The animal was covered in scars and burns and her feet were cut open, so the doctor lured her to safety with a muffin and immediately called her friends,Alesja and Alex Daehnrich, who run the Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary & Rescue, reports The Dodo.
Holly seemed to only have one thing on her mind - being with Alex as often as possible. She did not gravitate towards Alesja or Dr. Bartfield as much, although she is still very sweet with Alesja, but they did not mind as the bond between the pig and her chosen human was too cute to resist.
The couple had set up a little enclosure with hay and blankets for Holly, but she refused to go inside the first night - instead, she snuggled up outside in a pile of dirty, wet leaves. She had clearly been raised as an outside pig. But as soon as Alex tried to coax her into the barn, she followed him inside and refused to go to sleep until she had had sufficient belly rubs.
Because only Alex is allowed to tuck her in. Apparently the routine wasn't the same as I joined & Holly showed that she was grumpy ;) Holly & her favorite human ❤️Posted by The Blind Spot Animal Sanctuary on Monday, 6 March 2017
This bedtime ritual has turned into a habit and Holly cannot sleep unless Alex shows her some love. Alesja said:
She comes up on the porch and waits for him. If I come, she ignores me and keeps staring at the door. When Alex comes, she follows him down and they go into her house and Alex rubs her belly. She eventually starts getting ready for bed and Alex puts a blanket over her.
Now Holly lives at her forever home on the sanctuary with her favorite human, and her health and well-being is much better than when she first arrived. The pig loves snoozing in the sunshine, eating and playing, and following Alex around.
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