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Someone had let Skunk loose in a park to fend for himself. Fortunately, a Good Samaritan found him before he starved. By the time the Guinea Pig reached The Critter Coral, he was malnourished and was suffering from an upper respiratory infection. The Critter Corral, located in Steger, IL, started …

Mommy and Baby were “strays,” found in a box in Delaware. Luckily someone rescued them and took them to Have-A-Heart Guinea Pig Rescue in Burlington, N.J. Read Mommy’s and Baby’s adoption story in Samantha’s own words. Meanwhile, Samantha Falcucci had been looking for a guinea pig for a long time. …

“Too old.” That’s what kept people from adopting Speedy Catastrophe and Buca di Beppo, two 3-year-old guinea pigs. So they waited and waited for a family. Read the story in Elise’s own words. Fortunately, their ages didn’t deter Elise Murphy of Chicago. She and her husband had lost their hamster …

Denae Workman took the whole family with her when she went to adopt the two guinea pigs she saw listed on Petfinder by Piggie Lovers Inc. Guinea Pig Rescue in Latrobe, PA. Read the guinea pigs’ story in their new “mom” Denae’s own words. When she walked into the rescue, …

Adopt Aberforth and Albus at The Critter Connection in Durham, CT. Whitney Potsus is vice president of The Critter Connection guinea pig rescue in Durham, CT, which has taken in more than 800 animals in seven years. She also writes the group’s blog, Guinea Pig Connection. She got her first …

Read the story in Sue’s own words. When Sue Walters of Aurora, Ont., was looking for suitable pets for her two autistic sons, Devin and Michael, she decided guinea pigs might be perfect.  “Our lives are too hectic for a dog, and a cat would not be a great fit …

Sarah thought two guinea pigs were enough — but a trip to the rescue group proved her wrong. Today is Help Petfinder Adopt the Internet Day — a day devoted to helping spread the word about pet adoption. Today we’ll be featuring three new blog posts highlighting pet adoption in …

Blind in one eye, Calico Jack was given a pirate-inspired name. Calico Jack, then named Larry, was among 14 senior guinea pigs who found themselves homeless when their pet parent passed away. The Critter Corral in Steger, IL, took them in and set about finding them homes. One person who …

Annie (right) was the perfect pal for her family’s other guinea pig, Spunk. Annie was the center of attention as a classroom pet, but when the school year ended, her glory days seemed over. She was surrendered to Piggles Guinea Pig Rescue in Unionville, ON. Fortunately, Cassandra Jackson of Barrie, …