Freida pig

Freda the pig

Freda arrived in April 2016. She had been living in solitary confinement in the most appalling conditions for several years on a run down patch of ground in Warwickshire.

She was wading up to her belly in slurry, her shelter was a piece of broken tin, she had no bedding and was fed mainly on household scraps. Most pigs are naturally curious animals who thrive on company, their own or human.

At the very least Freda should have had behavioural problems, but the first thing she did on arrival was to sink into the thick layer of hay that we'd rolled out for her. She lay there scratching around in the hay grunting and chatting away until dinner arrived. Dinner was best sow nuts and apples plus a few doughnuts, she thought she was in heaven.

She's a delightful, happy, forgiving sow who loves nothing better than sitting in the doorway of her new house watching the world go by, waiting for someone to give her a lovely belly rub.

Please help us look after Freda by adopting now

Next: Freedom the sheep

Photography © Maria Slough

Two easy ways to adopt

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Please note: Although we will process your order quickly packs can, at times, take up to 10 days to process and post is by standard second class service within the UK. If you are sending outside the UK please add £5 to your order. If you would like a guaranteed postal service, (e.g. Special delivery) there will be an extra charge. Please email to enquire.

Telephone orders can be taken on 01386 834500 during office hours 10-1 & 2-4 Monday-Friday.

Packs can be sent electronically by special request, but please note a fridge magnet is not included within this. The cost of the magnet will donated to our work as part of your adoption.

For any queries please call 01386 834500 or email

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