Guinea Pig Shines At The Real London Show

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guinea-pig-medalCheekygirl, a charismatic guinea pig, placed second in the Supreme Pets category at a popular event called the Real London Show. The show attracts mice, hamsters and guinea pigs from around the globe, reports Emma Streatfield of the Daily Echo.

The guinea pig placed first in the Best Juvenile Exhibitors’ Pet category as well. Ben Cook, Cheekygirl’s owner, regularly competes in competitions with his pet. The boy mentioned that the rodent’s cheerful personality helped win the award.

Two years ago, Ben stumbled upon the guinea pig after a previous owner abandoned it. The Cook family is known for taking care of such pets (they have a total of 35) and openly accepted Cheekygirl as one of their own.

Source: Ben Cook takes abandoned guinea pig to triumph on international stage