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So my guiena pig passed away recently last Friday and i need some advice should I get another guiena pig or no because it’s hard seeing his cage empty and I feel as it would help me cope easier but I don’t want this guiena pig to die to and feel the pain again but I feel lonely without my baby but I don’t want to feel like I’m replacing him because I loved him a lot
 

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No two pigs are the same so it's not like you are trying to replace a much-loved pet. But I have a better idea for you - get two new pigs :love:. You will love them just as much as your old piggy.
The wonderful thing about pets is that there is no limit to the number you can love. The worst thing is the deaths. But even that can be positive because it creates a vacancy for another needy soul to come into your world.
 
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:agr: if you were able to have two, in a suitable sized cage, you would see a wider range of their fun and fascinating behaviour, and they would be happier than on their own. If you adopted a bonded pair from a rescue, you would be less likely to have problems with fall outs etc. It's so amusing watching piggies popcorning and rumblestrutting at each other! :))
 
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If you are going to get more pigs then I would definitely get a pair from a rescue :)
 
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Personally I wouldn't rush into it. You are in the early days of grief and need to allow yourself time to grieve. If you feel like it could just be trying to replace your lost piggy then that is not a good starting point for bonding with a new and very individual piggy. Be kind to yourself
 
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Oh and btw I just use regular bedding should I switch to fleece ?
 
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Personally I wouldn't rush into it. You are in the early days of grief and need to allow yourself time to grieve. If you feel like it could just be trying to replace your lost piggy then that is not a good starting point for bonding with a new and very individual piggy. Be kind to yourself
yes I’m gonna think and see what I come to
 
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