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Unhappy help - May 23rd 2014, 06:28 PM

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my guine pig died and now im sad i dont know what to do plz help

i am finking of buying another one but i wont know what to call it

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Re: help - May 23rd 2014, 10:10 PM

I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I have experienced pet loss and I know of some people who have also experienced pet loss, too. I think you should wait a while before thinking about getting another guinea pig. If and when you do get another guinea pig, you can name it anything you want to name it. But, I do advise you not to name your new guinea pig after the one that died as it will bring back too many bad memories.




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Re: help - May 23rd 2014, 11:15 PM

Hey there.

I'm so sorry for your loss. Losing a pet is never easy, and it's perfectly natural for you to be sad. My advice is: let yourself feel sad. Give yourself time to come to terms with it, to grieve properly (because s/he wasn't 'just a pet'). Maybe try making a scrapbook, or having a 'funeral', or even just talking about it with people who knew the little piggy.

Like Cathy, I would advise against getting another one right away. For a start, your mind is still caught up in your previous pet, and you might accidentally project expectations onto the new one - and then be disappointed when your new pet isn't exactly like your old one. I would wait until you're okay with the loss of your previous piggy before you even think about getting a new one. And as for names, wait until you have him/her and then think of a name that matches them.

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Re: help - May 25th 2014, 04:36 AM

Hi there,

I'm really sorry to hear of your loss.
Like Cathy and Chessmaid said, maybe wait until you've stopped grieving before getting another pet.
When and if you do get a new Guinea Pig you could look up different names for it and see which one best suits it your new pet.
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