The weatherpet is not a young guinea pig.

He was confronted with this fact over Winter Break: one minute he was kicking and punching with Billy Blanks, the next he was futilely grasping at his side. The doctor poked the weatherpet in the gut and diagnosed a hernia. Upon proscribing surgery and writing the bill, his physician announced: “You can buy a lot of guinea pigs for $85.”

The weatherpet awoke in recovery with the indignity of a shorn stomach, six stitches and a powerful thirst for revenge.

No overeating or Tae Bo for two weeks, doctor’s orders.

Wednesday’s Forecast: With the scar he’s got street cred.