Friday, December 23, 2011

I'm a GRANDMA!!!!!

LOOK!!!


Remember I didn't know why MY Meatball turned into a real MEATBALL???


Well, this is what happaned!!


I'm a SuperGRANDMA now!!



I take my job very seriously, see, here I was, cleaning them,


And then I put them to bed, (well, almost all of them!)


The little red eyed one finally decided to sleep too,


I love my SuperGRAND-PIGGIES!!!


Aren't they just the cutest? They were only one day old here.


Mum didn't let me see them when they were first born,


She knew I would want to see them and she knew I would get stressed out if I didn't get to see them,


But she was worried that MY gentle cutie Meatball would EAT her babies if she smelled the SuperDALE on them.... How ridiculous does that sound??? My Meatball loves me! (mum: I think hamsters eat their babies...?)



(mum: they were under 7 hours old in this set of pictures. Went to bed at 12, woke up at 7, there they were! See the belly button?)



Meatball had THREE baby piggies in her, can you believe it??

The first one had Meatball's colour,



The second one was grey with brown highlights,


The third one was the littlest one with red eyes, and light grey in colour,


Meatball would put them on their backs to clean them, see!


And then she would feed them after she's fed herself to the point of exploding!


Anyways, D-Guy looked up online (he's the piggie expert!) and said touching was ALLOWED! Piggies don't eat their babies just because they smelled different!!

So I got to do THIS!!



(mum: So... whoever that responded to my ad that said "Female guinea pig wanted" either didn't know or lied because Sesame turned out to be a BOY!! The person that sold us Meatball told me she was a girl, so when I was looking to get her a housemate, I specifically noted the gender as I did not want Sesame Meatballs!!! I never thought to double check! Not that I knew/know how!)

I LOVE how I went from no piggies for 5 years to 5 piggies in one year!!! (mum: more like 6 months...) D-Guy says he wants to keep ALL of them and get all the boys neutered!!! I think D-Guy is my new best friend!!

(mum: that is NOT going to happen, sorry Sunshade.)

17 comments:

Snowball said...

5 piggies is not too many. Please let Sunshade keep them all!

Anne.

Anonymous said...

OMG, I am right! So Sesame is a Boy.

Now that a mini Piggies Colony :D.
So Cute but Sunshade aint they also consider Stinky too? :P

Congratulation still. Ehehehe

Sharon (fm Singapore)

Maggie and Mitch said...

OMG, you're a grandmother to triplet GP's, Sunshade! We are just thrilled for you and they are so adorable! We need to get our mom knitting little sweaters for them!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

The Thuglets said...

Congratulations on your little meat balls! They are so cute.
You are such a good grandmama Sunshade.

Have lots of fun.

Big Nose Pokes
The Thugletsx

ellen said...

Oh, Sunshade, you're so gentle with the little piggies. What a good nana!
xoxox,
ellen

brooke said...

That is so cute!!! congratulations on your super grandpiggies Sunshade! What an exciting time at your house!

Lorenza said...

OMD, Sunshade!
That sure was a big surprise!
I know you are the best Grandma!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Sue and Annie Hissong said...

Piggies are way too cute and Miss Sunshade is such a good Grammie!!! Thanks for sharing such a precious moment with us!!

Huskee and Hershey said...

Congrats on becoming a Grandma, Sunshade!! We agree that 5 guinea pigs are a bit too much.. BUT how can you bear to give any one of those Seasa Meeatball Juniors away? So we hope you get to keep all of them.. Hehee!!

Ok now onto more serious business.. You've got to name them!

Sam said...

Hi Sunshade and evil mum. Hmm, I wonder if Juice eats "gp's". Better watch out for that one. I think it's time to build an annex to the house. Your family is getting bigger Sunshade.

MJ's doghouse said...

wow Elaine and Sunshade...congrats on the new additions....Elaine are Dales normally this good with little furry things....its so awesome to see her with the piggies...I AM not sure MJ would be quite so gentle...but who knows

Amber DaWeenie said...

A big congrats on the new piggie babies. Don't worry, Sunshade. Maybe Mom will change her mind and let you keep them as long as YOU take care of them!

Cassie said...

Just so cute. Now you have started "a thing" here at our house. BabyRocketDog wants to have her own pregnant piggie now so she can be a granny! Hootie wouldn't be quite so gentle with them though I fear...He's a hunter. :>(
Have fun with the new babies!!
x-Cassie (BRD & Hootie's mom)

M3G4N Hayyyyy said...

Wyatt is amazing! What a good mama! so gentle with the piggies! this totally make me smile today <3

Nicki said...

They only a day old and look well furred and eyes open and big. Mommy GP must have been huge.

Sunshade you are a natural Mom. And those babies love you already.

Wyatt said...

Sunshade-
Congrats on being a grandma!! Those are just about the cutest pictures ever :D

Wyatt and Stanzie

MAXMOM IN SOUTH AFRICA said...

Hi there and greetings from South Africa. I was sent over by Sam to this post to look at your 'surprise' litter. Well, the same things (almost) has happened to us too.
We are awaiting the babies... lol.
Thank you for sharing your little ones - it's been totally awesome to see this.
sending lotsaluv
MAXMOM IN SOUTH AFRICA

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