Mother's Day in the UK is on 22nd March - Make sure you celebrate any special guinea pig mums by sending them a special guinea pig themed gift...
We’ve found it can be difficult to find good quality guinea pig themed gifts so we created this guinea pig shopping page to guide you to some great shops who supply guinea pig products as well as specific items that you might otherwise not have found. All items are available to purchase online by following the links. Many of the best items to be found are on Etsy where you can find beautifully designed original and unique gifts for guinea pig lovers.
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Shops with Lots of Unique Guinea Pig Gifts
We have our own guinea pig themed clothing, stationery and home decor gift items now on RedBubble including a range specifically for Mother's Day - check out our gifts here...
This Etsy shop sell unique jewellery, home wares, guinea pig ornaments, hanging ceramic signs, aprons, bags and even needle felted guinea pig craft kits! They design all these beautiful gifts themselves.
Beautifully illustrated guinea pig gifts by Katie whose style is cute and whimsical with lots of colour and fun injected into every piece. She has Christmas wrapping paper and cards, birthday cards, colouring books, mugs, stickers, badges, signs, key charms and phone cases in her shop. These gifts are fantastic for kids but also for adults with a sense of fun and who love extreme cuteness too! The perfect place to go for stocking fillers. Check out her super cute guinea pig gifts here...
This is an Etsy shop owned by Hayley, based in Winchester, UK, who creates adorable guinea pig designs (as well as other animals). Her range includes some fabulous unique guinea pig gifts of her own which you won’t find anywhere else. She has guinea pig plates, mugs, sweatshirts, baby romper outfits, baby hats, bags, kids drinks bottle, tea towels, tins, chopping board, drinks coasters, purses, lunchbox, folding garden chairs and more.
Suzanne, a professional artist in the UK, produces some beautiful original pieces of very cute guinea pig art prints as well as bedroom signs, birthday cards and unique keyrings as well as similar products for cats and other animals. Take a look at her Etsy shop here...
Another Etsy shop, this family run shop has a range of ceramic guinea pig gifts (and other designs) for the home and kitchen which are hand decorated by Jacqui and Sophie. Their products include guinea pig teapots, mugs, wall hangings, kitchen cannister sets, wax burners, plant holders, gift baskets, money jars and lots more.
Gifts for Children
Story Books for Kids
Guinea Pig Classics Box Set: Written by Alex Goodwin and Tess (Illus) Newall, this popular set of 3 hardback books include retold classic stories featuring guinea pig characters. The books include Romeo & Juliet, Oliver Twist and Pride and Prejudice. All books are beautifully illustrated which makes it a fabulous and affordable gift for a child’s birthday.
Christopher Nibble Story Books - Beautifully and colourfully illustrated, the Christopher Nibble books are for young children and include "Christopher Nibble", "Christopher's Bicycle" and "Christopher's Caterpillars". Even grown up guinea pig lovers will enjoy looking at her amazing illustrations!
We love the Guinea Pig Plush from the Hermann Teddy Collection. Hermann, founded in 1912 and now run by his granddaughters, is a company known for good quality soft toys. This 20cm brown and white guinea pig is beautifully soft, suitable for all ages and is also washable. It makes a lovely present for children young and old and even adults who still love their cuddly toys!
Children learn a lot through interactive play and playsets which helps them to use their imagination and creativity. For a child who loves guinea pigs and other small pets, Playmobil provide a 3 sets which are great for keeping young and growing minds away from screens! Note: these Playmobil sets are for ages 4+ due to the small parts:
- Playmobil Special Plus Girl and Guinea Pigs (includes pen, shelter, 4 guinea pigs, vegetables and other accessories):
- Playmobil City Life Small Animal Boarding with Hamster Wheel (includes guinea pigs, hamsters and rabbits plus figures, vegetables, boarding hut and more) ... remember that guinea pigs must not use hamster wheels though so only put the hamster in this!
- Playmobil Guinea Pig Pen (includes 3 guinea pigs, 2 figures, a pen and vegetables)
There are also sets that include other pets small and large so you can expand your collection if you want your child to have a large set of imaginative toys to help them love and care for animals.
T-Shirts and Tops
Clothing is always popular with kids - here are our favourites:
- Guinicorn hoodie (age 1-13): This hoodie is available in a range of 8 great colours for boys or girls including, pink, black, yellow, grey, maroon, red, navy blue, royal blue
- Guinea Pig t-shirt (age 3-12): Ethically made from 100% organic cotton, this t-shirt is available in either blue or pink, and features a cute guinea pig on the front.
Guinea Pig Mugs
It can be difficult trying to find a gift that someone will use or like but you can never go wrong with a mug. However, as a gift, you’ll want to make sure it’s something really special which is what you get with the Wrendale “Lettuce Be Friends” fine bone china guinea pig mug by Royal Worcester. This unique design featuring 2 guinea pigs sharing a leaf was originally painted in watercolour by Hannah Dale in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside. This is the perfect gift for a good friend. View the mug here...
You might also love this “Ladies who munch!” mug which comes in a co-ordinating box.
For somewhere to put your mug, check out this set of 4 guinea pig coasters with a unique guinea pig watercolour design. Each set has 4 designs.
This vibrantly coloured guinea pig chopping board is by the same artist who designed the coasters above. The guinea pig image is one of her watercolour designs.
Guinea Pig Clothes for Adults
Here are some of the best guinea pig themed clothes we found for adults:
- Guinea Pig Socks with an all over guinea pigs and carrots design in 2 colourways: blue and red socks and red and green socks (one size fits UK sizes 3 to 8.5)
- Guinea Pig T-Shirt with the slogan “Leave me Alone I'm only Speaking to My Guinea Pig Today”. This top comes in a variety of colours including black, pink, red, white, green, yellow, maroon, grey and navy blue. .
- Guinea Pig Pyjamas: These PJs include a top with the words “All You Need is Love And A Guinea Pig” along with a cute picture of a guinea pig on the front. There is a choice of pyjama bottom patters/colours (includes pink, black, blue, red) and they come in a range of sizes from adult small to XXL.
- Guinea Pig Slippers: Lightweight slippers with an original guinea pig design on the front available in sizes 5-6 and 6-7
- Guinea Pig Slogan T-shirts in our Guinea Piggles RedBubble Shop here...
Guinea Pig Greetings Cards and Gift Wrap
Christmas Wrapping Paper and Cards
After a lot of searching, we came across a fantastic Etsy shop - “Out of the Hutch” which is owned by a professional illustrator and guinea pig lover. Her greetings cards are created from the stunning whimsical paintings created where she lives on the Isle of Wight. These colourful cards can be used for any occasion including birthdays, thank yous, weddings, valentines day etc, as they are blank. Her illustrations include gardening guinea pigs, a piggy party, picnic at Coleman’s Farm, a guinea pig on a flying carpet, a guinea pig wedding and lots more.
If you are looking for wrapping paper, in another shop we found some colourful gift wrap filled with pictures of guinea pigs wearing floral head garlands!