Saved her bacon! 200kg piglet, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet

Saved her bacon! 200kg piglet, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet

A 200kg pig, called Twiglet, is rescued from a flat and put on a diet
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