Meet the Oinkers – Salt and Pepper
With their black and white spots, these two pigs make an adorable and inseparable pair.
With their chubby little white bodies, dotted with black patches, Salt and Pepper could just be the best named little piglets ever. And just like Salt and Pepper they are into just about everything they can, including your heart – their curiosity for the world around them is unbounded.
Perhaps it is for this reason they escaped their previous digs and took it upon themselves to circumnavigate their district. However, stopping them in their determined path were the local animal laws team, which quickly saw the quirky duo pound bound.
With kindness busting them out (legally, of course) it has been both snouts down here at Edgar’s Mission as they have made fast work of uprooting their new abode.
Devoid of the life of a commercial factory farmed pig, pigs so readily choose joy at every opportunity and so content with just being, we humans could do well to emulate their happy go lucky way of living. Described as natural antidepressants, playful and cheery pigs such as our little oinkers, are guaranteed to make you smile and chase your blues away.
And if you are ever looking for a way to take their blues away, here’s a hint – leave them off your plate, and they will oink their way right into your heart!
Blending tragedy with hope comes Nepal, a sweet little Merino lamb, born one of triplets, who sadly became separated from his family.
While logic tells us he did not fall from the sky, he might as well have, for from where he has come, we cannot ascertain. It is as if he is nobody’s cat. And here now, he most certainly is.
Few things in life tug more at the heartstrings than when you see the life draining out of the eyes of an animal. And when that animal is but a youngster, the tug becomes an all-consuming wrench.
Found wandering on a highway that homed no sheep, it is believed that dear Jump did just that.
They have been declared the comedians of the barnyard (goats, that is) and proving this statement is not a work of fiction come Frick, Frack and Applejack.
It was the message we prayed we would never have to send – well, not for many a year anyway – to our team.
As a young first-time mum, having barely hit puberty, Margaret found herself in the direst of situations. Recently having given birth, and suffering a life-threatening prolapse, she did not know what to do.
Meet Annie Yokely and Mary Poopins! A community Facebook post was to prove the lifeline for two plucky and adventurous hens. It, too, was to prove just how maligned, disregarded and poorly protected their kind is.