All posts tagged: nobacon

Meet Bacon.

Cancun is known for its white sand beaches, near-perfect weather and bright-blue waters. As of today, I am officially adding Mr. Bacon the PigStar to this list.  There is no way you can look at this blue-eyed, extremely handsome pig and not smile. Bacon, born and raised in Mexico, will be turning one at the end of December and weighs in at around 39 pounds.  He resides in Cancun with his loving parents. PE🐽NY: Have you always wanted a pig?  I have always wanted a pig, but for my husband the idea of actually having one was absurd.  When I went from looking at them on the internet to actually thinking of getting one, he told me that I was being ridiculous, haha.  After some time and a lot of work, I managed to convince my husband, and now he is crazy about the pig!  Sometimes I think he loves Mr. Bacon more than he loves me, haha. PE🐽NY: What finally inspired you to get one?  I have always been an animal lover.  When we moved to …

Meet Olivia Pignewton John.

Olivia is a 400 pound’ish, 5-year old Vietnamese pot-bellied pig rescue. She was rescued by her Mommy, Amanda, and lives in Mississippi.  She has two piggy sisters, Lola (12) and Jazzy Bell (3). PE🐽NY: Where did you get Olivia from? We rescued Olivia on July 11, 2015, from Ocean Springs, Mississippi.  My sister saw her on Facebook and knew that she needed lots of love and that we could help her.  Our 3-year old pot-belly, Jazzy Bell, is also a rescue. PE🐽NY: What are some of the hurdles you have to overcome with Olivia? Long and short-term goals? Our biggest issue is her weight. Her legs hurt her daily due to all of the extra weight and the years of being sedentary.  She needs to lose about 150-200 pounds. We give her Osteo Bi-Flex daily with an NSAID (Osteo Bi-Flex is a joint supplement. It will help heal cartilage and lubricate her joints.  We give her the NSAID when her legs hurt her really bad).  She also does not drink regular water because her previous owners gave …