A canine and pig should not have any worries for the remainder of their days after an Arizona animal shelter made positive they discovered a brand new house collectively.
Timon, a chihuahua, and Pumbaa, a pig, wound up at the Arizona Humane Society earlier this month after their proprietor was arrested, the AHS stated in an announcement despatched to VirtualNews. The shelter didn’t present extra data on the proprietor’s arrest, however famous that the costs have been unrelated to animal cruelty.
It wasn’t lengthy earlier than their deep friendship turned obvious to animal shelter workers.
“Although it isn’t all the time advisable that pigs and canine stay collectively, this unlikely duo beloved to go to one another from time to time throughout their keep at AHS,” the assertion stated. “Instantly, AHS workers noticed simply how robust of a bond these two have, particularly when Pumbaa is variety sufficient to permit Timon to hitch a experience on his again sometimes.”
Pumbaa had some medical wants that meant he would want specialised care, so the shelter went about looking for a pig-centric group that might absorb each creatures.
That place turned out to be Higher Piggies Rescue, a pig sanctuary in New River, Arizona. Whereas the sanctuary does have pigs up for adoption, it announced this week that Pumbaa and Timon would have a house on the sanctuary completely ― and that Pumbaa may also have a new job.
“He’s a pure greeter,” the sanctuary wrote on Fb, including that the gregarious pig could be assembly folks when the group resumes public excursions in September.