'Obese' Potbellied Pig 'on the Road to Recovery' After Being Abandoned in Las Vegas Heat

PEOPLE -- Cupcake.pngCupcake, a large potbellied pig found abandoned in Las Vegas, is on the mend!

Earlier this week, The Animal Foundation — a nonprofit animal shelter and low-cost vet clinic in Clark County, Nevada — shared on Facebook that the animal was discovered outside a Las Vegas home earlier this month. At the time, temperatures in the area were surpassing 107 degrees, according to CBS-affiliate WKBN.

In their social media post, the shelter added that Cupcake was "dumped" in the yard in a large wire dog crate.

"She was alone, uncomfortable and severely overweight," the organization added.

Read more at: 'Obese' Potbellied Pig 'on the Road to Recovery' After Being Abandoned in Las Vegas Heat

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