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  1. #1
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    Default Name That Guinea Pig.

    I went to pick up a couple saddles yesterday and the lady I was buying them from had eight guinea pigs she was trying to rehome. They had been left at an auction after a woman had paid for them, so she was asked to take them home.
    Being the cavy lover that I am, I couldn't resist taking one home with me. Plus, she was just $5

    She's not too old, still growing. So far, she's been the quietest guinea pig I've owned and pretty shy right now. I don't think she's had a lot of handling. I think she was a bit of an outcast among the other cavies, as one of her ears is a bit torn up and she was cast off in the corner away from the others.

    Anyway, she needs a name and I can't come up with anything good! The best suggestion I've received so far is, wait for it...

    Toaster Strudel. Because she came home in a Pop Tart box

    So, this is where I look to you folks for some name suggestions!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/69938882@N04/6374422723/



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    I love whoopers and would have one in a heartbeat but sadly I'm allergic. I think Autumn would be a good name (bit more serious) for her. What a cutie..



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    Lucky


    (yes, pig story behind that name)
    Quote Originally Posted by Mozart View Post
    Personally, I think the moderate use of shock collars in training humans should be allowed.



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    Poppy...(for the Pop Tart box)



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    I love the calico wheekers! My sister used to have a calico cat named Paisley because of all the different colors.

    I like Poppy, too.
    I realize that I'm generalizing here, but as is often the case when I generalize, I don't care. ~ Dave Barry



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    I like Poppy, but DH said no as it reminds him of his recently deceased grandfather

    I thought of Autumn on the way home. I also like the idea of Clementine.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Xanion View Post
    I like Poppy, but DH said no as it reminds him of his recently deceased grandfather

    I thought of Autumn on the way home. I also like the idea of Clementine.
    Did he come in a Pop Tart Box too? Or was he cremated and buried in one?



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    Quote Originally Posted by jetsmom View Post
    Did he come in a Pop Tart Box too? Or was he cremated and buried in one?
    He did own a funeral home, so I'm sure he could have easily been buried in an oversized Pop Tart box if he wanted. But no, all the grandchildren called him Poppy.



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    There's a pig named Poppleton in a children's book series. I like boyish names for girls, so I'd say call her Poppleton or Mrs. Poppleton.
    My ears hear a symphony of two mules, trains, and rain. The best is always yet to come, that's what they explained to me. —Bob Dylan

    Fenway Bartholomule ♥ Arrietty G. Teaspoon Brays Of Our Lives



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    Funny, how the suggested names all start with "p". My suggestions before seeing her were Penelope or Priscilla, somehow Guinee pigs always bring to mind "England" English names.
    I looked at her pic and Ozzie came to mind. She needs a pop star name, so she can grow into being outgoing, loved by all and a tiny bit of a Diva



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    I used to have a tri-color gp named Truffles. Also had others named Gizmo, Linus, Rhiannon, (Annie), Jesse, Panda, Quizzer, Reesie, and Sadie.



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