||Three years old|
||Dutch pattern guinea pig|
is a little rodent with an astonishingly outgoing personality.
When we went to adopt a piggie, there were lots of cute ones available,
but we chose her because while the others ran and hid, she was the only
one to run up and greet us. Within a few months she learned to use a
litterbox, so she runs around the house freely most of the time. Not only
does she love to go exploring in the house and sometimes the garden, she
sometimes follows us around like a dog, trotting along behind our feet.
Sally is very friendly and easy to pet, and she purrs happily when she's
People sometimes think of guinea pigs as "cage pets" that aren't very
interactive, but Sally proves how much more they can be; as active and
playful as she is, it's like having a little two-pound dog. Although
most dogs aren't quite so fond of lettuce.