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Heather White may have to bid farewell to Tilly due to a city ordinance forbidding pot bellied pigs. (Jean Ruzicka/Enterprise)

Pot-bellied pig at center of Akeley controversy

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AKELEY - The city council here is all in a tizzy over a pig named Tilly.

The Vietnamese pot-bellied pig received a brief reprieve last week when the council couldn't agree on what to do about the pig owned by Tania Sorvisto and her daughters Heather, 5, and Danielle, 7, White.


Sorvisto has told city leaders that Tilly is litter box trained and considered a house pet.

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