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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.”

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!!

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Posted by on March 1, 2017 in Bacon, Journalist Rocky the Squirrel

 

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37 responses to “National Pig Day!

  1. easyweimaraner

    March 1, 2017 at 2:11 am

    Happy Pig Day to you and to Coco and Miss Poppy poo poo… and to all piggies…

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 9:17 am

      aaww thanks bro!! ❤ XOXO – Bacon
      P.S. It's pig day so that does mean anything and everything I want, I should get, right?

       
      • easyweimaraner

        March 1, 2017 at 9:39 am

        yes… ask for tybee island… ;O)

         
      • Piglove

        March 1, 2017 at 11:47 am

        Squeals with piggy excitement. I’m off to pester I mean ask daddy now while mommy is at the worky place. Thanks for the suggestion bro!! XOXO – Bacon

         
  2. Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

    March 1, 2017 at 3:05 am

    Happy Pig Day, Bacon. I’m so glad that you will be celebrating – and that everybody is going to make it special for you. You deserve it.
    Woof! TINK

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 9:17 am

      aaww thanks sweet friend. Mom said she is going to fix me piggy pancakes tonight for dinner. I can’t wait! XOXO – Bacon

       
      • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

        March 1, 2017 at 3:26 pm

        Yum. I love it when Mom fixes pancakes. She always makes me one just for me. Maybe I can talk her into it tonight. It’s been a while. Enjoy the rest of Pig Day.
        Woof! Tink

         
      • Piglove

        March 1, 2017 at 3:29 pm

        You should sweet friend! Pancakes are yummy! Mom has a pan that she uses for me that makes them into the shape of a pig face. I love them! XOXO – Bacon

         
      • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

        March 1, 2017 at 4:30 pm

        Wow, Mom has a special pan too, but it’s just round. Some day I wish I were a pig – but as long as I get a pancake, it doesn’t really matter, right?
        Woof! TINK

         
  3. weggieboy

    March 1, 2017 at 5:55 am

    Today also is the 150th Birthday of the state of Nebraska, Bacon, and I feel warm and fuzzy knowing your wonderfulness is celebrated on this day, too! Happy National Pig Day to you!

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 9:19 am

      aaww thanks pal!! I appreciate that. The only thing Nebraska is missing is me! My mom/dad have always wanted to go and visit there. I bet you it’s beautiful like you! XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. katsrus

    March 1, 2017 at 6:30 am

    Happy National Pig Day.
    Sue B

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 9:19 am

      Thanks sweet friend. Hope you are feeling better sweets. Sending you massives hogs and snout kisses. XOXO – Bacon

       
  5. sheilaenglehart

    March 1, 2017 at 8:07 am

    Hope you get all the watermelon and sweet potatoes you can eat, Bacon.

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 9:20 am

      aaww thanks sweet friend. You want to come and eat with me? That would be a blast. XOXO – Bacon

       
  6. Cupcake

    March 1, 2017 at 10:31 am

    Happy Pig Day, buddy. Your day sounds awesome ….like most days in your life, frankly! Enjoy!

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 11:49 am

      aaww beautiful! Thanks so much. Smooches from this oinker. XOXO – Bacon

       
  7. imagesbytdashfield

    March 1, 2017 at 12:35 pm

    Oink Oink hurray!

     
  8. Skyler Braveheart

    March 1, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    It’s only right you should have your very own day!

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 3:27 pm

      Thanks pal! I’ve been taking full advantage of it today with dad. XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. anotherday2paradise

    March 1, 2017 at 2:02 pm

    How awesome to have your very own National Day, Bacon. Enjoy every second of your spoiling. i can just imagine how good your trotters will look after a nice pedicure. 🙂 xx

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 3:27 pm

      aaww – thanks sweet friend! XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. Tails Around the Ranch

    March 1, 2017 at 2:47 pm

    Pork away, Bacon! And have an oinker of a day.

     
    • Piglove

      March 1, 2017 at 3:28 pm

      Thanks very much sweet friends!! I’ve been getting extra treats from daddy all day long. Of course I’ll act like I haven’t had anything when mom gets back – evil snorts. XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. Hailey and Zaphod

    March 1, 2017 at 7:34 pm

    Happy Pig Day!

     
    • Piglove

      March 2, 2017 at 9:06 am

      Thanks sweet friend ❤ XOXO – Bacon

       
  12. Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

    March 1, 2017 at 8:32 pm

    Guess what I just found out, Bacon? National Pancake Day is at the end of February! Did your Mom know that when she decided on your treat?

    Mom decided to cook something different for us – since shes eating a lot of soup while she gets over her cold.. CORNBREAD! She makes it gluten-free, so this is the first time I’ve ever gotten to taste it. I am in love.
    Woof! TINK

     
    • Piglove

      March 2, 2017 at 9:07 am

      If dad had his way here, every day would be pancake day – snorts with piggy laughter. And GF cornbread? Cornbread is so awesome. I’ve never had the GF one before though. It tasted great? XOXO – Bacon

       
      • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

        March 2, 2017 at 3:34 pm

        Mom says the way she makes it tastes exactly the same – and I loved it too. She tinkered with a cornbread muffin recipe of a 2-legs she lived with in college, which has an extra egg and just a tiny bit of sugar – but she makes it in a heavy black skillet. Yummie!
        xx,
        mgh

         
      • Piglove

        March 2, 2017 at 4:09 pm

        Black skillet is a MUST. Mom does believe in her black skillets. I think that is a mandatory southern thing – snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

         
      • Madelyn Griffith-Haynie, MCC, SCAC

        March 2, 2017 at 4:11 pm

        Yep – and Mom says good to knock out intruders too. I almost wish we’d get one so I could I could see her in action. 🙂
        Woof! TINK

         
  13. koolkosherkitchen

    March 2, 2017 at 1:00 am

    Hey Bacon, happy Pig Day to you! Enjoy your extra treats and have fun!
    Meows and purrs,
    Beba and Barmalei

     
  14. evilsquirrel13

    March 2, 2017 at 1:18 am

    I’ll make sure to put out some extra corn and nuts for all of the pigs who stop by today…

     
    • Piglove

      March 2, 2017 at 9:08 am

      Do that. You never know when I might come knocking at your door. Snorts!! XOXO – Bacon

       
  15. Amy

    March 2, 2017 at 4:13 pm

    A belated Happy Pig’s Day to you, precious Bacon. I hope you were pampered to the max!

     
    • Piglove

      March 3, 2017 at 9:43 am

      aaww thanks sweet friend. I was definitely an awesome day for sure! XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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