Archive for October, 2018

Zoo Med Mini Can O’ Crickets Reptile & Bird Food #chewyinfluencer

Chewy offered us the mini Can O’ Crickets to try this month at no charge, and I thought it could be good for my birds. Zoo Med Mini Can O’ Crickets Reptile & Bird Food is the latest in reptile nutrition and convenience. Feeder insects are cooked in the can to lock in flavor and […]

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Merrick Thanksgiving Day Dinner cat food for #chewyinfluencer

Merrick Purrfect Bistro has a full line on Chewy, and with the holidays around the corner, Chewy thought we might want to get a little festive – so we got a case of Thanksgiving Day Dinner to try with our snooty cats for free. This is a minced dinner in gravy, and after giving it […]

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Guinea pig gaining weight with bad teeth

My title is not as bad as it seems, but you’ll understand this in a few. Murphy somehow managed to break the other tooth next to the broken one, and I assume they are more even. I can’t confirm because they are sharp, and she bites when you try to muzzle her with your fingertips […]

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My guinea pigs are falling apart

I realized I last discussed about Lily’s passing, but I haven’t updated on Murphy other than her temperament. My last guinea pig, Murphy (Lily’s daughter), ended up breaking a tooth on something. Now, she has malocclusion, and gets her dental done on Monday. Everything needs trimmed under anesthesia from her molars to her incisors. Again […]

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Single guinea pig

It’s been a week, and Murphy is working out alright. She’s talking to us all day long with sassy attitude. Hey Lady! Oh!!! That Guy! You Too! And she’s always asking us for treats. This evening I had just left the dining room area and sat on the couch. I looked over and she was […]

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Lily Momma – last adopted guinea pig

My 8 year old guinea pig Chai had just died January 2015, and the next day Mu-Xi was all alone. Mu-Xi had been a very shy guinea pig. I originally got her for a Skinny I had, after her buddy passed away, but when Mu-Xi met Skeeter, she ran away screaming. She would scream any […]

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The bloat killed her

We’ll talk about this later. It was Wednesday night curled up in my arms.

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I was very wrong – My sick guinea pig

When you feel that you are well established, there would be no more surprises. I must still be a layman because my guinea pig has a severe case of bloat. She’s not in G.I. Stasis, and yet her bloat is so severe that they took 3 views on the x-rays just to make sure her […]

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Stay calm – It’s just a sick guinea pig

Over the last week, I have been having trouble getting Lily to take her usual treats from me. She kept asking for snacks, and then telling me it wasn’t a snack, and walking off. Alright. Maybe it’s a spell with her sniffer? Turns out, not entirely, and when I was cleaning the pig pen on […]

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