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  1. France

    Can't cope- need answers

    A few months ago in September my baby Honey died from mysterious causes. I've posted a couple of times about him for other, minor issues. I usually can move on in about a few weeks or so, but his death was far different from all the others and has left me grieving for longer than usual due to...
  2. TheLottiediarys

    New Friends since losing Bear and Lottie, Possibly combing two pairs?

    Sadly for Anya and Aurora, They have now lost their two cage mates, Bear and Lottie in a space of a few weeks, Obviously this has been an upsetting time for everyone, But I'm thinking mostly about how the girls are dealing with losing Bear. Since we now have two pairs, Anya and Aurora and Baby...
  3. Haylezz

    Helping a grieving guinea pig.

    Hello guys! I just lost my guinea pig which was with my other little girl and now she is not eating and really upset. Any ideas what I can do to help her get though this. I have got another 2 but they are boys. This is the first guinea pig I have lost, so I have no idea 😭 Thank you in advance!
  4. Shelby._.

    A New Buddy.

    My make guinea pig Fin passed away suddenly yesterday. I came home from school to find him looking very ill I did everything I could for him and wouldn’t be able to take him to the vet until the morning. He unfortunately didn’t make it and passed away. My dad was in the room with me and held Fin...
  5. Julie P.

    My Sweet Abe

    Hello, long time (4 year) follower here, but I have never posted, until now. My sweet, beautiful Abe passed away this morning. I'm devastated. He was the most gentle little pig I've ever known. I was lucky enough to adopt Abe 1 1/2 yrs ago from a rescue in Indiana (I live in Kentucky), when my...
  6. Sporgan

    Unexpected Death Of A Young Boar, Do I Need To Get Another Playmate For His Brother?

    Over the weekend a tragic accident resulted in the very tough decision to have one of my fur babies put to sleep to end his suffering. The whole day was very emotional, unusual and difficult for me but also for my other guinea pig - his brother and cage mate of 2 years. I have been monitoring...
  7. T

    Dealing With Aging Guinea Pig

    Hi! Because I'm new to this forum, I'm not sure that I put this in the right spot. I have 2 female pigs, both 6 years old. My alpha pig, Cheers, has become very sick over the past few days. I took her to the vet just then, and the vet said that it was probably because of old age, and there's...
  8. JoannaMarie

    Monty My New Addition With His New Friend Alan The Lion

    I've had Monty a few weeks now, him and Alan seem to have bonded (finger's crossed) they were introduced over two weeks ago now. Alan does love to mount Monty but no real aggression and Monty has learnt to stick up for himself so Alan knows he can't push things too far! Monty is pretty cute it...
  9. leahp1803

    Can Guinea Pigs Delay Their Grieving Process?

    i lost one my my piggies about 3 weeks ago now and he left behind his little friend who has been with him since he was 4 weeks old. when my other piggie first past he seemed OK, he was eating playing, popcorning, and he basically did nothing that I was expecting as him grieving goes! but now...