A Calgary lady’s love of animals has result in her making a miniature farm in her house — main to 2 of the animals changing into inseparable.
Jody Fraser, who lives simply east of Calgary, moved to the countryside final 12 months along with her two cats, canine and turtle.
And since she now has the house, she determined to get some chickens as properly.
“In order that was the start of my fascination with all the animals,” she advised the Calgary Eyeopener.
The entire animals reside beneath the identical roof — aside from the chickens — making them fairly shut friends.
About three months in the past, Fraser added a pig to the combination.
“He is simply the nicest little loopy pig ever and really, very low upkeep,” she mentioned.
“I’ve at all times simply beloved the pigs. So it is form of humorous how now I’ve my very own.”
Whereas most get alongside, two of the species are particularly shut.
Wilbur the pot-bellied pig, who’s now five-months-old, has turned finest buds with a brand new 12-week kitten named Billy.
“The two, excellent from the start, turned the perfect buddies ever. They simply love one another. I am undecided the place it got here from,” she mentioned.
Not solely do the 2 animals sleep with each other, however additionally they be sure each other is clear.
“The pig will clear the kitten, truly, and each every so often you see the kitten truly cleansing the pig’s ears. So it is form of humorous.”
And due to how shut the 2 are, she is uncertain what to do as soon as the pig will get greater.
“I used to be solely going to maintain him in the home as a result of he is nonetheless actually little … however I used to be to place him outdoors within the spring,” she mentioned.
“I am hoping that I do resolve to nonetheless try this, however he is change into a part of the household now, so I do not see him going outdoors.”
What’s it like having a pet pig?
Fraser says not solely is Wilbur cleaner than her cats and canine, however he’s additionally home educated.
“I’ve a type of kiddy swimming pools and that is the place he has to go,” she mentioned.
“However he initially began with the kitty litter field, however he was educated like inside a day or two.”
When he isn’t cuddling with Billy, Wilbur is outdoors with the chickens or being taken on walks.
“We have now a little bit ramp that goes into my little yard the place my chickens are and stuff, and he goes and runs and performs with the chickens.”
Since posting her little animal household updates, Fraser has change into in style on Fb, Instagram and even TikTok.
“Every single day they do one thing foolish. I’ve my digicam out on a regular basis, so I simply publish 5 or 6 footage on a regular basis of their craziness.”
Her pages function all the animals of the home, however viewers have come to actually love Wilbur and Billy, so the pair could get their very own account someday quickly.
And by spring chances are you’ll simply see one other animal thrown into the combination.
“I am unable to carry any extra animals in my home, clearly, as a result of I might, in fact.”
“However I might like to get some goats and a donkey at some point too possibly within the springtime for certain.”
You may observe Wilbur the Pig and Billy the Kitten on Fb, Instagram or TikTok to see extra.
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With recordsdata from the Calgary Eyeopener.