||Two years old|
||Charleston, South Carolina, USA|
was part of a large guinea pig surrender in the Charleston, SC area. A
woman who was a pet hoarder actually realized that she had a problem and
surrendered them to the SPCA. The SPCA was not able to handle the influx of
guinea pigs so a local pet store took in all 39 of them, including many
pregnant females. Boomer was one of the pregnant females and had two babies.
She was housed separately because she could not get along with the other
My beloved Tribble had died about a month before and I was ready for a new
piggie. I took my surviving babies to pick out their new sibling and they
were able to get along with Boomer, so that was what we needed to know. She
came home with us. (The pet store was able to find local homes or send the
other guinea pigs to rescues throughout the Southeastern USA.)
Boomer is still a handful in more ways than one, but she's in her forever
home now. She is Queen of the Pen and she is a big pig. And I love my Boomy-Girl!
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