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How long DO whingey pigs live for then?

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5inthebed Mon 14-Sep-09 22:10:30

We "inherited" a whingey pig from my friend two years ago, when she went on holiday and we babysat it for her. The DC were very taken with her, so my friend let us keep her. Previous to that, she had had the whingey for three years. I thought they only lived for a few years.

So how long do they live for? Or do I have an everlasting one?

<Note, I don't want her to die any time soon>

echofalls Mon 14-Sep-09 22:12:23

they live 6-8 years, they are fab wee things we have 2 of them

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pickyvic Mon 14-Sep-09 22:22:32

how long do whingey pigs live for? well my DH has made it into his 40's...

5inthebed Mon 14-Sep-09 22:29:24

grin picky

I was debating getting her a friend, as saw the coolest one with what looked like a Simon Cowell hair cut. She looks like Rod Stewart at the minute, because I've just cut her fringe so she can see where she is going, and so we can tell her front end from her back.

FabBakerGirlIsBack Tue 15-Sep-09 13:33:15

What is a Whingey pig?

5inthebed Tue 15-Sep-09 16:52:36

Guinea pig blush. My DC call it whingey pig as she meeps a lot

FabBakerGirlIsBack Tue 15-Sep-09 18:52:16


I haven't been able to get mine out today as it has rained all day.

RubysReturn Tue 15-Sep-09 18:53:09

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we got one from the RSPCA yesterday and he's two hope he will live for a few years yet of I will have a very distraught DD

5inthebed Tue 15-Sep-09 19:22:03

I think I might go and get Simon then grin

be careful - if a female guinea hasnt had babies by the time she's 2, maybe younger, her pelvis will fuse and she will be unableto give birth without a C section at vets = MUCHUS money.

but yes, get simon...

5inthebed Tue 15-Sep-09 21:50:57

Maybe I'll get a Simone instead then.

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