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I've been a little worried about Gus recently as he feels lighter when I pick him up but not actually losing weight on the scales. Turns out Walter is just fat and I always pick him up first because he doesn't resist!
Walter is hefty 1.2kg and Gus is just a little over 1kg.
Doesn't make any sense because Gus definitely eats more?!
 

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I guess each piggy is different, i have no obvious ganets in my tribe but i do have a girl heavier than the rest :)
 

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I think that some are just bigger boned and have bigger frames. I always think that Sundae looks solid (she was 2 lb 8 oz at the vet today), but Linney in her prime was almost 3 pounds, and Frenzy never got much bigger than 2 lbs or so in spite of a really healthy appetite!

I had the same experience recently where I was worried that Sundae was losing weight, but she is actually maintaining just fine, I think that Hadley is just catching up to Sundae's size so quickly that I don't feel the weight difference between them like I used to. Instead of Sundae getting slimmer, Hadley's getting bigger!
 

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My boys ar the same. Rohan is a lot bigger and heavier than Paddy but they both eat and weigh healthy amounts, it's just Paddy is noticeably smaller when you hold them.
 

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Archie has gone huge lately, weighed him today and hes 1kg 305g! I know its my fault though, ive been giving him way too much grass.
 

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Both boys get loads of floor time, all day at weekends (at least 5 hours) and an hour or 2 and night in the week. They don't really get a lot of grass because I don't have a garden but I have been growing some in pots for them to munch every now and again. I think it's their nuggets? Might do a switch over to Harringtons. That seems to be a big hit all round.
I do love a good cuddle with my chubber though lol.
 
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