Mariah is a sow. Like all pigs used in the farming industry, she was born on a farm and then moved to another to be fattened for slaughter. At five months old, Mariah would have been loaded with hundreds of other terrified pigs into a lorry and sent to her death. But, thankfully, Mariah escaped this horrible fate. A friend of the farmer’s daughter convinced her to allow them to take three piglets. Three out of thousands.

Now Mariah is now a fully grown adult but, due to her terrible start in life and the deliberate genetic manipulation that pigs bred in factory farms are subjected, she will always have health issues. Despite this, she has such a love for life and loves to bask in the sun, dig in the sand, eat, sleep and facing each day with energy and joy. Mariah’s best friend is Harriet, with whom she shares a very special bond.

Change a life! Sponsor Mariah today!

By sponsoring Mariah, you will not only be ensuring that her ongoing care is provided for the rest of her life, but you are also helping us to ensure that when other animals who need us can be rescued and given a second chance at life. As a small token of our appreciation, we will send you an E-Certificate of appreciation to acknowledge your support. If you would like to sponsor Mariah in the name of a friend or loved one, just email us on and we will ensure that the certificate is made out in your recipient’s name.

On behalf of Mariah and everyone at Wings of Heart Sanctuary, thank you.

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