Guinea pigs are adorable. Mine are the cutest, but these ones are pretty awesome too.
This may be a touch morbid, but these are pictures of the guinea pigs that came before my current four. I've been a guinea pig mama for 15 years now, and guinea pigs only live about 5 years, so quite a few lovely furballs have graced me with their presence. This is Cookie. Her sister… Continue reading Ghosts of Guinea Pigs Past
My guinea pigs are all kinds of cute, and they pack a lot of personality into those little pea brains! Casper I adopted Casper from a shelter, where she ended up after being found in a parking lot. She was quite the scaredy pig initially; the first time I had a cuddle with her on… Continue reading Get to Know My Guinea Pigs
Animals are wonderful for mental illness. But first off, what exactly is an emotional support animal? Unlikely service animals, they're not specially trained to provided assistance to people with disabilities, and they're not granted the same universal access that service dogs have to do their duties. Rather, emotional support animals are recommended by a mental… Continue reading Emotional Support Animals for Mental Illness
I adore my guinea pigs, and seems like other people like them to, so here are some more guinea pig photos. Cookie the intellectual Oreo in her harness at the park. Guinea pigs can't be taken for a walk (trust me, I've tried), so the harness is more to make sure she doesn't get startled… Continue reading Gratuitous Guinea Pig Post
My guinea pigs are my source of pet therapy, and they're so important to my mental health. Watching them play is an easy way to be mindful in the present moment. They're very interactive, so even though I live alone I never feel alone. When my depression is so bad I can barely get out… Continue reading Pet Therapy Guinea Pig Style