2012 I need to make sure Princess Piggy Poo gets her fair share of exercise. I’m tasked with providing her with daily “floor time.” The thing about floor time in 2011 was that Princess … Continue reading

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