Ping was rescued by an 8-year old girl, it was her birthday wish to save a pig. The girl had been raised vegan and pigs were her favorite animal, thus her wish to save one. Ping was saved from a hog farm here in Ohio, where she would have been slaughtered or lived life in one of those awful gestation crates (also known as sow stalls). Those crates only measure 6.6 ft by 2 ft. There is no bedding. The floors of the crates are made of concrete that is slatted to allow waste to be collected below. Point being they're the size of the pig, so she never gets to move or live any kind of life. When Ping came to Sunrise it was the first time she had ever been outside. Even as a piglet she was housed in "cupboards" with each door housing a different age piglet. Ping adjusted and learned to love being a pig and enjoying life. Her favorite pastime is making and lying in mudholes.