Category Archives: Guinea pig diet

Eat like a Piggy

People comment on how “big” Princess Piggy Poo is but she doesn’t subscribe to the Hollywood vision of thin. Princess Piggy Poo is the same size as her mother and the other guinea pigs of her lineage. While she may … Continue reading

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Fickle Princess Piggy Poo

Hold on cilantro, there’s a new treat giving you a run for your hold on my cavy’s heart—Italian parsley. Princess Piggy Poo mowed down her Italian parsley stalks in record time and seemed to be a little more aggressive than … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo’s fav food

Until I lived in California, I had never heard of cilantro. My mom had coriander in her spice rack, but I had no idea those dried seed were cilantro. Now the fresh herb has a place in my grocery basket … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy—emphasis on the—Poo

The “Beverly Hills Diet” book was sitting on my kitchen table and my friend Christine’s then-husband John picked it up and started thumbing through it. “You eat like this,” he warned, ”and you’ll be shitting like a goose.” I laughed … Continue reading

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Picky eater

Guinea pigs are like people. Their bodies don’t make vitamin C so they need a supply of it in their diets. Daily I give Princess Piggy Poo an array of fresh vegetables and fruits in hopes she won’t get scurvy. … Continue reading

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