Face Nibbles

Status
Not open for further replies.

Herbietheguinealion

Junior Guinea Pig
Joined
Nov 29, 2014
Messages
96
Reaction score
52
Points
220
Location
Worcs
hi everyone, just a random question, when herbie is cuddling his momma sometimes he seems to try to nibble her chin or nose or lips. Or he holds her lip in his teeth but doesn't bite... I have no idea why, he doesn't do it with anyone else... Does anyone else recognise this?
 

Herbietheguinealion

Junior Guinea Pig
Joined
Nov 29, 2014
Messages
96
Reaction score
52
Points
220
Location
Worcs
Lol he does love his mommy... We get piggie kisses but he only nibbles his mommy.

What is power grooming exactly?
 

Wiebke

Moderator
Staff member
Joined
Mar 10, 2009
Messages
68,858
Reaction score
37,364
Points
3,466
Location
Coventry UK
Power grooming is usually gentle ear nibbling on a subordinate or new guinea pig. It translates as "I want you to be a member of the group I am leading".

Perhaps his mommy is using a face cream that he is finding irresistible?
 
Status
Not open for further replies.
Top