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‘Animal Place’ Adopting Two Pigs

A Grass Valley animal sanctuary is getting two new residents today…

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The pot-belly is Anastasia, who is 12 years old. Both are being taken from a shelter in El Dorado Hills that is closing down. Animal Place Executive Director Kim Sturla says the pigs were kept in solitary confinement…

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Then, based on their health, and their behavior, they may get to interact with other pigs. Sturla says not only were the pigs isolated, but they were kept in cramped quarters…

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They are expected to arrive early this afternoon. Sturla says the shelter that is closing had several horses that were adopted, but no one seemed to care about the pigs, so Animal Place stepped in.

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