Sam and Dean

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:09 am


It's not much. A couple of patches with a few blades. Just barely enough for each piggie to get a small handful. They liked it so it was worth the effort.

rjespicer

Post   » Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:31 pm


Sam has similar coloring to our girl Chunkita. Very cute.

We regularly give our herd 4x4 trays of Wheatgrass and they love it.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:25 pm


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Dean is such a distinguished gentleman!

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Sammy wants to see what this new piggie is all about!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:02 am


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I got guinea pig kisses from my Sammy.

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Dean just likes to snuggle under the blanket.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:41 am


https://imgur.com/gallery/EkXV8dU

Sammy is one wild and crazy little guy! This cracks me up every time I watch it!

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:32 am


He is one happy guinea pig!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:06 am


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Sammy!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:09 am


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Dean!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Sat Apr 11, 2020 2:50 am


Happy one year anniversary to my boys, Sammy and Dean! Kind of late in the evening but I remembered it just in time. This last year together has been great and they've come so far. No longer the half skiddish, half confused little guys I brought home one year ago. I remember the back and forth between the nighttime cage and the day pen while I got their housing situation sorted out. In retrospect, it turned out to be a good thing as it helped them get used to me handling them.

I also remember the first time I took them outside to graze. I thought they were going to have a heart attack when a loud car drove by or when a plane took off. That is a thing of the past now. They hardly notice anything but the scrumptious green blades of grass. I'm extremely appreciative of the comfort they provided when we lost Scruffy. Dean in particular since he snuggled up to me, but having Sammy run around and act so cute as he always does made me smile at a time when it was very difficult for me to.

All in all it has been a wonderful first year. They are just under 2 years old now and are in great health. I love these little guys and I look forward to many more years together.

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Sef
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Post   » Sat Apr 11, 2020 8:53 am


Happy Anniversary!

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:09 am


I love how in time, they learn trust.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:58 pm


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Got Sammy and Dean out to graze today too. It was a beautiful and sunny 70° today and they made the most of it. Supposed to be more of the same tomorrow and the lawn is mostly green now. Soon it'll be time to start mowing it again.

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ItsaZoo
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Post   » Sun Apr 12, 2020 11:04 pm


Happy anniversary! Glad you had a nice day to get the boys outside!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Mon May 25, 2020 5:07 am


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Look at the greeting I got when I went to take these handsome boys outside for grass time! Far cry from the greeting I used to get from them. Sammy actually sat and cuddled today! I got licked instead of nibbled. Dean purrs for me now. Nice weather, grass and love. Good times!

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Lynx
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Post   » Mon May 25, 2020 12:28 pm


Aw, that is great!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Mon May 25, 2020 4:55 pm


I was a little worried about these two getting after each other because of the girls, but they seem to be ok with them being across the room. I've taken extra steps to keep the scent transfer (for lack of a better way to put it) down to a minimum. It doesn't matter with the other boys because they're all solo pigs, but with these two being paired, I don't know and don't want to take any more risk than I already have by adopting the girls. It's something I'm monitoring closely. It's also one of the things that would drive a decision to give the females to my sister if it becomes an issue. Of course it would break my heart, but I know those girls would go to a loving home if I had to do that.

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ItsaZoo
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Post   » Tue May 26, 2020 12:51 am


Those little guys sure look happy to see you!

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Tue May 26, 2020 3:01 am


No less happy than I always am to see them! I just love having all of my piggies.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Wed May 27, 2020 7:45 pm


Saw a tiny spot of what I thought was dried blood on Sammy's nose. It was barely noticeable. Nothing major and no open wound. I was able to wipe it off and didn't see a hole. It looked like Dean might have nipped him. Sammy has this habit of tipping over the pellet bowl and Dean doesn't like it. I've seen him lunge at Sammy for that several times. I thought that he got him this time. After all of my worry and fighting with him to sit still long enough to clean it up and check him out, the joke was on me. It was a small piece of tomato. I forgot that I gave him that yesterday.

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ItsaZoo
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Post   » Thu May 28, 2020 2:02 am


Glad you got to the bottom of this! As far as pellet bowls tipping over, I use a coffee cup hanging on the side of the cage. It's one of the older style cups that's short wide. I just used a bent a paperclip through the handle to hang it. It's at a little slant slightly off floor of the cage so she can't tip it over and the pellets stay clean.

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