Friday, June 27, 2008

PA-Craigslist-Scranton/ Philadelphia/ York

*If responding to an ad by an individual, meet in a public place
or go with a friend. Google the phone number of the poster to
ensure it matches the name he or she gives *

Hamlin (Scranton), PA: Two guinea pigs being rehomed due to lack of finances. Charlotte is 1 y.o., orange/black/white shorthair, Josie is a black and white 6 month old. They are being rehomed with a ferret cage, try: Cheaper, Better Cages.

Bucks County (Philadelphia), PA: "Gentle and sweet" female guinea pig rescued from sad situation. Must be adopted to a home with pig friends (Guinea Pigs need a friend! Social Interaction ). Used to being handled. Black/orange with some white. Can transport part way.

York 17408, PA: Two young adult (1-1.5 y.o.) males being rehomed due to moving. One is tri-color one is a pink eyed white (commonly called an albino). They come with a too small cage, especially for two males. Try: Cheaper, Better Cages. They also come with their bowls and other accessories. Poster wants them to go to an experienced guinea pig caregiver. "Responsible, loving, animal lovers need only respond."

West Philadelphia, PA: Lil Hammy is a male guinea pig being rehomed with his cage, food, water bottles, and HORRIBLY DANGEROUS ROLLER BALL-THEY CAN BREAK THE BONES OF THE GUINEA PIGS' FEET AND SPINE AND PROVE FATAL. Plus they force the guinea pig to roll around in their urine, and terrify the pig in general. Lil Hammy is used to being handled and is playful. Pictures by request.

Lancaster (York), PA: Two female guinea pigs being rehomed due to move. Come with cage, food containers, and food. Poster moving by July 19th. Contact poster for more details.

* AAGP recommends quarantining any new guinea pigs
for 2-3 weeks and confirming the sex yourself.
Many sad accidents or "accidents" can be avoided this way. *

helpful links: Where to Begin? General Care Guide & Quality Hay and Pellets in bulk & Pampering your Pig & Cheaper, Better Cages & Bedding & Essential Guinea Supplies & Proper Diet & Cavy Savvy Vets & "What's Normal? What's Not?" & Guinea Pigs need a friend! Social Interaction & Boy or Girl? & "What is Rescuing and Adopting?" & Social Cause Marketing & Guinea Pigs in MD/VA/DC

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