Excitable Piggies!

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My 2 girlies have just turned 2.5 months old and they are still as excitable as ever! However enjoyable it is to watch them popcorn about and run around like little rockets, they are quite hard to calm down when it comes to handling them! :)) I'm not worried as eventually after about 10 mins when they've finished chomping on grass then both chill out and Noodle even has got into the habit of falling asleep but they only sit still if they are eating something or after eating! They are a lot more used to us now and when I sit with them for grass time they climb all over me and even climb into my jacket for a cuddle but I just wondered if there were any alternative ways to give these piggies a chill pill when its time for some handling! Sorry its such a long post! Thank you!
 

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My 2 girlies have just turned 2.5 months old and they are still as excitable as ever! However enjoyable it is to watch them popcorn about and run around like little rockets, they are quite hard to calm down when it comes to handling them! :)) I'm not worried as eventually after about 10 mins when they've finished chomping on grass then both chill out and Noodle even has got into the habit of falling asleep but they only sit still if they are eating something or after eating! They are a lot more used to us now and when I sit with them for grass time they climb all over me and even climb into my jacket for a cuddle but I just wondered if there were any alternative ways to give these piggies a chill pill when its time for some handling! Sorry its such a long post! Thank you!
They are just still wiggly youngsters... ;)

Don't be afraid, there is soon the time when you think back on it with nostalgia once you have a middle aged piggy whose idea of exercise is to plonk down straight away!

Here are some tips, but rest assured that things are going to calm down sooner than you'd like! Not all piggies will ever enjoy lap time or be snuggle monsters, but you can still enjoy interacting with them - actually having them climb all over you is in some ways a lot of fun in itself!
How To Understand Guinea Pig Instincts And Speak Piggy Body Language
 

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Aw I miss the activity of young ones! Mine aren't that old but they're certainly couch potatoes most the time!
 

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Thank you both for you advice! I will cherish these younger years then! :luv:
Definitely! My only relatively active piggy Bella often tries to get the others to play zoomies with her but they have none of it so she gives up bless her. She's the smallest so maybe that's why she's still a little active. She's the most mischievous too ;)
 

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Definitely! My only relatively active piggy Bella often tries to get the others to play zoomies with her but they have none of it so she gives up bless her. She's the smallest so maybe that's why she's still a little active. She's the most mischievous too ;)
Yeah the smaller piggy of my two is DEFINITELY the mischievous one!
 

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The woes of wee piggies! Bella is such a bad influence on the others too. The fleece burrowing hurts my soul, she encourages everyone else to do it! :eek:
It sounds like my Beansprout and your Bella would get along very well! Bean is always jumping on top of their Igloo on the grass which encourages Noodle to try, she always attempts it after her but has a bit more junk in her trunk and ends up falling! Little madams! :P
 

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It sounds like my Beansprout and your Bella would get along very well! Bean is always jumping on top of their Igloo on the grass which encourages Noodle to try, she always attempts it after her but has a bit more junk in her trunk and ends up falling! Little madams! :P
They would be partners in crime alright! XD

Aw poor Noodle, sounds like my Cissy, that girl is all junk and no trunk :))
 

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One of your babies even looks a bit like my Bella!

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Her eyes are always sparkling with mischief and glee :))
 
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