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Forgione family, Petey the Pig and State Sen. Tony Avella at a press conference calling for a change to New York's pet pig rules Feb. 19. 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Queens Lawmaker Urges City To Change Rules Against Pet Pigs

Danielle Forgione said she legally bought Petey the miniature Juliana pig last year to help her children cope with the sudden death of their uncle. But the city has since cited Forgione for harboring an illegal animal.

02/19/2013

Nadeen Darsanlal her pig Wilbur (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Queens Veteran Claims She’s Faced ‘Complete Harassment’ Over Pet Pig

Pet pig owner Nadine Darsanlal said someone complained about Wilbur.

02/18/2013