Konstantine is an adorable, talkative, active and fun, six-month-old, male smooth-coat chocolate and vanilla guinea pig looking for a loving guardian.
Konstantine came to Friends of Petraits Rescue when his human dropped him off at Chicago Animal Care and Control.
He came in on his own, but might do well with another companionable guinea pig. He does love squeaking and wheeking through the bars of his cage to all the other piggies.
Guinea pigs eat a diet of unlimited Timothy and Orchard hays; a handful of guinea pig pellets, and fresh vegetables including romaine, red leaf and green leaf lettuces, cilantro, cucumbers, carrots, tomatoes, etc. Guinea pigs, just like humans, can’t manufacture their own vitamin C, so they need to supplement with red pepper and many other vitamin C-rich foods. He LOVES his fresh foods and he begs for them!
Please read up on guinea pig care and diet before adopting by visiting this excellent web site http://www.guinealynx.info/.
He would love a home with people who will handle him daily, keep him well fed, and keep his habitat nice and clean.
If you’re interested in possibly adopting Konstantine, please fill out an adoption application at https://friendsofpetraits.com/guinea-pig-adoption-application/.
He is being fostered in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood.
His adoption fee of $60 benefits the Friends of Petraits Rescue. For an additional $75, we’ll include a package of absolutely everything you need to care for him including a large cage, litter, pellets, hay, hidey hut and water bottle.
And, yes … Friends of Petraits is handling masked, minimum contact, socially distant adoptions.
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