||Five months old|
is Margot just after her bath. Margot came from a rescue centre
just four weeks ago, but has already made a huge impression on us. Our
previous Guinea pig Leon passed away at the end of December, and we were
all devastated. Not least our other guinea pig Ruby. She was so
depressed, and we just has to get her a new friend to try and perk her
up a bit.
Margot is such a noisy little guinea pig, and so very, very cheeky. She
chunters constantly, and then wheeks with excitement whenever she thinks
there may be food on the horizon. Her favourite is Cucumber, and she
goes crazy whenever she gets it. She has also learned all of Ruby's bad
habits, and they both beg for human food, and harass us for buttered
The change in Ruby has been amazing since we got Margot. They charge
around together and have great times. They are a pleasure to watch
(even if I can't hear myself think at times!). She can never replace
Leon, but she is helping to mend our broken hearts.