Update: On Break

Update: On Break

I have so many pictures to share, thoughts to muse over, books to review, and more, but it might be a week or so until I get back into the swing of updating on a regular basis. One of my guinea pigs has hurt himself and needs to undergo surgery. ;_; I get really easily confused and distracted when I’m worried, and I love my pets very dearly so I’m a bit shaken up.

He’s not currently suffering or in pain. I’m still greeted by his obnoxious cheerful guinea pig wheeking every morning while getting ready for work. He still attempts to get into fights with the other, much larger, guinea pig who could and will kick his puny butt if he doesn’t knock it off. He’s eating just fine and continually tricking my ever-gullible husband into feeding him yet again.

I took him to the vet over the weekend, and he’s on antibiotics for his injury while we schedule surgery to have his tumor removed. The surgery isn’t major, but any kind of procedure on very small animals has a lot of risk attached. I don’t want to put him in danger of further injury by avoiding or prolonging the tumor’s removal, but I worry. I’d really miss seeing his little face glaring at me while I rub his soft little ears.

Vacationing Pigs
S’mores and Creme Puff resting at my mother’s house after their examinations, in their “vacation cage.” Something like this is much too small for two pigs, but it works in a pinch.

The bottom line is that updates will be sporadic until both of my pets are restored to 110% health and happiness. I want to write about desserts and frills and fun times, but it’s hard to concentrate–so I can’t promise anything. My pets are very dear to me, and poor Creme Puff has already been through a really rough upper respiratory infection that he nearly didn’t recover from; I’ve got my fingers crossed that he can pull through again. As long as he’s still bright-eyed and energetic, I’ll do whatever I can.

Thank you in advance for your understanding! ♥