Silent Sunday 1.11.20
Nov01

Silent Sunday 1.11.20

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Introducing Herbert the guinea pig
Oct27

Introducing Herbert the guinea pig

It is six weeks since our beloved guinea pig, Cedric, died. It feels like a long time ago. And all that time Henry has been on his own. Guinea pigs are sociable animals and shouldn’t be on their own and I was quite worried about Henry for a time. When Cedric was around (and especially when Cedric was ill), Henry seemed to eat non-stop. But he ate a lot less after Cedric died and started to lose weight. I’m pleased to say...

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Introducing Henry the guinea pig
Dec09

Introducing Henry the guinea pig

When our beloved guinea pig, Wilfred, sadly died in October, I knew we would have to get a new friend for Cedric. Guinea pigs are sociable animals, who thrive around other guinea pigs. Cedric was always very reliant on Wilfred and I was worried how he would cope without him. When Wilfred left the hutch to go the vet on the day before he died, it was the last ever time they were together. Poor Cedric ran around the hutch squeaking like...

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Silent Sunday 1.12.19
Dec01

Silent Sunday 1.12.19

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The guinea pig Daddy
Mar13

The guinea pig Daddy

When we got our first guinea pigs, Eric and Daisy, back in the summer of 2014, my husband wasn’t keen. He didn’t try to stop us getting them, but he did say they were our responsibility and he wasn’t having any part in looking after them. And he was true to his word. Apart from slipping the guinea pigs the occasional piece of veg in the kitchen, his main contribution to their welfare was in moaning about me moaning...

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