You Can’t Declaw a Micro Pig
by Michael (PoC Admin)
A micro pig. A still image from the video below by This is Genius ITN Extreme.
I feel that people who declaw cats don't really want to keep cats. What they want is a companion of some sort in addition to or instead of a human companion. That is the bottom line situation.
For these people a cat is nearly right but not quite so they modify the cat. It is obviously ridiculous and completely wrong as we all know. If we are not in denial as millions of people are in the USA (mainly the vets).
If there was a pet that better met the requirements of these people it might save a few cats from being assaulted by a vet.
Well, I would like to introduce the micro pig. These little darlings have everything a person seeking companionship requires including hooves and no claws.
They have been described as the world's most gorgeous pet. The piglets are 8 inches long and weigh about 1.5 kg. Full size they come up to your knee (about 14 inches tall).
And there are an endless stream of benefits for the cat modifiers (I call these people DPs - disconnected people).
First there are no claws. You guys will adore that. They have little hooves instead. Problem fixed at a stroke. A complete fix and nothing to remove. You can't declaw a micro pig.
Then there is the hair. If you are a person who dislikes claws you will probably dislike loose hair everywhere too. Well, these little charmers have soft blonde hair and it doesn't go everywhere. It is not called "fur" as it is more like our hair. Combine that asset with sweet little black spots and it's a WOW.
And they come litter trained too! They are intelligent and really clean. And there's more. No need to buy cat food (and good cat food is not cheap). In the UK they will apparently feed happily on a £10 sack of food that lasts for 4 months. And it doesn't stop there either. Think on. No allergy problems. For all those people who are allergic to cats -- problem solved.
For the technically minded these pigs are a mix of three breeds of pig: Kune Kune, Tamworth and Gloucester Old Spot.
So come on people who want a modified cat, exercise your imagination and try a micro pig instead. You can't declaw a micro pig.
Breeder: Jane Croft (UK), Farm in Christchurch, Cambridgeshire, UK. Price: £650. I couldn't find a website and I am not sure is she ships to the USA. Hey, is there someone in the USA who breeds these cutties..If anyone in the US wants to contact me to research things feel free.