A disabled piglet born
without the use of his hind legs has become a viral sensation, winning
hearts around the Internet for his adorable antics in a homemade
Dr. Len Lucero posted a video of the piglet, named
Chris P. Bacon (say it out loud), two weeks ago on YouTube, explaining
that he was teaching the 10-day-old animal to use a wheelchair made of
"Chris was born without use of hind limbs," Lucero writes in the video, a six-minute clip of the adorable piglet grunting and walking around on his front two legs while attached to the device.
Lucero, a veterinarian in Clermont, Fla., ended up taking care of the piglet when a client dropped him off last month, he told the Orlando Sentinel.
After Lucero fashioned the wheelchair for his new pet and posted it
online, the piglet quickly gained an Internet following. He now has his own Facebook page, where he posts updates for fans like "Hope your weekend was just oinky."
seeing a clip of Chris P. Bacon's cuteness, Florida company
Handicappedpets.com, which makes wheelchairs for dogs, has reportedly
donated a wheelchair for the piglet, which he should be big enough to
start using in a matter of weeks.
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