Monday, March 17, 2014

Happy Gotcha Day, Cannoli!

I saw "gotcha day" used on a friend's Facebook page to describe the adoption day for one of their pets.  Love that!  So - today is the first anniversary of adopting Cannoli.

Cannoli was a terrific find.  We worried about obtaining a friend for Pinniped, since she had been such a bully to Willow (and attempted to bully Bertie).  I had been told that Cannoli was accustomed to living with several sows, and was likely a good match.  What an understatement!  They immediately hit it off.  A year later, they are still very happy together.

Her laid back attitude is why she gets along so well with Pinniped.  Pinni will strut her stuff and assert her dominance; Cannoli remains unfazed then goes off and does her own thing.  It's pretty funny to watch.  Noli doesn't seem to care about her social status - she gets fed regardless, so life is good.

She's still quite timid when anyone comes by the cage.  Which is so silly for a guinea pig that frantically calls attention to herself several times a day (she's a bottomless pit).  Cannoli is such a wheeky pig!  Yet she always runs and hides.  Once she's caught, Noli seems happy enough to be held and snuggled.  She's a great lap pig (she's peed on my only once).  What an odd mix of contradictions.  

Happy Gotcha Day, my roly-poly Noli!

1 comment :

  1. Happy Gotcha Day Cannoli! May you become chunkier as time goes by.


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