Confessions of a Cavy Slave

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pigjes
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Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 2:20 am


Sending healing vibes too!

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akintolife

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:18 am


Sending healing vibes.

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Sidera17

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:31 am


Okay, so today I woke up to the sound of the bell ringing. I went downstairs, and Spike had pooed! Plus, he had eaten all his hay, and flipped his dish on the side. And he was on the bars looking for food!

I'm going to keep handfeeding him for a few more days if he keeps improving, until he gets his full appetite back.

He needs to be on motility drugs for 10 days, though.

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Fred_and_co

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 10:40 am


Yay, great news!

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Sidera17

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:00 pm


12 hour poop count: 70. (Yes, I counted and removed every single one from his cage to keep track.) 30 of them happened right after the motility drug got in his system. Before then, he had done 3 all day.

Also, while Spike is in the quarantine cage, Chex is in the Spike's big cage.

And Chex has gone native. He was going so berserk that he turned his head upside down to bite the bars. Like an owl! I think he needs Ritalin. *lol*

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JudiL-MetroGPRescue
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Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 12:29 pm


Hey, just saw this, Sidera. Poop counting is OK. I do it, too. Every last one of them. So, happy news!

cutemomomi
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Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:06 pm


Ahhh, the joys of piggy parenthood, poop counting :)
Glad the plumbing system is back online.

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Sidera17

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:12 pm


Plumbing seems to have slowed again, but he is eating on his own. :/

We had to take the bell out again because he was ringing it too much. ;)

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Topaz

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 5:12 pm


Sending good thoughts for your boy, Sidera.

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GP_mum
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Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:05 pm


Positive vibes for Spike. Eating is good and hoping that he's pooping up a storm as well.

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Sidera17

Post   » Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:19 pm


Spike is grateful for all the healing vibes! Here is he tonight getting his Critical Care.

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Here's a short video of him. His behavior is much different today than yesterday. Also, sorry about the loudness of my voice. For some reason, the sound is all unbalanced and I sound like I'm talking through a megaphone at him. *lol*

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Sidera17

Post   » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:21 pm


It really helps that Spike likes to be swaddled and fed. Hee hee.

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chataignon

Post   » Sat Dec 03, 2011 4:27 pm


What a cutie. How is he doing?

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Sidera17

Post   » Sat Dec 03, 2011 7:39 pm


Well, Spike is hopefully on the mend.

He has decided that, when his Critical Care is being fed, he has to snatch the syringe if it doesn't come fast enough. And he won't let go of it. Sounds better. :)

My cat just walked into the house and fell asleep on Spike's handfeeding towel. My animals are so weird.

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Post   » Sat Dec 03, 2011 8:02 pm


I'm glad Spike's feeling better. I enjoyed the video of him.

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chataignon

Post   » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:17 pm


Good, I hope he keeps it up! ;) From all your pics and videos he looks so fluffy and cuddly. Maybe I just miss having a boar around the house.

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Sidera17

Post   » Mon Dec 05, 2011 11:44 am


Another video of Beggin' Pigs. Notice how Chex turns his head to bite the bars like an owl. And Riley has a diva moment. You can hear the chattering!

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Sidera17

Post   » Wed Dec 07, 2011 5:50 pm


Okay, today is the last day for Critical care and motility drugs. Fingers crossed that everything goes back to normal for Spike without them. I will be watching.

In the meantime, here's another video of Spike's... Critical care aggression. Heheh. I love my iPod Touch.

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goosey1019

Post   » Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:31 pm


Lol. Neal totally did that the last time I hand fed him where he was like, "If I bite it more will come out right?"

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GP_mum
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Post   » Thu Dec 08, 2011 12:30 am


Ha ha glad to see Spike is being fiesty and likes his CC. Keep getting better Spike.

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