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Is My Piggy Fat?

Discussion in 'Daily Care, Travel and Climate' started by Coconut piggy, Dec 31, 2016.

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  1. Coconut piggy

    Coconut piggy Junior Guinea Pig

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    Hi! Just a quick question: This is my 7 month old female, Coconut. Judging by her pictures, does she seem a bit fat? I weighed her using a bathroom scale yesterday by weighing myself, then weighing myself+Coconut together and doing the math. Her weight: 1.5 lbs. which is (according to Google) 0.680389 kg. I feed Unlimited oxbow hay, 1/8 cup oxbow pellets, and 1 cup of salad (including 1/2 baby carrot) every day. She also gets floor time everyday! But she still seems a bit chubby. Thanks to anyone who answers!
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    She looks fine to me. Nice and potato shaped like my boys!
     
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    Coconut piggy Junior Guinea Pig

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    Thanks, just checking! In some positions she looks more like a ball with legs and and floppy ears than a Guinea pig (potato).
     
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    Nothing wrong with "womanly curves"
     
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    Coconut piggy Junior Guinea Pig

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    :agr:
    Right.
     
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    GinaG Junior Guinea Pig

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    I was concerned my piggie was fat but then she fell ill and I was really glad she had the weight to take her through the illness. She's now better and piling it back on, as my vet said to me, they're meant to be chubby little creatures!
     
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    Olive Junior Guinea Pig

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    She's not fat, just very cuddle-ible
    :) :) :)
     
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