Here's a few of my favourite photos from my visit to the sanctuary:
|First to greet me was Chilco, one of two dogs at the sanctuary.|
In this photo, he was staring intensely at a bug crawling across
the spot of dirt where he wanted to lie down!
|I'm not sure what Janice was saying, but I love how the pig (Cotton? Pete?) |
is so attentive and engaged. Don't you wish all your conversation partners were this interested in what you have to say?
|What would a photoshoot be without the twelve I fostered from 2007-2009? |
That's Janice watching over the fence, volunteer Jana filling the water dishes, and Lacey grazing in the background.
|Scotch, you've grown a bushy beard!|
|Looking after pigs is thirsty work!|
|Roscoe, in one of his calmer moments.|
I think he has mellowed a bit since then - well, sometimes. I love this series of photos of volunteer Magda sharing a cuddle, some lovings and some greens with him:
There was a new family of volunteers the day I visited. The son, Ryan, took some time to get to know Roscoe.
|Ryan meets Roscoe|
(photo posted with parental permission)
|Rose, beautiful Rose - one of the first Hearts on Noses piggies I met, back around 2006 I think - when she was little enough to be a house pig and opened the fridge door, pulled open the crisper, and took off running with a bag of food!|
|Rose still gets excited about food -|
I was distributing peanuts.
|Scotch the pigapotamus!|
|Of course, there are always a few critters who find their own way to the sanctuary, |
and know a good thing when they see it!
|Lots of healthy green grass for the pigs to munch on!|
|Whisper, Rob Roy and Fizzy|
They always followed me around when I fostered them,
and were the first of the twelve to run up to me when I visited the other day.
One has flopped over for a belly rub!
Maggie stayed home with a petsitter while I was on the mainland. I think she wants to tell you about that herself - tomorrow, perhaps!