Mr Laropi and Loobyloo

Uploaded 13 May 2009 — 54 favorites
Spotlight This! Enter Shoot Out
Login Required

To add items to your favorites you must login.

Already have a JPG account?

Login

Need to create a JPG account?

Signup
Cancel
JPG+ Required

Collections are a JPG+ feature. You must be a JPG+ member to create new collections and to add photos to collections.

Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!

© Clare Wise de Wet
Views 788
Likes 7
Favorites 53
Comments 34
Would you like to also give a props comment to the photographer?
All dislikes require a comment. Please tell us why you do not like this photo.

More of Clare Wise de Wet's Photos

  • Fired Up
  • Mr Laropi and Loobyloo
  • Sienna
  • Zakynthos Pumpkins

Photo license: © All rights reserved

I have uploaded this before a long time ago, but for some reason it has disappeared from my uploaded photos.

Loobyloo (the cat) was a rescue kitten, and Mr Laropi was a three legged piglet I bought for $10 from some local people in a village in Adjumani District. I felt so sorry for him because he only had three legs.

After living with our other animals for a while and mixing with our dogs, he thought he was a dog and would run like crazy around the garden making a funny noise that sounded like he was barking. He would also pinch the dogs' bones whenever he had a chance!

These two formed an unusal bond and would often be found snuggled up together on the back step.

Loobyloo is now a beautiful grown up cat. Mr Laropi went to pig heaven...

34 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2009):

    This is so sweet! I love it.

  • Martin E. Morris

    Martin E. Morris (Deleted) gave props (13 May 2009):

    Beautifully composed and lit.This almost looks like a painting.Great shot!!!

  • Dav Akers

    Dav Akers gave props (13 May 2009):

    really amazing!

  • Frederic Charpentier

    Frederic Charpentier gave props (13 May 2009):

    Adorable shot, beautifuly Photographed !

  • Diego Jaramillo

    Diego Jaramillo gave props (14 May 2009):

    Very sweet

  • Christine Casano

    Christine Casano gave props (14 May 2009):

    wonderful shot!! check out mine http://www.jpgmag.com/photos/601512

  • Michael Van der Tol

    Michael Van der Tol (Deleted) gave props (17 May 2009):

    Wonderful shot - I wonder if the pig thinks it is a cat - or does the cat thinks it is a pig :-)

  • Tatiana Zimina

    Tatiana Zimina gave props (21 May 2009):

    Adorable shot!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (21 Oct 2009):

    sooo cute

  • Tatiana Zimina

    Tatiana Zimina gave props (6 Nov 2009):

    Adorable shot

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (16 Feb 2010):

    cute

  • Mandy Crandell

    Mandy Crandell said (11 Apr 2010):

    What a perfect pair!

  • Simona Ranieri

    Simona Ranieri said (16 Jul 2010):

    why mr laropi doesnt got a leg?

  • Irina Bojariu

    Irina Bojariu gave props (25 Jul 2010):

    Cute :) Love it.

  • LancelotLink

    LancelotLink gave props (5 Aug 2010):

    Precious! Love it!

  • Phebe Myers

    Phebe Myers gave props (13 Sep 2010):

    this is just gorgeous

  • Heidi Morris

    Heidi Morris (Deleted) gave props (3 Feb 2011):

    gorgeous light and subject xxx

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (24 Feb 2011):

    so sweet.love this!

  • Mr Mann

    Mr Mann gave props (27 Feb 2011):

    Outstanding! Simply superb light, fabulous pose from your pets and well done for rescuing animals - as Rob Roy says, this is cover worthy. Vivid colour and stunning light. I am spotlighting this as i feel it deserves a wider audience. Outstanding!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (27 Feb 2011):

    adorable!

  • J Rod

    J Rod (Deleted) said (14 Mar 2011):

    This is crazy. Great shot

  • Paul Zollo

    Paul Zollo said (16 Mar 2011):

    Little miracle, this.

  • Kelly Nichols

    Kelly Nichols   gave props (17 Mar 2011):

    Adorable!!! What a great shot.

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (14 Apr 2011):

    amazing...

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (10 May 2011):

    Found this again. "Just because we are different, does not mean we can't be friends."

  • Mary VanSinclair

    Mary VanSinclair gave props (4 Jun 2011):

    A precious capture. Lovely.

  • Vin Weathermon

    Vin Weathermon   gave props (28 Jul 2011):

    Great photograph with the story to go with it...tells us what kind of person you are too...pretty darn likeable

  • jeff case

    jeff case (Deleted) said (12 Jan 2012):

    i doubt there is a pig heaven,
    but i know,
    the kindness you gave,
    you showed,
    was received, and made this pigs life better.
    nothing could have been better ,....considering

  • Joe Schaf

    Joe Schaf   gave props (12 Jan 2012):

    Fantastic Shot! Fave!

  • Pamela Haberman

    Pamela Haberman   gave props (14 Jan 2012):

    Precious. Pay attention people.

  • Samar Soriano

    Samar Soriano gave props (19 Jan 2012):

    i love this story! well captured friendship

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (16 Dec 2012):

    This is a wonderful picture...

  • je suis moi

    je suis moi   gave props (10 Jan 2013):

    Loobyloo is not with my collection of those who went to Heaven. RIP Loobyloo

To add your comment, Log in or sign up!

Please Login or Sign Up

You must be logged in to enter photos into JPG Shoot Out contests.
Login or Sign Up