Animal Sanctuary Looking for Piggy Cuddlers
A South Carolina animal sanctuary is looking for volunteers to be "Piggy Cuddlers" and help them socialize so they're ready when it comes time for adoption.
The job is to spend time with and love on 100 “adoptable residents so they can move into out adoption program with ease.” The piglets were part of 550 pigs rescued in a hoarding situation.
Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary is looking for applicants that are okay with "belly scratches, cookies, sitting with, and even just talking to our pig friends."
Slots are filling up quick, so hurry up and get signed up for a day. So far, 400 of the 550 pigs have found a home. The sanctuary also helps to rehabilitate injured farm animals, and give them a chance when nobody else would give them one.
Executive Director Evan Costner says the pigs are easier to house train, and are easy to take care of. “As long as you have about a quarter-acre of space for them, a good-sized yard for them to enjoy, they’re fine," he told a local news station.
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