The only pig in the world with a weird aversion to mud needs help coming unstuck.
Barry the porker has been raised in the backyard of an urban home and developed a fear of mud and water but regularly gets trapped in flooded fields.
Unlike most pigs he prefers to be clean and tries to keep his short little trotters well clear of anything that will dirty them – not even going a few inches into the mud.
The animal's home is the Trindledown Farm in Berkshire which is a 10-acre rescue and welfare centre run by the National Animal Welfare Trust.
It's now launched a JustGiving campaign aptly named "Barry Can't Swim" to raise £5,000 for vital ditch-digging.
Living at the rescue farm, Barry is frequently seen trying to avoid water and rain and freaks out if it even touches him.
But the farm is flooded on a regular basis and the four year old's trotters get trapped in the flooded field.
Unfortunately, Barry cannot swim to safety because of his fears.
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It costs a £600 each time the the charity call the drainage company out to save the piggy – a bill they cannot afford, hence their decision to appeal to the public for help.
Bjork, a two year old brain damaged sheep, and Barry are now stranded in their field and staff are raising money to rescue the best friends.
Trindledown Farm's manager Tracy Waldron said: "We found out last year that Barry was afraid of water and mud.
"It was a really hot summer and we'd created water holes for the other pigs to wallow in but Barry wouldn't go near them at all.
"We eventually got a hose out to try and cool him down but he completely freaked out and made a lot of noise – he squealed the place down and he reacts the exact same to mud.
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"He's normally quite an amiable pig, nothing fazes him usually but mud and water just scares him so much and he really kicks up a fuss.
"Barry is very small compared to the other pigs and it would be dangerous for him to live with them so he shares a field with a two year old sheep called Bjork.
She added: "Bjork has neurological issues and you can see her head is tilted to one side so she got bullied by the other sheep because she was different.
"We put Bjork and Barry together and now they're like an old married couple, they're very sweet together and they are a big attraction for visitors to the farm.
"Our driveway has started flooding now so it looks like it won't be long until we have to close the farm to visitors which is a real shame."
Half of Trindledown Farm's grazing fields, secure dog runs and half the pig enclosure are now flooded.
You can donate to help the farm rescue Barry and Bjork on their JustGiving page .
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