WINNERS OF THE COMPETITION TO NAME THE RESCUED PIGS
Hope Apple Blossom
Mia Snuffles; Lily Bubbles; Poppy Pig; Tom Rocket; Jack Wigglinson; Lucas Scamp
Thank you so much to all the entrants. We really enjoyed reading all your suggested names!
They were so good we’ve named them twice! (We have decided to give each piggy a first and surname.) We decided on a theme of giving the piglets a first name that is in the top 20 for most popular names in the UK so that as many people as possible connect with the names (and hopefully the piglets) and giving second names that are more descriptive and well, piggy!
The winner for each name will receive one of the fabulous piggy hampers. Where lots of you suggested the same name, we have picked one winner from a hat – all the runners-up will be getting a small piggy gift on the way to them too!
Please share www.viva.org.uk/pigrescue - and shout out that you are a winner!
If you want to adopt any of the pigs, please click here.
Hope Apple Blossom
Winner for Hope: Jo Makowski
Runners-up for Hope: Maria Rossiter, Sarah Wood, Kate Bell, Anna Puzerek, Robert De Silva, Peter Boyle, Amanda Bartlett, Melissa J Smith, Louise Carter
Winner for Apple: Emma Letessier
Winner for Blossom: Anne Davies
Runners-up for Blossom: Barbara Schmiedl
Winner for Mia: Maria Nikolava
Winner for Snuffles: Julie Palmer
Winner for Lily: Victoria Eshen
Runners-up for Lily: Saba Mirshafiei, Sherrie Panda, “Criley3llzze”, Janet Walter, Laura Reynolds
Winner for Bubbles: Ayrton Mus-Musculus
Winner for Poppy: Louise Gilmour
Runners-up for Poppy: Lisa Owen, Judi Harvey, Sara Carly, Marie Patterson, Denise Lysaght, Andrea Clement, Cass Courtney
Winner for Tom: Avril E Sims
Runners-up for Tom: Linus Lawrence, Lisa Owen
Winner for Rocket: Jo Amesbury
Winner for Jack: Robyn Murphy
Winner for Wigglinson: Charlotte Whiting
Winner for Lucas: Anne Stewart
Winner for Scamp: Julie Palmer
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