Slaughterhouse-bound piglet is saved by Randy's Rescue Ranch after falling off a truck

Mail Online | 8/17/2018 | Reporter
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A little piglet was on a truck headed for the slaughterhouse this summer when she got a lucky break — and fell right off it.

Pickles was only a few weeks old when she tumbled from a truck onto a busy highway in Missouri and a motorist saved her bacon.

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Her rescuer then delivered her safely to Randy's Rescue Ranch in Old Fallon, Illinois, where staff immediately offered to care for the her — and now she's living a life straight out of Charlotte's Web, minus the genius and motherly spider.

He then called up Randy's Rescue Ranch to find her a home.

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Ranch founder Randy Grim, 56, said a telltale tattoo on Pickles' ear indicated that she was being transferred to be raised for meat production.

'The first night I got her she was scared,' he said. 'When Pickles first came to the ranch she had a broken leg and red rash which she got from bouncing off the hot pavement.

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'I wrapped her in a blanket and tried to comfort her. My dogs were not thrilled,' he admitted.

'I didn’t know that much about pigs at the time. She was about three weeks old. I knew she had escaped from a factory because...
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