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Betta Slave 04-20-2010 11:18 PM

My Hairless Guinea Pig, Ivan
 
As well as bettas, I am also a caretaker of Ivan, an albino skinny pig (hairless guinea pig.) He is such a spoiled little brat. :lol: He turns his little nose up if I don't give him the right fruit (and how am I supposed to know? I don't speak guinea pig. :shock:) and he lives in his two story fleece mansion, with a sheep-wool cuddle-cup, 2 pigloos, lots of hay, and fresh veggies everyday. Though he is such a sweetie. :tongue::love: I know some of you will be thinking, "Oh my gosh that thing is UGLY!!" But I don't mind. He's an... "aquired", taste, shall we say. ;-)

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TheJadeBetta 04-21-2010 12:04 AM

He is cute! Unlike some of the other Skinny pigs. I have a hairless rat, my self. Does he get dry skin easy?

doggyhog 04-21-2010 12:16 AM

Don't take this the wrong way, but he is so ugly he is freakin' adorable!!!!!!! OH my gosh!!!!!!! I love him. :D

Neelie 04-21-2010 01:51 AM

^^^ lol i dont think its a pretty animal either tbh... not my cup of tea at all :-( i luv hairy fluffy things. or fish or reptiles, but a hairless gp is kinda deceiving the point imo lol

Romad 04-21-2010 05:58 AM

he's ugly like a pug is ugly which translates into adorable. that face is killer.

Betta Slave 04-21-2010 08:08 AM

lol yeah I completely agree with those of you who think he is so ugly he's adorable ;) He's a little wierd that way...
TheJadeBetta, No, he doesn't get dry skin easily, though in the summer we have to put susunblock on him so he doesn't burn up when he goes outside.

aunt kymmie 04-21-2010 11:01 AM

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Originally Posted by Romad (Post 366667)
he's ugly like a pug is ugly which translates into adorable. that face is killer.

Agreed! That little hairy muzzle (snout?) is a riot.

jeaninel 04-21-2010 06:10 PM

He's so ugly he's cute!:-D

Yeah, the hairy face just cracks me up. A face only a mother could love.

Narnian 04-21-2010 07:33 PM

I think he's CUTE!! I love albino animals anyway, but a hairless g.p. looks like a little piglet! :) So darling with the patch of fur on his face.


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