Chirping!!

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I was dozing off last night when I was woken by a squeaky sound. When I opened the door I realised it was coming from downstairs. I switched the light on and it stopped! I sat on the stairs for a minute then went to check on the boys. They were just standing there staring and unmoving! I went back upstairs and a few minutes later it started up again! It really sounded like a bird was trapped in the house. Too scared to go downstairs again I sent my husband :eek: he was at the top of the stairs and it stopped again! THEY WERE CHIRPING! Or at least one was. Not sure who but I’d reckon it’s most likely Toffee! He thought they were cold so put their cuddle cups in. They didn’t chirp again after that so he’s convinced that’s what was wrong :own::woot:
 

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The exact thing has just recently happened to me and it was Eden. Wonder if something is in the air!
 
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You never know! I counted it as a blessing after I got over the (irrational) fear :doh:
 

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Chirping is really odd, I have seen a piggy go from walking around happily to chirping then going back to eating hay so am convinced it is not a distress thing. Widget chirps normally a few times a year, and before that we have had the odd piggy do it. Such an eerie sound
 

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My Cissy chirps quite a lot, it's a wonderful sound. It upsets me that so many people say that it's because they're sad, lonely or scared because it's definitely not that. As @sport_billy has said, they'll be going about their business and suddenly stop and chirp, then return back to business. My other pigs don't take much notice most the time and 2 others have chirped once or twice so it must be a learnt behaviour too. Cissy has chirped on and off for 2 years now!

I hope we find out in my life time! I'm still convinced they're contacting the mother ship ;)
 

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Mothership indeed :P but yes I found it eerie and scary before I figured out what it was:roll:
 
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