My icon is one I took of my dog years ago.
”This is my favorite photo in the world - me and Linus, born to a dairy cow and ordered to be killed when the farmer saw he was a male (and thus useless in the dairy industry). A compassionate individual intervened, and he was brought to a sanctuary. I met him when he was a few days old and 60 pounds, and he would always try to sit on my lap. Today, 7 years young and 1500 pounds, he still tries to sit on my lap.” - Colleen Patrick-Goudreau
A farmer in China has spared the life of a two-legged lamb after being inspired by its struggle to survive. Vets have told the farmer that the birth defect could be genetic or the result of chemical pollution. “He doesn’t mind,” Cui added. “He has such a friendly personality and I don’t think he even realises he’s disabled.”
In case you’re wondering, the prettiest pig in the world lives at a farm sanctuary in Australia with over 250 other rescued animals. Her name is Snuffles and her favorite snacks are watermelon and grapes. She was originally purchased as a gift, and probably thought to be a “teacup pig” which do not actually exist.
"I, a big wrinkle, made all of these smaller wrinkles"
We were worried they wouldn’t get along