Whitney is the Vice President of The Critter Connection, Inc., Connecticut's original guinea pig rescue, which has taken in more than 950 guinea pigs in 8 years. You can find the rescue on the Web at www.ctguineapigrescue.org. Whitney blogs about guinea pigs at Guinea Pig Connection. Whitney got her first guinea pig when she was 30 and has shared her home with 16 pigs of her own and nearly two dozen foster pigs in the years since. To pay for the home that her brood of guinea pigs pretty much runs, she works as a writer by day (and often by night, too!).