Do you like pigs? South Carolina farm in search of ‘piggy cuddlers’ Virulandia.com

(Above video was published in December and is not related to this article.)A South Carolina animal sanctuary is looking for people who love pigs-really love them- enough to cuddle them.Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to join its Piggy Cuddling Team.The sanctuary is located about 25 miles southwest of Columbia in Leesville. Volunteers will help with pig socialization so adoptable piggies can move into the facility’s adoption program with ease, according to the sanctuary’s website.”What is better than to cuddle with piggies?!?!” the website asks.Cuddlers need no orientation for the job.Potential cuddlers must be over the age of 16 or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian if they are between 16 and 18 years old.While the unusual and funny Facebook post is getting national attention, the sanctuary has a very serious purpose.The organization provides a safe haven for abandoned, abused, neglected and elderly farm animals. “While there are many shelters and rescue organizations for animal companions such as cats and dogs, and wildlife, there is a lack of sanctuary for farm animals, who make up 98% of the animals killed in the US each year,” according to the website. “We exist to help those animals.”To sign up to be a pig cuddler, click here.

(Above video was published in December and is not related to this article.)

A South Carolina animal sanctuary is looking for people who love pigs-really love them- enough to cuddle them.

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Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary is looking for volunteers to join its Piggy Cuddling Team.

The sanctuary is located about 25 miles southwest of Columbia in Leesville.

Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary looking for pig cuddlers

Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary

Pig cuddlers at Cotton Branch Farms Sanctuary help with pig socialization so adoptable residents can be adopted.

Volunteers will help with pig socialization so adoptable piggies can move into the facility’s adoption program with ease, according to the sanctuary’s website.

“What is better than to cuddle with piggies?!?!” the website asks.

Cuddlers need no orientation for the job.

Potential cuddlers must be over the age of 16 or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian if they are between 16 and 18 years old.

While the unusual and funny Facebook post is getting national attention, the sanctuary has a very serious purpose.

The organization provides a safe haven for abandoned, abused, neglected and elderly farm animals.

“While there are many shelters and rescue organizations for animal companions such as cats and dogs, and wildlife, there is a lack of sanctuary for farm animals, who make up 98% of the animals killed in the US each year,” according to the website. “We exist to help those animals.”

To sign up to be a pig cuddler, click here.

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