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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Introducing Cedric
Feb19

Introducing Cedric

It took us a few days to decide whether Wilfred the guinea pig needed a new friend after Eric died, but I think deep down we knew all along that he did. Four days after Eric died, I started to question whether Wilfred had lost a bit of weight himself. Certainly he didn’t seem to be eating much apart from hay. He was grieving for his lost friend and I didn’t want to lose him too. We’d bought all of our guinea pigs...

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