This Little Piggy Is A Fire Survivor With A Spirit That Just Won’t Quit

Emilio Cogliani

This happy ending has a curly little tail.

pigPebbles the pig is very happy to be back home with his family after surviving a house fire. Photo credit: Barbara Potes

Barbara Potes wasn’t sure her “grandpig,” Pebbles, would ever be able to come home again after being badly injured in a northern Virginia house fire in late November.

“His right hoof was completely gone and his hair was singed and black,” she says. “To us, Pebbles is a member of the family, and we were extremely worried.”

The fire was in a closet in Potes’ daughter’s room, where Pebbles was napping. Her daughter — who is Pebbles’ “mom,” Potes says — had left a candle burning there when she left the house to get her nails done.

Potes, who’d been downstairs with her two other kids, heard smoke alarms and ran upstairs to find “what looked like a fog.” She…

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