She should have spent this kind of day rolling through the cooling mud, coating each outstretched limb with nature’s sunscreen. But her throat was dry; her cramped legs ached. And nobody knew the little pig needed help.
Cars whirred past. Few acknowledged the abandoned pet carrier, left at the roadside like old, abandoned furniture. Then, someone stopped. The driver, a cat rescuer, was always on the lookout for strays in need—and for sturdy cat carriers. She was surprised to find the small box already had her next rescue inside.
Not one to turn away an animal in need—although pig rescue wasn’t quite her forte—the driver scooped up Jenny and brought her to a friend’s home to care for her there. In the months that followed, they tended to Jenny’s needs together.