Posts Tagged ‘guinea pigs’

Depression in Guinea Pigs

There is a warning that prey animals can get depressed and die when they lose their mates, family members, herd members, pack. You have to watch them very closely, keep up with weight checks, and give them more attention to encourage them to stay out and be active. I have watched how my guinea pigs […]

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Oxbow Simple Rewards Small Animal Treats #chewyinfluencer

We were given the option this month for an Oxbow product! I go way back to 2007 with my Oxbow experience, and when Chewy says I get to try something of theirs for free, of course I wanted to pick out an item to cheer Murphy up. Murphy is now a single guinea pig. She’s […]

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THROW OUT YOUR ROMAINE – C.D.C. alerts U.S. Consumers and cases in Canada

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/romaine-lettuce-is-not-safe-to-eat-cdc-warns-us-consumers/2018/11/20/726d0ae6-ece9-11e8-96d4-0d23f2aaad09_story.html?utm_term=.44b80d2a1169 E. coli outbreak once again. Discontinue all romaine until the issue is cleared, or indefinitely.

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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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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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Preconceptions out the window – Raising pets

There are arguments for everyone’s household on parenting and raising your fids or kids. I have been doing both for 10 years now, and my opinions have evolved so much that I would probably shout a few choice things at myself even back in the first five years over the way I was doing things. […]

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Washing fleece bedding – Guinea pig laundry – The gross of it

The D.C. area has been getting rained on for weeks. Flash flood warning every few days. We just moved into a new house and our stuff is everywhere. What did I do with the guinea pig laundry I needed to do? Good question. It went out back on the deck. Dismal tried to put a […]

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