I adopted my first pet as a (mostly) independent adult at 22 years old and this collection of posts details my personal experiences with them as well as information I have gathered along the way that I felt would be useful for those looking into adopting a guinea pig as well.
My First Guinea Pigs
This post details the life of my 7 guinea pigs I had from age 7 to age 14. It’s what introduced me to my love of guinea pigs and what would eventually become a small obsession for them.
My Adulthood Guinea Pigs
This is about my two girls, Mocha and Linda, and their stories of how they came into my life. I also talk about their struggles together and their cute personalities.
Mocha and Linda’s Bonding Process
I had never experienced the female guinea pig process in my life but I now know first hand how scary and difficult it is. This post details that experience and what they do to bond.
The Do’s and Don’t of Owning a Guinea Pig
A discussion of what you should do with a guinea pig and what you should avoid doing.
Basic Guinea Pig Care
I detailed some of the important things to keep in mind while you’re preparing to adopt a guinea pig and things to plan ahead for.
Guinea Pig DIY’s
Would you believe me if I said there are a ton of different ways you can DIY for your guinea pigs? I made a list of different things you can create for your own!
An Unexpected Third
We were happy with our two girls when an unexpected boy came into our lives that we couldn’t resist.
Having a Pregnant Piggy
When we got our Linda, we had no idea she was pregnant. This is how she came to surprise us with two adorable newborns.
The 6th Baby
My 6th guinea pig, acquired while making an innocent visit to the pet store for hay and treats.
My first baby, Mocha, ended up getting ringworm. This is how it was cleared up.
The youngest came down with the leading cause of death in guinea pigs.
How I Afford 6 Guinea Pigs
I’m not rich and I have 6 pigs. I’ve found ways to cut costs in safe ways.
The Passing of Appa
My beautiful little boy has passed over the rainbow bridge.