Category Archives: Guinea pig diet

Princess Piggy Poo juices

Princess Piggy Poo likes to think she’s a trendsetter, but like so many Californians before her, she’s now on the juicing bandwagon. The health benefits of juicing for cavies are not the same on the outside as for people. She … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo taste tester

Because most of a guinea pig’s daily diet is supposed to be composed of Timothy hay, it’s important to find the most enjoyable brand. Princess Piggy Poo has a sophisticated palate when it comes to Timothy hay. I have provided … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo’s $982 lesson

News of Princess Piggy Poo’s restored health was prematurely reported a few weeks ago. She was good as new for only a few days after that post was made. Then the pain and bleeding from her bladder stone returned. For … Continue reading

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Hay, hay Princess Piggy Poo

Princess Piggy Poo has clear ideas about her preferences. In a blind taste test, I presented my cute cavy with two brands of timothy hay. I placed one mound of Oxbow® and another of Kaytee® in her cage. There was … Continue reading

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Sugar Plum Piggy Poo

Every day Princess Piggy Poo gets an organic cherry tomato cut in half, along with her lettuce and whatever other guinea pig friendly fruit or vegetable I have on hand. Because guinea pigs need vitamin C included in their diets each … Continue reading

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Sugar-free Princess Piggy Poo

My latest work assignment has been to interview specialists about diabetes. I know that being overweight can lead to diabetes, and having a chubby guinea pig gives me reason for pause. While Princess Piggy Poo may have a higher cavy … Continue reading

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Right at home with Princess Piggy Poo

This weekend Princess Piggy Poo was thrilled that her number one blog commenter, Kramer, came for a visit. Every couple of years Kramer makes her way to Los Angeles—usually in the fall to attend Jimmy Kimmel’s San Gennaro Festival—and to … Continue reading

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