Monthly Archives: September 2012

Goodnight Golden Girl

On Friday 14th September 2012 we said a fond farewell to Chiara who went on her way at the age of 6.  Chiara’s health had gradually been deteriorating since May.  She had slowly been loosing weight and had a bit of Arthritis, but any pain was well managed with Rimadyl.  Right up to the last…

Chiara: the one that got away, but not too far…

Thanks go to Karen (who used to run Reading Guinea Pig Rescue) for this article about Chiara. When I ran the rescue, a guinea had to be somewhat special for me to seriously want to keep them. The warning signs are not being able to name them, or not giving them a name just because…

Pig Pots

When the time comes to say goodbye to our little friends, the departure of a much loved guinea can leave a big hole in your heart. There are a number of ways that you can remember your guinea, but my favourite is to create a Pig Pot for each one. The idea of a Pig…