NIGELLA

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I'm Nigella and I live with Penelope.

We are best friends.

We are Large Black and Large White Cross Pigs.

I am 9 years old and Penelope is 7 years old.

We came to live at Curly Tails in February 2017.

We are very gentle and like to have our ears rubbed and our backs scratched.

Our favourite foods are cake and buns!

MAVIS

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I am Mavis and I live with:

Doris, Muriel,

Martha, Mabel and Mildred

We are:

Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in March 2016

Doris is a White Pot Belly and 7 years old and us M’s are Black Pot Bellies and are 5 years old.

We were very nervous when we first came here but are very happy and relaxed now.

ALFIE

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I am Alfie and I live with Bobby.

We are Micro Cross Breed Pigs-a definite dolly mixture and we came to live at Curly Tails on 8th July 2018. 

We are 4.5 years old.

We have tusks which means that we are adult pigs and us boys get them when we grow up, from about 18 months old.

We are quite shy but are getting used to living here and get lots of treats.

FREDDY

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I'm Freddy and I live with my siblings, Frank, Felix, Forest and Fenella

We are:

Oxford Sandy and Black Cross Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in September 2016

We were 14 weeks old when we came here and are now 2.5 years old.

We are big pigs but are very gentle. We have lots of character and are very friendly.

MURIEL

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I am Muriel and I live with:

Doris, Martha,

Mavis, Mabel and Mildred

We are:

Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in March 2016

Doris is a White Pot Belly and 7 years old and us M’s are Black Pot Bellies and are 5 years old.

We were very nervous when we first came here but are very happy and relaxed now.

FENELLA

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I'm Fenella and I live with my siblings, Frank, Felix, Forest and Freddy

We are:

Oxford Sandy and Black Cross Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in September 2016

We were 14 weeks old when we came here and are now 2.5 years old.

We are big pigs but are very gentle. We have lots of character and are very friendly.

MARTHA

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I am Martha and I live with:

Doris, Muriel,

Mavis, Mabel and Mildred

We are:

Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in March 2016

Doris is a White Pot Belly and 7 years old and us M’s are Black Pot Bellies and are 5 years old.

We were very nervous when we first came here but are very happy and relaxed now.

BOBBY

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I am Bobby and I live with Alfie.

We are Micro Cross Breed Pigs-a definite dolly mixture and we came to live at Curly Tails on 8th July 2018. 

We are 4.5 years old.

We have tusks which means that we are adult pigs and us boys get them when we grow up, from about 18 months old.

We are quite shy but are getting used to living here and get lots of treats.

DORIS

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I am Doris and I live with:

Martha, Muriel,

Mavis, Mabel and Mildred

We are:

Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in March 2016

I am a White Pot Belly and 7 years old and the M’s are Black Pot Bellies and are 5 years old.

We were very nervous when we first came here but are very happy and relaxed now.

FELIX

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I'm Felix and I live with my siblings, Frank, Freddy, Forest and Fenella

We are:

Oxford Sandy and Black Cross Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in September 2016

We were 14 weeks old when we came here and are now 2.5 years old.

We are big pigs but are very gentle. We have lots of character and are very friendly.

BERYL

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I'm Beryl and I live with my sister Bertha.

We are Large Black Pigs.

We are 5.5 years old and came to live at Curly Tails in June 2017.

Our breed is vulnerable, so there aren’t as many of us around as there should be.

We are very large, quite gentle but a bit clumsy! Our ears are so big that we have to lift our heads really high to see you.

MILDRED

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I am Mildred and I live with:

Doris, Muriel,

Mavis, Mabel and Martha

We are:

Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in March 2016

Doris is a White Pot Belly and 7 years old and us M’s are Black Pot Bellies and are 5 years old.

We were very nervous when we first came here but are very happy and relaxed now.

BORIS

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I am called Big Boy Boris.

I am a White Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pig.

I am 5 years old and I came to live at Curly Tails in July 2017.

I am blind so I am very vocal and talk a lot.

I have settled really well at the sanctuary and know that I am safe here.

I was very frightened and nervous when I first came to live here but love being here now.

GLORIA

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I am a Kune Kune pig and came to live at Curly Tails in March 2019. Very sadly I lost my sister Gladys when I lived at Brixworth Nursery Farm and got very lonely so my owners asked if I could come to live at the sanctuary and make new buddies.

I’m 8 years old and have settled in very well at Curly Tails. I like the treats here and visitors making a fuss of me.

CEDRIC

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I was abandoned as a baby and brought to the sanctuary by the RSPCA.

I was only about 4-6 weeks old then and came to live at Curly Tails at the beginning of December 2017.

I’m a breed called a Pietrain and am now 15 months old.

I live with my buddy Humphrey in our new pen in the paddock and get up to lots of mischief together!

FRANK

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I'm Frank and I live with my siblings, Freddy, Felix, Forest and Fenella

We are:

Oxford Sandy and Black Cross Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in September 2016

We were 14 weeks old when we came here and are now 2.5 years old.

We are big pigs but are very gentle. We have lots of character and are very friendly.

FOREST

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I'm Forest and I live with my siblings, Frank, Felix, Freddy and Fenella

We are:

Oxford Sandy and Black Cross Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in September 2016

We were 14 weeks old when we came here and are now 2.5 years old.

We are big pigs but are very gentle. We have lots of character and are very friendly..

PENELOPE

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I'm Penelope and I live with Nigella.

We are best friends.

We are Large Black and Large White Cross Pigs.

Nigella is 9 years old and I am 7 years old.

We came to live at Curly Tails in February 2017.

We are very gentle and like to have our ears rubbed and our backs scratched.

Our favourite foods are cake and buns!

BERTHA

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I'm Bertha and I live with my sister Beryl.

We are Large Black Pigs.

We are 5.5 years old and came to live at Curly Tails in June 2017.

Our breed is vulnerable, so there aren’t as many of us around as there should be.

We are very large, quite gentle but a bit clumsy! Our ears are so big that we have to lift our heads really high to see you.

MABEL

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I am Mabel and I live with:

Doris, Muriel,

Mavis, Martha and Mildred

We are:

Vietnamese Pot Bellied Pigs

We came to live at Curly Tails in March 2016

Doris is a White Pot Belly and 7 years old and us M’s are Black Pot Bellies and are 5 years old.

We were very nervous when we first came here but are very happy and relaxed now.

ERIC

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I am Eric and I live with my brother Ernie.

We are Juliana Pigs so we wont get much bigger than we are now.

We are 2 years old and came to live at Curly Tails in November 2017.

We are very friendly and like to have lots of fuss and attention. We are very vocal and talk all the time when we see visitors.

We also love cake and buns!

ERNIE

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I am Ernie and I live with my brother Eric.

We are Juliana Pigs so we wont get much bigger than we are now.

We are 2 years old and came to live at Curly Tails in November 2017.

We are very friendly and like to have lots of fuss and attention. We are very vocal and talk all the time when we see visitors.

We also love cake and buns!

ETHEL

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I'm Ethel and I live with Maud.

We are:

Kune Kune Pigs and are 18 months old.

We are sisters and came to live at Curly Tails in September 2017 when we were just 8 weeks old.

We are very friendly and will sit for treats. We like cake and apples best!

We are fully grown now, we sleep a lot and will always tell you that we are very hungry!

MAUD

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I'm Maud and I live with Ethel.

We are:

Kune Kune Pigs and are 18 months old.

We are sisters and came to live at Curly Tails in September 2017 when we were just 8 weeks old.

We are very friendly and will sit for treats. We like cake and apples best!

We are fully grown now, we sleep a lot and will always tell you that we are very hungry!

TILLY

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I'm Matilda (Tilly)

I am a Pot Cross Pig and came here to live at Curly Tails in October 2018.

I am 4 years old.

I have moved in with Perky who lost her buddy Pinky in August 2018.

I needed a new home and Perky needed a new buddy so it worked out very well.

We get along just fine and have become good friends, even though I can be very bossy!

PERKY

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I am a Kune/Pot Cross Pig and came here to retire from Woodside Animal Farm.

I am 6 years old and came originally with my buddy Pinky in December 2017.

Very sadly Pinky got very sick and has gone over the rainbow bridge but Jane found me a new buddy called Matilda (Tilly). I have a new friend now and we have settled in very well together.

We like lots of treats too!

WALTER

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I am a Kune Kune Pig and live with Winnie. 

We are 6 years old.

We are brother and sister and came to live at Curly Tails in January 2018.

We are very friendly and are like teddy bears, we have thick coats and big snouts!

We love treats and will sit down for them. We like cuddles and our backs scratched.

WINNIE

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I am a Kune Kune Pig and live with Walter

We are 6 years old.

We are brother and sister and came to live at Curly Tails in January 2018.

We are very friendly and are like teddy bears, we have thick coats and big snouts!

We love treats and will sit down for them. We like cuddles and our backs scratched.

HUMPHREY

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I was not wanted by my previous owner so I came to live at Curly Tails when I was about 14 weeks old. That was in February 2018 and I’ve settled in very well with my buddy Cedric. He’s teaching me all the tricks!

I’m now 14 months old and I’m a breed called a Large White. When I’m fully grown, I’ll weigh about 35-40 stone! (That’s about 250Kg)!!

ARTHUR

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I am Arthur and I live with Archie and Jack.

We are Large White/Old Spot Cross Pigs and we came to live at the sanctuary on 22nd June 2018.

We are all brothers and 8.5 years old.

Our old owner was lovely, she loved and cared for us but she’s not very well and found a new home at Curly Tails for us.

We are very noisy and will tell you that we are always hungry, even though we have lots of food all of the time.

ARCHIE

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I am Archie and I live with Arthur and Jack.

We are Large White/Old Spot Cross Pigs and we came to live at the sanctuary on 22nd June 2018.

We are all brothers and 8.5 years old.

Our old owner was lovely, she loved and cared for us but she’s not very well and found a new home at Curly Tails for us.

We are very noisy and will tell you that we are always hungry, even though we have lots of food all of the time.

JACK

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I am Jack and I live with Archie and Arthur.

We are Large White/Old Spot Cross Pigs and we came to live at the sanctuary on 22nd June 2018.

We are all brothers and 8.5 years old.

Our old owner was lovely, she loved and cared for us but she’s not very well and found a new home at Curly Tails for us.

We are very noisy and will tell you that we are always hungry, even though we have lots of food all of the time.

ROSIE

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I am Rosie and I live with Ginge.

We are Large White/Old Spot/Boar Cross Pigs and came to live at Curly Tails on 28th July 2018. We are 3.5 year old sisters even though we look very different.

We are very noisy and cheeky and make lots of fuss when visitors come to see us because we know that we are going to get treats.

Cake and Buns are our favourite!

GINGE

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I am Ginge and I live with Rosie.

We are Large White/Old Spot/Boar Cross Pigs and came to live at Curly Tails on 28th July 2018. We are 3.5 year old sisters even though we look very different.

We are very noisy and cheeky and make lots of fuss when visitors come to see us because we know that we are going to get treats.

Cake and Buns are our favourite!

GeRTIE

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I am Gertie and I live with Gizmo.

We are a mixed breed in the Micro Pig Class and came to live at Curly Tails in October 2018.

We are brother and sister and 6 years old.

I'm very friendly and Gizmo is quite shy but we love cake and bun treats inbetween sleeping and having a root around their pen.

GIZMO

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I am Gizmo and I live with Gertie.

We are a mixed breed in the Micro Pig Class and came to live at Curly Tails in October 2018.

We are brother and sister and 6 years old.

Gertie is very friendly and I'm quite shy but we love cake and bun treats inbetween sleeping and having a root around their pen.

DEL

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I am Del and I live with Rodney.

We are a mixed breed in the Micro Pig Class and came to live at Curly Tails in November 2018.

Our owner had to move house which is why we came here. She loved us very much and still comes to see us and gives us lots of kisses and cuddles.

I am 2.5 years old and Rodney is 3 years old.

RODNEY

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I am Rodney and I live with Del.

We are a mixed breed in the Micro Pig Class and came to live at Curly Tails in November 2018.

Our owner had to move house which is why we came here. She loved us very much and still comes to see us and gives us lots of kisses and cuddles.

Del is 2.5 years old and I am 3 years old.  


CURLY TAILS

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The place where pigs are safe and learning grows.