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  1. Isabela

    Cuddling Time - Stretching, Yawning And Grooming

    When I cuddle my piggies they are usually calm and lay down and enjoy the petting. They are also very vocal and are talking to me all the time. Todays one was stretching and yawning while being cuddled. She's usually shy. So this surprised me. The other one was also being cuddled after that and...
  2. W

    Petting

    I have two girls, an american (Nymeria) and a peruvian (Bubbles). Nymeria loves it when I pet her and I when I rub her cheeks in both directions. I some times fluff her fur in the other direction, just around the head and she doesn't seem to mind it and is relaxed. I read that it is bad to do...
  3. Louspiggs

    Good Or Bad?

    ive had two boars for roughly a month and today i was sitting cross legged on the floor while they were out of the cage. one of my boys came onto my lap (i havent enticed him with anything) and he let me stroke him for about 5 minutes which is quite long for him as all he wants to do is run laps...
  4. Einahpets16

    Licking... Good Sign?

    Hi. I'm actually really happy because a month ago I got Agatha my baby girl. So it's been a "learning every day" kind of experience. But I think now I can understand her better and when she wants food, hay, attention or when she wants to be by herself. Recently I notice she licks my hand...
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