I figured I should probably introduce myself. My name is Susan. I'm new to this forum and also new to Guinea pigs. My first pig started out with just a pet sitting job. My sister is in the first few months of her pregnancy and with all the nausea she was having trouble cleaning up after him. He's a 6 mth old male mostly black with whit on his nose and some brown around his shoulders and front legs. His name was Slick. I had never really payed any attention to Guinea pigs before and didn't realize how cute and loving they are. I just fell in love with Slick. When I told my sister this, she said she had a friend that had two girls that if no one took them she would just drop them off in a field. How dreadful!! I said I would take them. So now I have two 3 mth old girls that I have named Arwen and Eowyn. My sister said I could have Slick because she didn't like him anyway(she bought him for her 3 yr. old son), so I changed his name to Aragorn. My husband at first didn't like the idea of three Guinea pigs, but as soon as he held them and they started "purring" he fell in love. Of course my sons, 4 yrs. and 2 yrs., fell in love immediatly. So now we are all one big happy family. I just can't believe I never realized before what great pets they are!
Thanks for listening(um..er..reading).
I know I probably bored most of you to death.