Tears for Topaz, pig who roamed too far

16 October 2016 - 01:52
By SHELLEY SEID

Six months ago nine-year-old Bella Croxon finally got the pet pig she had been begging for. The miniature potbelly was flown in from Cape Town and Bella fell in love with her instantly, naming the pig "Topaz" and cuddling her pet incessantly.And then a neighbour shot Topaz.Bella has been unable to sleep since the shooting last Saturday and her mother, Paula Croxon, has arranged for her daughter to see a counsellor.

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