||Four years old|
||Saratoga County, New York, USA|
are Nibbles and Brownie, two of our three guinea pigs. Known
collectively as "The Fatties," to distinguish from their svelt boyfriend
Thor, they also answer to "Queen Nibbles" and "The Brownmeister."
Nibbles says, "Daddy originally didn't want to buy me, because he knew
mommy would want to get me a friend, and the house would eventually be
full of guinea pigs. But he fell in love with me quickly, and they went
out and brought me back Brownie as a companion one month later. I'm the
spokespig, my friend Brownie is very quiet and shy. I work hard, doing
all the squealing for food and attention, but Brownie only talks when
she's getting her nails clipped."
Working from home, I get to spend a lot of time with my pig buddies. My
wife and I lavish a lot of love (and greens) on our affectionate little