Harry, despite her name, is a female guinea pig. She is a lovely dark ginger colour and was born in 2012. She came to us in February 2018 because her companion had died and her owner didn’t want her to be alone. She is still a bit quiet but is getting used to life in the village. She lives in Zach’s village.
Monica is a lovely unusual grey and white little female guinea pig. She came to us in January 2018 after her companion died as her owner did not want her to be alone. She was born in 2012 and so is possibly our oldest current resident. She has made herself quite at home and obviously really enjoys mooching about sampling the various fruits and veggies we feed them. She lives in Gordon’s village.
Meg is a black and ginger female guinea pig born in 2016. She came to us with her companion Pom Pom in 2017 because of Pom Pom’s health issues. She rapidly took to life in the village with Zach’s group, and has had no problems except for having rather dry skin, but a couple of baths given when the weather was warm enough has greatly improved that too.
Pom Pom is a black and white texel long haired female guinea pig. She has come to us because she gets herself in a dreadful mess by weeing up her back. This seems to be because she cannot wee until it bursts out of her, possibly because of scar tissue from having become scalded from having had bladder stones or a bladder infection or from an injury or as the result of having had surgery to remove growths. We treated her for a bladder infection caused by urine retention when she arrived as she was very sore and emptied her bladder regularly until she improved enough to go into a village. She is managing quite well now as long as we keep her well trimmed. She lives in with Zach’s group.
She is also blind from cataracts but gets about very well. Cataracts are quite common in certain breeds of guinea pigs, although she is rather young for them having been born in 2016. They may be the result of inbreeding.
Dusty is a gorgeous silver agouti female guinea pig born in about 2013. She arrived in May 2017 with her friend Carmel. They now love living in Sowcester. Dusty appointed herself Mayoress over Zach’s head.
Carmel is a lovely caramel coloured female guinea pig who came to us in May 2017 when her owner was unable to look after her and her friend Dusty anymore. She was born in about 2013.
Erin is a chocolate and white small female guinea pig born in April 2013. One of the most terrified little piggies I ever met. She really panicked when I first handled her, but has calmed down considerably since. She arrived here in Jan 2017 and lives in one of our villages where she enjoys the community life.
Nutmeg is a little tricoloured female guinea pig who was making her companions’ life miserable, so she came to live in one of our villages where she will be too happy to cause trouble. She was very small when she arrived but has matured into a lovely solid lady pig.
Sonya is a young blue eyed white female guinea pig. She came to us as her owner could not cope with her piggies any more. She is Jolie and Theadora’s sister, from the same person. She now lives in Sowcester.
Hattie is a ginger female guinea pig with a white crest who arrived at the end of 2014 with her sister Leah. She was born in 2014. She was no longer wanted. She was very small when she arrived but grew considerably meaning that she was younger than the eighteen months we had been told she was as guinea pigs are fully grown at eighteen months of age. She lives in one of our villages with Zach et al, although her sister is no longer with us.