• 10 things you may not know about guinea pigs

    7 monthes ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Nothing prepares you for the special challenge of caring for these pigs.
    Words & images Melanie Vezey
    It's 2am. In the light of the full moon they fan out across the grass. Our eco mowers, our living lawn ornaments, peacefully nibble in the glow.
    At 7am there's a cacophony. A scrabbling under the deck, high whistles, low rumbling. It's a minor boy-gets-girl competition. The lawn is mown to the bone and they're probably hangry .
    Through the years of raising our family, the list of pets and foundlings has grown with an accompanying list of incidents that read like headlines:
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