Running of the Bulls

06 Jul

WOW – This is all this little pig could oink this past weekend when I saw some coverage that will begin the Running of the Bulls. Really? People really put their lives in jeopardy to run through the streets of Pamplona, Spain chased by B.U.L.L.S with HORNS. I gotta ask. Are you crazy?! This is not only for one day but it is a annual nine day festival that starts today.

I understand it is a tradition. The first thing they do is take a statue of San Fermin and parade it through Pamplona. This saint is believed to ‘protect’ the runners as they are being chased by the mean bulls. And, it really did look festive on television. They even had musicians playing and singing. And they had people standing on balconies throughout the streets that watched the bulls chasing the humans. Now, I enjoyed the music, the singing and I could even watch.

But, this little pig doesn’t run that fast to participate in the running FROM the bulls – snorts. I would be a nice little snack for them. Shivers. And the actual bull run lasts about four minutes – but still I don’t think this oinker would have a chance.

So instead of ‘running’ from the bulls, I thought I would do it ‘my’ way 🙂

Last year, I carried my king size Egyptian cotton sheet from the bedroom into the front room. At times, mommy would hold it for me so I could run through it. You know, like she was fighting a ‘bull’ per say. She would call me a pigatador – snorts. It was fun and kept me busy for some time. Even daddy got into the game playing and would hold it up for me.

It was really fun. I’m not sure who it wore out faster – me, mommy or daddy. Even Hemi, the purr thing here at the Hotel Thompson, got into the action and would run through it. What can I say – we are so easily entertained!

This year, I think we are taking some of this fun out in my magical back yard.  If you see us out there, we are just practicing… nothing to fear yet – evil snorts!


Posted by on 07/06/2015 in Bacon


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14 responses to “Running of the Bulls

  1. sunsetdragon

    07/06/2015 at 1:43 am

    Oh man the running of the bulls is way to much for me and it wears me out even watching it on tv.

    • PigLove

      07/06/2015 at 9:33 am

      I know! On one hoof, it’s kind of fun to watch because people are so strange to be wanting to do this in the first place. On the other hoof, sometimes I secretly root for the bull… is that bad of me? Snorts. XOXO – Bacon

  2. wallaceandsamuel

    07/06/2015 at 5:05 am

    Wally & Sammy

    • PigLove

      07/06/2015 at 9:34 am

      Snorts! Too fun. XOXO – Bacon

  3. Cupcake

    07/06/2015 at 5:55 am

    Playing in the living room or the yard is enough. With my luck, I’ll try for a street nap and get trampled! Clumsy bulls….

    Love and licks,

    • PigLove

      07/06/2015 at 9:34 am

      Exactly! This playing that I do is close enough for me to getting next to a big bull. I’m good here in the living room of the Hotel Thompson. XOXO – Bacon

  4. Deborah Boza Valledor

    07/06/2015 at 6:34 am

    pigatador…we love it! We bet you are THE cutest pigatador ever! BOL

    • PigLove

      07/06/2015 at 9:35 am

      aaww piggy blushes. Thanks sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

  5. Tails Around the Ranch

    07/06/2015 at 10:04 am

    I’m with you, Bacon…I’d rather set my hair on fire than run with the bulls. I can think of so many other ways to entertain myself even if alcohol is involved, stuff that’s a whole lot safer too! Have fun in the yard being the best ever pigatador ❤

    • PigLove

      07/06/2015 at 11:00 am

      aaww – thanks my friend. Being a pigatador can be fun with the right peeps. I get to run so fast around the back yard and then get belly rubs and grapes afterwards. That’s the life! XOXO – Bacon

  6. The Canadian Cats

    07/06/2015 at 8:00 pm

    What fun Bacon!! You would be a fabulous Pigatador…running through the sheet. Whearas I would sniff it and then try eating it…..I seem to have developed a taste for sheets and fuzzy stuff.


    • PigLove

      07/07/2015 at 9:56 am

      Snorts! aaww I think I ❤ you Shoko. It would definitely be a blast! XOXO – Bacon

  7. gentlestitches

    07/06/2015 at 11:17 pm

    Pig te a dora, la la la la LA! 😀

    • PigLove

      07/07/2015 at 9:58 am

      Ole! XOXO – Bacon


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