Not only can dogs and cats make wonderful house pets, but other animals can also find a home in a family. In addition to the possibility that they were saved from a horrible situation and would never return, pigs, bunnies, and other animals also make wonderful pets.

It was predicted that the 1.5-year-old piglet Floppy would not survive for more than a week at birth due to his shaking head syndrome, which is a condition akin to tremor. He was born on January 18, 2020, and since then, he has experienced a great deal in life. Anyway, the 500-pound little pig is now a fat, adorable, and chubby bug.

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#1. Floppy born with shaking head syndrome.

The Bored Panda had spoken with Floppy’s owner to know more about this.

The owner introduced herself as Chelsey Weaning of West Virginia. She had mentioned that Flippy, the piglet from her sister-in-law’s litter, had shaking head syndrome, a condition akin to an uncontrollable tremor.

#2. Chelsey had said that Floppy couldn’t do things on his own.

They had asked Chelsey how she decided to keep Floppy with this condition.

She had declared that animals hold a special place in her heart and that she has always loved them. She also believes that she is able to speak for those who are unable to speak for themselves and that all of her pets were saved. Her sister-in-law and husband struggled to decide what to do with Floppy after he was born.

She then asked if they would like to give Floppy a chance at life, and if so, she offered to look after him. She had no prior knowledge of pigs when she took him, but she claimed to have learned a lot from Floppy and from her research. Afterwards, as they became more intimate, she realized that Floppy was destined to be a member of the family.

#3. The vet had said it’s better to euthanasia the pig as it wouldn’t last longer than a week.

For what they have asked about the personality of Floppy,

He’s a smart, sociable, and loving piggy, according to Chelsey. and that he prefers being among people to being by himself. Loves it when people visit him as well. Additionally, he mentioned that he now knows how to open doors and walk up stairs.

She had also mentioned Floppy’s favorite things, like playing in his pool and getting belly rubs. She also mentioned that they wash him every day and that, in contrast to other piggies, he is extremely special.

#4. hey had not liked the idea of euthanasia and wanted to give Floppy a chance to live even for a short time.

They had even asked about the other, friends of Floppy in the house.

She had said that Kona and Kai are their 2 dogs and they also have 2 cats. Both the dogs are Floppy’s best friends and they spend time together. When Floppy was a piglet, Kona had become the mother figure to him. Though Flppy is now 3 times bigger than them, they still play around.  Though they haven’t faced any issue yet, they ner leave them unsupervised as it’s a bit risky to leave pigs and dogs together.

#5. Chelsey and her husband had taken care of Floppy as a baby, they had bottle-fed Floppy.

She had mentioned that they had initially been reluctant to display Floppy to the public, but one day they managed to get the greatest picture of him. It was tweeted by her sister-in-law, and Floppy got a lot of love in return.

Following that, UK artist Robert James Hull asked for permission to use Floppy’s picture in one of his greeting cards. Following that, they felt that Floppy’s story ought to be told since she had found love as a result of it. After that, they started the Instagram account, which currently has roughly 6.7K global followers. In addition, they own a company called Floppy and Friends in Floppy’s honor. Additionally, they donate money to pig sanctuaries.

#6. They had thought to keep him for a few weeks and if he’s better to take him to a sanctuary, but as he won their hearts they couldn’t do that.

She had said that what they want people to take from the story is that believe in giving chances and have faith. As they gave Floppy a chance he was able to overcome the odds and have a happy life.

#7. Floppy is an indoor pig who owns his own room.

She had even a few funny happening with Floppy to Bored Panda.  What happened when they were painting together. How he had painted on himself rather than painting the canvas. And about some new harvest of Floppy, a pumpkin harvest. And had said that she loves the fact that Floppy lets her take selfies with him.

#8. Now he only shakes if he’s excited or anxious.

#9. Floppy is now a big boy of about 500 lbs, and he loves people.

#10. Chelsey and Floppy are Bonded well, they spend a lot of time together.

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