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Princess Piggy Poo has a cold

Guinea pigs have sensitive respiratory systems. Although, cavies don’t really get colds, they get URIs. Even so, I’m not sure how Princess Piggy Poo caught an upper respiratory infection (URI) without going out in the cold, getting caught in the … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo hostage

Princess Piggy Poo lives with a criminal. In Switzerland, there is a law that prevents people from adopting a solo guinea pig. Because guinea pigs are social animals, the lawmakers believe that it is cruel to deprive a cavy the … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo’s rainy day

Princess Piggy Poo has been tucked under her dry towel all day. While the rain and wind were making a mess outside, she was cozy inside. My cavy was nestled like a matryoshka doll: inside her towel, inside her rainbow house, … Continue reading

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Smelling Princess Piggy Poo

Every time Princess Piggy Poo lifts her head and sniffs around, I feel that she is gathering important and ominous information. She bobs her little head with her nose in the air focusing on something I cannot detect. I wonder … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo, where are your teeth?

Guinea pigs have two big rabbit-looking teeth on the top and two on the bottom that are easy to view. Rumor has it that cavies have 20 teeth total. So, Princess Piggy Poo, where are your other 16 teeth? I … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo guard cavy

It’s true. Princess Piggy Poo may not scare away intruders, but her growl lets me know something is amiss in her kingdom. She channels her inner pit bull when the mailman delivers, a plane flies overhead or a friend comes … Continue reading

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Princess Piggy Poo cool cucumber

The last time Princess Piggy Poo had contact with another guinea pig was when she was a month old. After she was plucked from her birth family, there were no other cavy encounters, until yesterday. Princess Piggy Poo could hear … Continue reading

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