Posts tagged "guinea pigs"

Finally, A Store For All Your Guinea Pig Fashion Needs

Have you been having trouble finding a good selection of clothing, hats, and hair extensions for your pet guinea pig? Fret no more, my friends: an online store called, fittingly, Guinea Pig Fashion has got you covered. The Japanese retailer carries a huge variety of cavy [That's another name for the guinea pig,…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2013

College Student Receives $40,000 Settlement After Her Guinea Pig Is Banned From Campus

Kendra Velzen, a 28-year-old student at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, suffers from depression and uses a pacemaker. Her pet guinea pig, Blanca, helps her cope with the stress of day-to-day life. Or, as Velzen's lawyer put it: "The presence of an emotional support animal provides Ms. Velzen with continued emotional support and attachment…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 12, 2013

Watch This: Men Find Out What Childbirth Feels Like

In the latest experiment for their show "Guinea Pigs," Dutch TV hosts Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno were hooked up to an electro-simulator that mimics the painful contractions women experience during labor. The video is in Dutch, but around the 7-minute mark, it becomes very clear that agony is a universal language. Apparently the guys underwent two…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / January 22, 2013

The Guinea Pig Olympics Are Almost As Riveting As The Real Thing

Tonight, the Olympics Opening Ceremony will kick off two weeks of elite competition from the most incredible athletes in the world. But amidst all the glitz, glory, and excitement, let's not forget about the guinea pig athletes who have been training just as hard. Want proof? Check out these pictures from the amazing…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / July 27, 2012

Girl Talk: The Bay Of (Guinea) Pigs

It took months of begging, pleading, bribing, and promises to convince my parents to get me my first guinea pig. We lived on a 38-acre farm with dogs, cats, and chickens, but I yearned for a pet of my very own, a pet who would entertain me and understand me, a pet who would impre…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 30, 2012

Your Guinea Pig Moment Of Zen

Two guinea pig buddies have a hearty nosh on a piece of pepper. Is anything more nom-licious? Probably not. [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 14, 2010

Hump Day Cuteness: The Peruvian Guinea Pig Festival!

There's a Peruvian guinea pig festival? Why didn't anyone tell me?! Although I guess your level of excitement about this depends on whether you think guinea pigs are fuzzy cuties or fat rats. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 30, 2010