Zachary Binks

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For the Love of Pigs

Post   » Sun Oct 30, 2022 1:26 pm


Lucky pig slave, lucky pig.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Fri Nov 04, 2022 6:37 pm


I honestly think Zachary Binks used to have a partner. He really likes the other guinea pigs. He goes crazy any time one of them is near him. He shows excitement like he misses his buddy and is happy to see them, not aggressiveness. Being at least a two time rescue pig, it's feasible that he was separated at some point. The only other single pig I have is Dean. He had Sammy, so he isn't a total stranger to sharing a cage, but it's been almost a year of him being a single. Not sure if he would accept another partner. He seems happy too, so I'm not sure I want to put him through the pairing process which may or may not work out.

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Post   » Fri Nov 04, 2022 7:09 pm


IMO, it wouldn't hurt to try pairing them. If it works out, they'd both be happier. If it doesn't, you haven't lost much.

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Fri Nov 04, 2022 10:50 pm


Ditto.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Wed Nov 30, 2022 10:08 pm


Zachary Binks is just the sweetest guinea pig. I still haven't been able to put him down on the floor because we had a visitor for the holiday who brought 3 more dogs. They're gone now, so once I get home from the VA hospital in Fayetteville, AR tomorrow and recover from this procedure I should be able to put our dogs on the covered porch, close off my room from the cats and give him a chance to run around in the floor pen I have.

In the meantime, he enjoyed some lap time before I had to go. He likes to grab my glasses and pull them off. So cute!

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Wed Nov 30, 2022 10:32 pm


He looks so healthy!

Yes, visiting dogs and guinea pigs don't generally mix. Hope your procedure went well.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Wed Nov 30, 2022 11:01 pm


I'll be having it done first thing tomorrow. There is something about Zachary Binks. I can't quite put my finger on it other than that he has a mixture of the best traits of all of my guinea pigs who have passed on. He is an angel. I love him and I can't imagine why people would want to give him away. Oh well. He's my guinea pig now and he's not going anywhere else but with me.

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Tue Dec 13, 2022 8:52 pm


Finally got a chance to give Zachary Binks some time on the floor and he had a blast. He spent a good hour down there running around and exploring. Floor time suits his curious nature. He does the same thing when I hold him. He crawls all over me. It also seems that he doesn't like me to wear my reading glasses because he pulls them off and tosses them. Once he gets them off, he likes to rub noses with me and he gives those guinea pig kisses. What a cute and unique little piggie he is. He actually wheeks for me to pick him up and hold him. I still miss Mr Bubbles immensely but having Zachary Binks really helps me get through.

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Wed Dec 14, 2022 11:30 am


I remember early on how reticent my guinea pigs were to run around during floor time. Worked better when they had a whole room to themselves.
http://www.guinealynx.info/my-pigs.html

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Renonvsparky

Post   » Wed Dec 14, 2022 2:30 pm


I wish I had a whole big room for them to run around in. I also have other pets, who would want to play with them and wouldn't understand that things don't work out well for the guinea pig when they play together. I have to use the floor pen and close the room off. It's better than no floor time, i suppose.

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Lynx
Celebrate!!!

Post   » Wed Dec 14, 2022 8:33 pm


I totally understand! I think many guinea pig owners have multiple pets they have to enjoy and protect from each other.

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