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In the video, rescue pig Kevin can be seen strolling around the yard and interior of his home. He can also be seen contentedly napping outside. The text overlay on the video shares more about Kevin. The writing reads “Everyone meet Kevin. Kevin is my moms’s 300-pound domesticated rescue pig. Kevin only drinks bottled water & sleeps 18 hours out of the day. He hates everyone but my mom. Kevin lives a better life than most humans. We love Kevin.” Viewers did indeed love Kevin. Currently, the video has been liked over 280,000 times.
Although young pigs may seem like adorable pets, they grow quite large. Even breeds marketed as “miniature”, such as Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs, can soon grow to be quite large and require adequate space and care. Fortunately, rescue pig Kevin now has a huge yard and golf course to roam. However, not all pigs are so lucky. Pigs are often cruelly farmed. Even pigs purchased as pets may be abandoned when they reach their full size. Pigs may also have long life spans, living up to 25 years in some scenarios.
We encourage everyone thinking of getting a pet to adopt instead of shop. Read more resources about adopting animals on One Green Planet, including 7 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Furry Best Friend, 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Pet, and These Heartwarming Before and After Pictures of Adopted Rescue Animals Will Make Your Day! Read tips for pet adoptions and what to consider before adopting an animal. We recommend using these apps to find shelter dogs near you!
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