3 Pig Rescues That Will Melt Your Heart

You might think you know how cute pigs are, but these rescues are about to prove you wrong.

There was that time when our fieldworkers found a pot-bellied pig in a trash-filled pen:

Spoiler alert: She doesn’t live there anymore.

Then there was the time Sam Simon and The Cow Sanctuary helped us save eight pigs from a slaughterhouse truck:

1:14—I can’t.

And there was the time we gave some newborn piglets a new chance at life:

If you’re craving even more life-altering cuteness, check out more PETA rescues.

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“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind