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A Happy Ending

Last year I told the tale on this forum of a baby guinea pig that was born much smaller than her siblings and therefore couldn't compete for her Mum's milk. The poor little thing was in danger of starving, so my wife took to hand feeding her with a syringe of milk several times a day. Here is the original thread:-

http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=35529

However, I never quite finished the story and here, for those whom are interested, is that little piggy today.

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Re: A Happy Ending

Lovely story John and a great result.

Intrigued by your wife's sweatshirt - care to share?
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Re: A Happy Ending

My how she's grown! Well done to your missus!
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Re: A Happy Ending

Great result John, and a good looking piggy too!
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Re: A Happy Ending

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Lovely story John and a great result.

Intrigued by your wife's sweatshirt - care to share?
In her younger days Debbie used to compete in the Karrimor Mountain Marathon, a two day race held each year in the upland areas of Britain that also involved carrying the bare essentials for an overnight camp. The sweatshirt she is wearing relates to the year the event was held in Galloway, which was blighted by appalling conditions including high winds and torrential rain. Debbie and her partner were relieved just to finish the course - there was a drop-out rate of over 70%.

These days she is content just to do shopping marathons along the north face of the high street!
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Re: A Happy Ending

A great result John and well done Debbie.

Good to hear a little story with a happy ending instead of all the warnings of impending doom and disasters in the wider world.

Cheered me up.

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Good to hear all worked put well
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I remember the story well John. Well done Debbie.
As we have two Guinea Girls in our family (grand-daughter owned) we are pleased to hear the little one is doing well. Thank you for the update.
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Re: A Happy Ending

A lovely story to start the week after so much unhappy news over the weekend from Nepal.

Very well done, Debbie and lovely that you have been rewarded with a very healthy looking guinea pig!

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Re: A Happy Ending

Job satisfaction at its very best
Well done Debbie

Regarding the T-Shirt
Many years ago I took part in the Great Wilderness Challenge.
I ran but mostly walked the course as I wasn't interested in racing but the scenery in the Poolewe/Aultbea area was spectacular and I didn't want to miss anything.
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http://www.greatwildernesschallenge....p?pageid=63248

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Well done Debbie

Regarding the T-Shirt
Many years ago I took part in the Great Wilderness Challenge.
I ran but mostly walked the course as I wasn't interested in racing but the scenery in the Poolewe/Aultbea area was spectacular and I didn't want to miss anything.
Happy days

http://www.greatwildernesschallenge....p?pageid=63248

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Thanks for posting that link, Mike. What a great event, all for a thoroughly deserving cause and taking place amongst unsurpassable scenery. Wish I was 30 years younger!
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Re: A Happy Ending

Loverly ending John.
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Re: A Happy Ending

I do recall your guinea pig thread of last year. You and Piggy are lucky indeed to have such a compassionate soul in Debbie.
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I do recall your guinea pig thread of last year. You and Piggy are lucky indeed to have such a compassionate soul in Debbie.
Oh, she doesn't do much for me!
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Oh, she doesn't do much for me!
That's spoiled it, John! I can just imagine all the ooohs and aaahs stopping abruptly, and being replaced with hurt expressions...... hahahaha!

Piggy looks nice and furry and very strokable!
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