Poco (whose real name is "Country Bunkin") was one of sixty starving and mange-infested
pigs rescued in LaBelle, Florida by the Pigs as Pets Association.
At three and a half months old Poco weighed only 3 pounds and it was not
certain that he would survive. When Lorelei saw his picture and read
about his plight she was worried and sent a donation to help with the
rescue of these very unfortunate little pigs. Little did she know that
one day an email would arrive asking if she would be interested in
adopting the tiny little pig that had become known as Country Bunkin.
A few weeks later, he made the trip to Virginia where he became fast
friends with the lonely Silver, a pig who had been rescued from a rural dog
pound. Silver never been accepted into the "Ranger family" by the other pigs and had
been living a rather solitary life as a result.
Now the tiny pig Poco
makes his home with Silver in the house and in a private pasture and room
in the barn. He is often found snuggled in Ron and Lorelei's bed.