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My Guinea Pig constantly squeals when I walk in the room and he comes up and nibbles my fingers. Is this okay? I havn't had him for long.

I have had him for a week now, exactly. He doesn't seem to do this except to me. I do feed him vegies a lot and he loves me for it. He still is timid if I even move a centimeter when he is near me though. He goes and hides.

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I think he likes you.

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Thanks :)
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my tiny little kitten used to be like that.....when i walk into the room where he was kept he would just start running to me, even though he can't run properly, and just somehow tries and gets on my lap and nibble on my fingers.......sometimes when i feed it goes back to sleep......and sometimes it just wants me to pat it......
so may it's something like that.....don't worry he will get good with u in no time....u will see....:]

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Thanks :) He is very loving but he is just a bit shy sometimes. I recently got a kitten delivered from my very first cat :).. He's currently only 2 days old! They are all sweet! I love them to death! She had 8 :)
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hello fellow animal lover.......really happy to hear of that. i'm literally having a broad smile on my face......i just get lit up when i hear of pets.....
my kitten which i mentioned passed away...R.I.P Scampers.....
ur hamster i'm sure will get used to u in no time.....i guess u already know that...but just reminding u......take care of them....:]
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Thanks so much and i'm so sorry about Scampers :( I could actually send you one of my kittens. NOT BY PACKAGE. lol. But yeah, if you are interested in a kitten or cat i'de be glad to give you one depending on the state you live in.
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i'm sure i'm not anywhere near u r.....i'm almost sure that i live on the opp. end of the world from u......
but thank u SO much for thinking like that and ur concern.....:]
i need to run....see u around later.....and nice to have met u Piggy....:]
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Ok, see you around! Bye!
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Nibbling fingers/ears is a common sighn of affection with animals, but if you think something is wrong with him i suggest taking him to a vet

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Sorry, I didn't explain well at all. I meant to say he nibbles on my fingers and I mean it feels great. No hesitations. It is like a sign of love according to other answers.
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I have a good sized hamster, her name is Emily, and she did that kind of stuff as well to me too. So to answer your question, yes it is normal I'm just sure he/she is just very affectionate to you. the timid part does go away after a while it just varies between Certain animals, just give it some time.

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it probably wants some treat or something..give it some carrots or bell peppers. mine loves them

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Thats common with guinea pigs, He wants food.

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Hes getting used to you. :) You should be happy!! My guinea pig does that a lot too.

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You've commented on both of my post! and you have been very helpful! Subscribed!!
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Give him a chance 2 get used 2 u, he is mist likely still getting used to u. Either that, or you have a weird, gold-digging guinea pig! ; )

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Haha! I just love the way your comment ended.
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Sorry I took so long to say thank u! I truly apologize.thank you for that. P.S. : it might be true! : o
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It's no problem at all! I really didn't expect a reply haha! but yeah, you never know!
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