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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. 

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!!

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

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21 responses to “National Pig Day

  1. speedyrabbit

    03/01/2018 at 1:52 am

    Happy Pig day Bacon…..make sure you get to “Pig Out”…..hehehe,xx Speedy

     
    • Piglove

      03/01/2018 at 8:38 am

      Thanks sweet friend. I am so making the best of today for sure. XOXO Bacon

       
  2. easyweimaraner

    03/01/2018 at 2:49 am

    Happy Pig Day to youuuuuu!!!! will you watch Babe or Miss Piggy today?

     
    • Piglove

      03/01/2018 at 8:38 am

      Oh brother. You know I’m going for Miss Piggy! XOXO Bacon

       
  3. evilsquirrel13

    03/01/2018 at 3:00 am

    Enjoy your special day! And note that there is no such thing as National Human Day….

     
    • Piglove

      03/01/2018 at 8:41 am

      Human day? Snorts and rolls with piggy laughter. That’s everyday, right my evil friend? XOXO Bacon

       
      • evilsquirrel13

        03/01/2018 at 9:35 am

        Like my parents used to say when we asked when Children’s Day is….

         
  4. sheilaenglehart

    03/01/2018 at 7:57 am

    Make the best of it, Bacon!

     
    • Piglove

      03/01/2018 at 8:41 am

      Thank you my sweet friend! XOXO Bacon

       
  5. Amy

    03/01/2018 at 8:39 am

    When Xena saw your post, she started to oink…Happy Pig Day, dear Bacon.

     
    • Piglove

      03/01/2018 at 8:42 am

      Squeals with piggy excitement. So awesome my friend!! XOXO Bacon

       
  6. imagesbytdashfield

    03/01/2018 at 11:22 am

    Happy it’s your day to you! 🙂

     
  7. Dan Antion

    03/01/2018 at 11:27 am

    Have a Happy!

     
  8. sue ellen

    03/01/2018 at 3:34 pm

    Have a terrific ‘PIGGY’ day Bacon. ( aren’t all days special piggy days at your house?)

     
    • Piglove

      03/06/2018 at 7:50 am

      Shuffles hooves and blushes. Yeah you are right ❤ XOXO – Bacon

       
  9. Ladybuggz

    03/01/2018 at 5:11 pm

    Have a Happy Day Bacon! Use the day to your full advantage!

     
    • Piglove

      03/06/2018 at 7:50 am

      Trust me. I most certainly did. Snorts and rolls with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

       
  10. Tails Around the Ranch

    03/02/2018 at 9:48 am

    Happy {belated} Pig Day, Bacon. Hope there were loads of snuggles for you and a few sweet treats as well.

     
    • Piglove

      03/06/2018 at 7:58 am

      It really did. Thanks sweet friend. XOXO – Bacon

       
  11. Dennis the Vizsla

    03/04/2018 at 6:49 pm

    hello bacon its dennis the vizsla dog hay happy belayted pigs day to yoo!!! it is verry cool to hav yore own speshul day isnt it??? i bet yoo git gud diskownts at the store on pigs day!!! ok bye

     
    • Piglove

      03/06/2018 at 8:09 am

      Thank you my sweet friend. I wish there were good discounts that day – I would stock up on ALL of my treats for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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