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rainbow bridge piggies

  1. B

    R.i.p Buttons (without You)

    Without you to hear Without you to hold Without your kisses and cuddles Without growing old Without you running around Without your Rumbling sound Without your ginger/brown/white hair Without you popcorning in the air Without you life feels empty Without you covering us in pee Without you here...
  2. winnie

    Can't Get Over Losing My Boy

    Its been 5 months since I had to have my eldest boar Varo put to sleep & I just can't seem to get over it. I know I did the right thing for him as he was 7 1/2 years old was blind, had glaucoma, impaction , diabetes and arthritis in his legs. It was his arthritis that eventually made him not be...
  3. Carrotyd

    How To Tell A Child That A Beloved Guinea Pig Has Died?

    Hello all. Lloyd, the piggy on the left in my profile picture, passed away overnight after a very brief and rapid illness, leaving behind his best buddy and cage-mate, Harry. While the pair of them belong to me, I have many nieces and nephews who are also very much invested in the boys' care...
  4. A

    Rainbow Bridge For Pearl.

    I lost my beautiful piggy pearl this morning very suddenly and am very shocked and upset. I know she's okay now though and just hope her sister Marble will be okay. Love you Pearl, sleep tight xx
  5. E_Blackaby

    Miss You Already Anna

    I came home from university last night for my mum to tell me one of my gorgeous Guinea pigs has sadly passed away. She was only two and a half years old but she meant so much to me and she really was such a gorgeous pig inside and out. I am left with my other very special piggy, Anna's sister...
  6. meggles1410

    I'm So Scared And Sad... Mixed Emotions

    its been a very long time since ive posted about 4-3 years ago when i got my pig Maisie and adopted Teddy. well teddy passed over the rainbow bridge last month aged 6-7 we believe due to a massive tumor. this has left me heart broken and Maisie more so as she never left his side! her depression...
  7. coco&chanel

    Unexpected Passing

    My beautiful Peruvian girl, Chanel passed away last night. I found her this morning laid out on top of a snuggle sack with her eyes open. She was only 11 months old and this has come as a huge shock to me, I am completely devastated. She was a perfectly healthy guinea pig. She did have a...
  8. Lizzie3654

    Goofball

    My baby goofball died tonight. I came home and went to feed them some hay when she was unusually sitting in the corker of her cage away from her mates. I want to pet her and she didn't move at all like she usually would. I coundnt even move her myself I needed my mom to (I'm still only 16). I...
  9. peach

    Rip - My Sweet Girl Popcorn

    My little girl Popcorn was my first pet. She was 8 weeks and I was 44 years old. I bought her from the Pet store that was before I knew anything about animal rescue. On the way home from the store she was in a box and I had her on my lap, then she peed on my lap. My husband then told me that was...
  10. leahp1803

    Bye Bye My Baby Rudi

    to the sweetest, silliest, most playful loving piggie, it will be a week tomorrow since you passed away and I miss you everyday, and I'm so thankful for the time we spent together ❤️I spent a week syringe feeding you, and it only bought us closer and I could tell you loved me, I held my hand...
  11. L

    Rip Bramble

    We are so sad our dear little Bramble did not make it through his post-op recovery from bladder stone surgery. Bramble passed away 11/9/2015. We will miss him so much - particularly his excitement and enthusiastic squeaks every time I walked into the room. We'll miss cuddles, and chats, and...
  12. B

    Is My Guinea Pig Heading To Rainbow Bridge?

    My female guinea pig bugsy (inspired from the Adam Sandler film bedtime stories) has been in my life for 6 years now, which I hear is really good because guinea pigs live for up to five years. We thought she would have passed away along time ago because she has this infected sore on her back...
  13. Gelert

    Remembering The Rainbow Bridge Piggies

    Thought you lot might like to see my past piggies. These two were my second pair. Both siblings, they were tiny little scraps of fur when I brought them home. However, within a year, they'd grown into fine examples of guinea pigs! They lived to around 7 years old, and both died within a week of...