Guinea Pigs' lifestyle, Uncategorized

The worst and the best of 2018

We are done with 2018 for almost a month now. And we thought it would be nice to keep in mind the worst and the best moment of this year.

The worst was by far the losing Worf. This is the last photo Ms M took of him.

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On the other hand, the best moment is connected to Archy, the new addition.

In December, after 8 months with us, he was finally so relaxed that he slept like this:

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In between we had great moments, and not so great. Like a normal life. Piggy and human lives. 🙂

 

Guinea Pigs' lifestyle, Uncategorized

Power struggle

Kirk is back home. Not cleared, but stable and not in need for oxygen therapy. So all the other medicines can be given at home.

After three days of being the king of the pen, Archy seemed a little bit disturbed by Kirk’s return. Kirk didn’t take it well neither, so they picked a fight. Not the usual rumbling and teeth chattering, but really some biting and Kirk ended up with some scratches on his nose.

The logical thing to do was to separate them. Kirk is still under treatment and avoiding supplementary stress should be a priority. Of course, from the logistic point of view, this separation caused a mess.

The grids were used to build a shelf. Now the shelf had to be dismantled in a hurry (kids were demanding attention too). The VetBed was placed in such way that they both sleep on it, but is not large enough to cover the full cage. So it had to be moved. And redecorating was necessary too.

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On the other hand, Spock was out of the house for less than nine hours. When he got back, both Data and him were so happy for the reunion that they hid in the same little wood house and just enjoyed the closeness.

Now we just hope Kirk and Archy will accept once again to share the same cage.