Kylo

  • Age: < 1
  • Breed: Smooth coat
  • Sex: Male
  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Bonded:
  • Date Added: 08/01/2019
  • Last Update: 17/01/2019

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Kylo is a beautiful, distinctive looking white faced piggy boar who will be 6 weeks old on 20th January. He was born in our care after his mum (Wendy) was rescued from a home overrun with guinea pigs and where mis-sexing had led to over breeding. Kylo was Wendy’s only baby and has enjoyed the 1 to 1 attention of both his mum and his human foster carers. He is a confident boy who is very vocal, especially around feeding time! His foster carers saying he is never quiet is always making his presence known. He's also a bit of whinger too! Kylo loves to run around the cage and popcorn all over the place. He is fast on his paws and you need to be quick to catch him. He can be quite a wriggler and wheeker when you handle him but he will happily take food from your hand.

We are looking to rehome Kylo as an indoor pig to be pair with a single, lonely boar. Indoor store bought cages are often too small and expensive so we'd recommend a C&C set up, you can buy these via various sites like this one online: https://candcguineapigcages.co.uk/product/standard-2-x-6-grid-cage/ Please note that the branch will pay for him to be neutered at around 5 months of age (either full costs at branch's vet or up to £60 each at the adopter's vets), we do this to make sure that if bereaved in future he can be easily bonded with a female piggy and not be left alone. We are taking enquiries now so you can come and meet him and he will be ready to leave his foster home once old enough on the 20th January. Please call 0161 882 0680 option 4 to meet him today!

Contact for Enquiries

Kylo is being rehomed through a rescue. For more information or to enquire about adoption please contact:

RSPCA Manchester & Salford
565 Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, Manchester
Greater Manchester
M21 0AE

Tel: 0161 8820680
Email: rspcamcr_salford@btconnect.com
Website: http://www.rspca-manchesterandsalford.org.uk

Details: · All of our rabbits are micro-chipped, neutered and vaccinated against Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD). To ensure rabbits are protected from these common diseases, VHD needs repeating every year and in some areas Myxomatosis needs repeating every 6 months, otherwise annually. We undertake a home visit for each rabbit prior to adoption; we aim to do this within one week of each reservation placed. We ask for an adoption fee of £40 per rabbit, £75 for a bonded pair. Rabbits are highly sociable mammals and should ideally live with another. Both rabbits must be neutered regardless of their sex, this is not only to prevent unwanted litters but also promotes good health long term and keeps hormone levels to a minimum. Adopted rabbits living on their own may only be re-homed indoors as house rabbits, requiring a lot of human attention and additional stimulation. When a rabbit is to be bonded with a potential adopter’s rabbit, we ask that their rabbit is both neutered and up to date with vaccinations against Myxomatosis and Viral Haemorrhagic Disease (VHD). The best companion match when bonding two rabbits is a neutered male with a neutered female. In most instances, all initial bonding sessions will be carried out under RSPCA supervision to gauge how the rabbits will potentially get on together. When rabbits are to live outdoors then the RSPCA minimum size requirements for a hutch are 6ft x 2ft x 2ft - sheds are an ideal option. With rabbits requiring a minimum of 4-5 hours exercise every day, a secure run permanently attached to the hutch/shed is ideal. We are a registered charity: 232255.

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