An ode to my guinea pig, Appa, who has passed away.
A guinea pig being sick is never fun since even the smallest thing like ringworm could be fatal if ignored. Guinea pigs are prey animals and they are professionals when it comes to hiding pain, no matter how much time you spend with them. By the time they show your pain, it's typically too late [...]
I am a recent college grad still working retail during a pandemic, I am far from financially well off. However, like most people my age now, pets are the most important thing in the world. When I first started acquiring guinea pigs, I wanted 3. Here I am now with 6. They all came home [...]
I walked into my local PetCo on October 3rd, 2020, at 5:03 am to pick up some hay and treats for my babies. It's a common thing for me to look at the guinea pigs they have for sale just to appreciate how cute they are. However, every time I look at them, I think, [...]
On May 13th, 2020, I noticed my guinea pig's ear was very dry but did some googling, slapped some Vaseline on her ear, and it cleared up rather quick. On May 14th, I noticed a bump on her head and after investigating it (and her biting me from investigating it), it looked like a dry [...]