||Four and a half years old|
||English Short-Hair Guinea Pigs|
years ago, these two cuties were abandoned at the Humane Society on
Christmas Eve. Shortly after Christmas, we adopted them and named them Alvin
and Simon after two of the famous, adorable, singing Chipmunks!
After a couple days, we had to separate Alvin and Simon due to fighting but
they were immediately perfectly happy with their own space, food, and toys!
(Alvin often seemed to be intimidated by Simon because Simon liked to
dominate their food/water and insisted on first dibs on veggies. Once they
were separated, Alvin was much happier to have his own domain. The separation
has really brought Alvin out of his shell and he is much more interactive
with us - and he has become the major whistler of our family!)
Alvin and Simon have been a joy to our household! They are so sweet! They
were slim when we adopted them but quickly "filled out" with plenty of good
food and fresh veggies! (Fortunately, they have had no illnesses or health issues.)
Alvin loves celery leaves and will whistle for them or shake his little bell
to get our attention and let us know he is hungry! Alvin is the best behaved
scamp we've ever had when he is getting his nails cut!
Simon loves food but also loves his toys. We've never had a GP like Simon
before; he plays with all of his toys every day! He even moves them from one
corner of his cage to another corner. Sometimes he fills his pellet bowl with
his toys! He loves having his toys close by when he is sleeping. :)
Alvin and Simon want to wish everyone Happy Holidays, Happy New Year, and
they're both enjoying their holidays by being spoiled every day!!
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