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The story of a tornado, a family, a dog, rats, a herd of guinea pigs and an online community. [30 Apr 2011|09:38pm]

faithful_summer
Please read this amazing blog post about our own Marsha Weaver. The story of a tornado, a family, a dog, rats, a herd of guinea pigs and an online community.

To update those who may not have heard: 4 guinea pigs have been found alive and 3 dead. There is 1 still missing, but they're not sure who as one body isn't currently identifiable. 6 or 7 rats out of 16 have been found, 3 alive. Their dog has a severe foot infection and will be getting skull x-rays. Marsha and her daughter are both out of the hospital now and doing well.

The following is my paraphrasing of a long update Marsha's sister posted on GL tonight:
It turns out that the family was literally caught with zero warning (no tornado warnings for their area) when their house started shaking and literally flying apart around them. They took cover in the hallway they were already near and were literally lifted up in the air and set back down. The daughter was pretty seriously injured and seemed to be in a state of shock. After the tornado passed, they ran over to a neighbor's car that was unlocked to take shelter and finding the keys in the ignition, turned on the radio just in time to hear that another tornado was heading directly for them. They fled to the home of a neighbor down the street who had a basement where they rode out the storm until they could safely get to a hospital.

These photos make it so clear how very lucky they are to all be alive right now:

This is their home before, taken this past Christmas.
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l12/vdozier/224779_10150168180166533_530051532_7141793_649107_n.jpg
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l12/vdozier/168141_171775419530622_100000944957989_326732_5331417_n.jpg

This is what is left.
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l12/vdozier/225599_10150168175631533_530051532_7141715_8345141_n.jpg
http://i92.photobucket.com/albums/l12/vdozier/225919_10150168176186533_530051532_7141725_2695433_n.jpg
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Helping one of our own. [28 Apr 2011|05:00pm]

faithful_summer
[ mood | sad ]

A friend from the rescue community (GuineaLynx) lost her home to a tornado last night. The family escaped, but her daughter is in the hospital with a broken shoulder and is on oxygen for some kind of lung injury. Her dog was injured and may have lost an eye. All of her 8 guinea pigs and several rats are assumed missing or dead. The house was wiped to the foundation. This woman gave a lot to the rescue community and even ran a business out of her home making small animal accessories with sales benefiting guinea pig and rat rescues. Please visit the following link if you are interested in donating to help the family get back on their feet. Right now, all they have are the clothes on their backs and one cell phone. Their cars were destroyed as well.

http://sponsoraguineapig.blogspot.com/2011/04/for-month-of-may.html

These are the babies that we don't think made it out. :(
http://cozycavy.com/3.html

(x-posted)

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[19 Oct 2010|05:57pm]

gl4x
Hey everyone, just thought I'd post some pictures of my piggies!
I'm a piggy, big and chubby..Collapse )
Hope you enjoyed :3
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New Member: 1 Piggie video and a couple of pictures :D [19 Jan 2010|10:55am]

runwayproject
[ mood | awake ]

Hiiiii piggie lovers~!
I'm so glad to be apart of this community.
I love guinea pigs <3 and what a great place to show them off to~



Photobucket
Bubba(Black and white one) and Henry(brown and white one) No worries, I have a better picture of Bubba <3 They're both boars and they get along great~ note: That was just a plastic box I manage to put them in, since they scatter everywhere D:!


Henry and Bubba..ONWARD!Collapse )

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Pigture Request [09 Jun 2009|01:40pm]

furikku
Hay guys. I'm working on a drawing involving piggies, and I need some help on getting photo refs. If any of y'all happen to have pics lying around of teen- to adult-sized folks sitting and holding a guinea pig, could you please send 'em my way? If you're worried about privacy, please feel free to cover faces or whatever- I mainly need the body.

Thanks in advance!

Xposted to guinea_pigs
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New pictures of the (not so little anymore) babies. [22 Feb 2009|11:13am]

amarook
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[14 Feb 2009|03:18pm]

kendalish
Our newest, and probable last (for now!), baby. :) He's not really a "baby" persay -- We adopted this (approximately) one year old fella about three weeks ago. He's a beaut!



Tsunami!Collapse )


We have six other girls that will consist of Tsu's harem. He has met them informally, but not yet as a group. We expect proper introductions next week. :D
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New baby pigtures [03 Feb 2009|05:09pm]

amarook

036.JPG, originally uploaded by Amarook.

Here is momma Magik and the kids feasting on some Kale, baby spinach, broccoli, and grape tomatoes. NOM NOM
There are more new picture in my flickr account if you want to look at all of them.

I'm glad to know which are boys and which are girls finally. The 2 brown ones are girls, the other 2 are boys.

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[02 Feb 2009|08:25pm]

nextmessiah
nom nom nom
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Here they are again. [28 Jan 2009|07:39am]

amarook

Feasting Babies , originally uploaded by Amarook.

Some cute little piggies enjoying some greens last night.
Is it me or are they growing really fast?!?

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Baby pig spam... You know you like it. [26 Jan 2009|01:48pm]

amarook
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More of Magik's babies. [24 Jan 2009|12:53pm]

amarook
 They were born on Wednesday evening. 
The all brown one was 1st, followed by black & white, (Niece named that one Oreo) Followed by blaze face, and lastly grey agouti and white. 






And here's a small video clip of Magik with them about 2 hours later.
The #4 was wandering around the cage, so she grabbed it, and pinned it in the corner. lol



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[24 Jan 2009|01:55am]

amarook

024.JPG, originally uploaded by Amarook.

I swear they get cuter and cuter.

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Help a Guinea Pig win a scholarship!!!!!!!! [04 Nov 2008|10:38pm]

piggerblog
[ mood | bouncy ]

Scroll down to vote!

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Coffee break on the way to the park. [01 Nov 2008|11:57pm]

piggerblog
[ mood | thankful ]

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Getting ready for bed. [29 Oct 2008|12:18am]

piggerblog
[ mood | tired ]

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Hi, I'm Ernie [27 Oct 2008|04:17am]

piggerblog
[ mood | artistic ]

This is me and mom

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pigture time! [17 Sep 2008|05:02pm]

rosetta_torture
Sir Slaughter
World's cutest Guinea pig!
(But who's isn't right?)


x-posted in all the guinea pig communities
we should consolidate to one!
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Even more pigtures! [11 May 2008|05:09pm]

a_cl0ckw0rk_red
I just thought I'd share something I found with all you other pigaholics.

I use Flickr for all my photographs which I'm sure a lot of you are familiar with ... I just discovered a group - Guinea Pig Lovers so now you can share and see even more lovely piggie posers :)

I don't mod the group and I'm not trying to advertise - I just thought a lot of you would be interested and get a lot of enjoyment out of it too. I was overloaded with cute within the first page!
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the boss [09 May 2008|10:54am]

rosetta_torture
tha boss</a>
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