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National Pig Day

01 Mar

TODAY IS *MY* DAY!

Normally, I would let me friend Journalist Rocky the Squirrel tell you about important and interesting holidays.  But today, well today is *my* day.

I bet you didn’t know that I have an entire holiday to myself? Well – I do!! Today is National Pig Day. I wait all year for my holiday. This is my third one and the party is on!

But you’re probably asking yourself what is national pig day?

“National Pig Day

National Pig Day is an event held annually on March 1 in the United States to celebrate the pig. The holiday celebration was started in 1972 by sisters Ellen Stanley, a teacher in Lubbock, Texas, and Mary Lynne Rave of Beaufort, North Carolina.

According to Rave, the purpose of National Pig Day is “to accord the pig its rightful, though generally unrecognized, place as one of man’s most intellectual and domesticated animals.”

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Since today is my day, I get to do what I want… within limitations. I get my favorite foods. I get the extra loving and snuggles. I get a piggy massage. I get my hooves done. Whatever I want – it’s all about pleasing this piggy. To all my fellow pig friends – cash in on this our holiday – enjoy it to the fullest!!

Yawn, I think I’ll start like I am in this picture.  On the couch and snuggled with mommy!

 
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35 responses to “National Pig Day

  1. Genevieve Petrillo

    03/01/2015 at 5:32 am

    Good start, B. Have a great day!

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:05 am

      Thanks my sweet friends! XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. easyweimaraner

    03/01/2015 at 6:40 am

    Happy piggy day!!!!! Once many moons ago as my momma was a puppy (or a piglet) they celebrated this day with a piglet race in a parcour. you could place a bet and you could win prizes :o)

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:06 am

      oh squeals! Now that would be fun for sure!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. onespoiledcat

    03/01/2015 at 7:08 am

    Oh wow! Happy National Pig Day Bacon…….what a pawsome occasion to celebrate and I do hope that you’re spoiled rotten (even more rotten than your usual spoiling of course) and get to have every single treat you want ALLLLL day long (without any resulting intestinal distress of course!). Sending you piggy hugs on this special day!

    Love, Cousin Sam

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:07 am

      aaww thanks cousin. It was definitely a great day full of fun and FOOD. I think I ate until my pot belly squealed NO MORE. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. Sand Spring Chesapeakes

    03/01/2015 at 9:17 am

    Hope you gets lots of treats on your day today.

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:07 am

      Thanks sweet friends. I did. It was a blast of a good day for sure! XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. Molly The Wally

    03/01/2015 at 10:46 am

    We agree lots of treats and cuddles are in order Bacon. Have a serene and easy Sunday.
    Best wishes Molly

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:07 am

      Thanks sweet Molly! It was a fun day full of food and snuggles. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. speedyrabbit

    03/01/2015 at 11:31 am

    WooHoo happy piggy day my friend,xx Speedy

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:07 am

      Thanks sweet friend!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. Marty the Manx

    03/01/2015 at 12:27 pm

    Happy Incredible Bacon day!!!! Luv you my friend!!!
    Marty

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:08 am

      aaww thanks my friend. You are so sweet!! Love you too! XOXO – Bacon

       
  8. Misaki

    03/01/2015 at 1:13 pm

    Happy piggy day! Amazing that you got your own special day xx

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:16 am

      Snorts! And trust me – I used to my fullest advantage here at the Hotel Thompson. Snorts – cause you know one can not get into trouble on THEIR special day, right? XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. philosophermouseofthehedge

    03/01/2015 at 2:05 pm

    Oinkers rule! Be piggy with the day.

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:17 am

      aaww thanks my friend. I definitely was having fun on my day! XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. The Mad Hooligan Chronicles

    03/01/2015 at 3:07 pm

    Woohoo! So glad there is a day to celebrate YOU! You are by far the bestest and handsomest piggy we know! Happy pig day! Ellie, Bo, and Kobi

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:18 am

      aaww piggy blushes. Thanks my sweet friends. I really appreciate that so very much from all the way down my piggy ❤
      XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. Reilly & Denny

    03/01/2015 at 6:21 pm

    Happy National Pig Day little buddy – milk it for all it is worth

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:19 am

      Snorts my friends! I did and it was a snort of a great time for sure! XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. katsrus

    03/01/2015 at 8:22 pm

    Happy National Pig Day. Have a fun filled day Bacon.
    Sue B

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:20 am

      Thanks sweet friend. I certainly did full of food, fun and snuggles. XOXO – Bacon

       
  13. gentlestitches

    03/01/2015 at 9:19 pm

    Happy National Pig Day clever pignew.
    Aunt Sharon. ❤

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:21 am

      Thanks Auntie Sharon!! I had a snort of a great time for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
  14. Midwestern Plant Girl

    03/01/2015 at 9:54 pm

    Happy happy pig day! 🐖

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:21 am

      Thanks my sweet friend!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  15. hairballexpress

    03/01/2015 at 11:48 pm

    You know, I could be a pig….😸

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:21 am

      Yes you could. I make you my honorary snort buddy. How’s that my friend? XOXO – Bacon

       
      • hairballexpress

        03/02/2015 at 1:50 pm

        MWAHAHAHA! I love it!! “Honorary Snort Buddy!”😺

         
  16. wallaceandsamuel

    03/02/2015 at 1:05 am

    What a pawsome day!! Happy Pig Day!!!
    Wally & Sammy

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:21 am

      Thanks my friends!!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  17. Lori Fontanes

    03/02/2015 at 10:56 am

    Wait–I thought *every* day was Pig Day! Happy March 1st, Bacon!!!

     
    • PigLove

      03/02/2015 at 11:34 am

      ssshh – it is. Snorts! I love the way you think my friend. XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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