List of fictional pigs

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This article contains a list of pigs in various categories of fiction, including pigs and warthogs.

Advertising mascots and Animatronics[edit]

  • Madame Oink, an early guest star at Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza Time Theatre. She spoke in a thick French accent and often sang traditional French songs. She appeared in several earlier show tapes from the late 1970s and early 1980s.[1]
  • Moo and Oink, a grocery store chain.
  • Percy Pig, sugary treat that can be purchased from Marks & Spencer.
  • Piggly Wiggly, supermarket chain which features a pig as its mascot.
  • Pig 'n Whistle restaurants.
  • Stella, intelligent and sociable pig in a vegan children book: "The Pig Who Made It Big"

In literature[edit]

Name Origin Author(s) Notes
Ace Ace, the Very Important Pig Dick King-Smith Great-grandson of Babe.
Agnes Pig Andrew Cowan Named after the narrators recently deceased grandmother who owned the pig.
Babe The Sheep-Pig Dick King-Smith
Chester Chester the Worldly Pig Bill Peet
Daggie Dogfoot Pigs Might Fly Dick King-Smith
Empress of Blandings Blandings Castle novels P. G. Wodehouse Enormous prize winning Berkshire sow, the subject of many kidnapping plots
Fener the Boar of Summer The Malazan Book of the Fallen Steven Erikson A god of war.
Freddy the Pig Walter R. Brooks
Gaston and Joséphine Gaston and Joséphine Georges Duplaix
Gouger, Snouter, Rooter and Tusker Discworld Sir Terry Pratchett They pull the Hogfather's sleigh (a parody of Santa Claus's reindeer).
Gryllus The Pig Scrolls Paul Shipton One of Odysseus's men who chose not be turned back into a human by the witch Circe
Gub-Gub Doctor Dolittle Hugh Lofting
Habeas Corpus Doc Savage Lester Dent Monk's pet.
Hamilton Maggie and the Ferocious Beast Michael Paraskevas
Henry the Pig Blackberry Farm Jane Pilgrim
Hen-Wen The Chronicles of Prydain Lloyd Alexander A fortune-telling pig.
Hercules Mrs. Roberto: Or the Widowy Worries of The Moosepath League Van Reid A depressed pig.
Jodie The Amityville Horror Jay Anson A phantom black pig with red eye.
Julius Julius Angela Johnson (writer) and Dav Pilkey A little girl is gifted a large pet pig from her grandfather in Alaska.
Karnac Thunder Oak Garry Kilworth The villainous wild boar.
Lester Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic Betty MacDonald A well-mannered pig.
Little Pig Robinson The Tale of Little Pig Robinson Beatrix Potter
Mercy Watson Mercy Watson series Kate DiCamillo
Napoleon Animal Farm George Orwell The pig who leads the animal revolution on the farm and establishes a dictatorship.
Old Major Animal Farm George Orwell Old pig who dies at the start of the story and tells the other animals an inspiring tale, which caused them to revolt against the farmer.
Olivia Ian Falconer
Pequeninos Ender's Game series Orson Scott Card
The pig The Ass and the Pig Aesop
Toby The Learned Pig William Cowper, Thomas Hood, and others.
Piglet Winnie-the-Pooh A. A. Milne The best friend of Winnie. A tiny and timid character.
Pigling Bland The Tale of Pigling Bland Beatrix Potter
Pigoons Oryx and Crake Margaret Atwood A hyper-intelligent species of pigs, genetically modified to grow human organs.
Pig Pig David M. McPhail
Plantagenet The Pig Plantagenet Allen Andrews A domesticated pig, Plantagenet, cannot decide whether he likes the free but frightening life of his cousin, the wild boar, better than his own simple farmyard existence until a plan emerges to destroy the forest and its inhabitants.[2]
Poppleton Cynthia Rylant
Positive Pig Sweet Pickles Ruth Lerner Perle, Jacquelyn Reinach and Richard Hefter
Precocious Piggy Precocious Piggy Thomas Hood
Pride of Matchingham P. G. Wodehouse Chief rival to the Empress of Blandings; owned by Sir Gregory Parsloe-Parsloe
Sam Pig Sam Pig Alison Uttley
Snowball Animal Farm George Orwell Accomplice of Napoleon.
Squealer Animal Farm George Orwell
Tiger-pig The Store of Tiger-pig, Tiger-pig at the circus John Ryan Apparently a normal pig, but with tiger stripes.
Toot and Puddle Toot & Puddle Holly Hobbie
The Transcendent Pig Young Wizards Diane Duane
Unnamed Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul Jeff Kinney A piglet from the country fair. Manny won it for correctly guessing the weight of a hog. After it causes trouble for the Heffleys, Susan sends the pig to a petting zoo before it reunites with Manny at the end of the book.
Unnamed pig "The Pig", a short story in Dirty Beasts Roald Dahl A pig who educates himself and then finds out why he is being bred at a farm. As a result, he decides to eat the farmer first.
Wilbur Charlotte's Web E. B. White
Zhu Bajie Journey to the West


Name Origin Creator Notes
Bebop Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles David Wise and Peter Laird Mutated human/warthog. Rocksteady's sidekick and one of Shredder's henchmen.
Bertie and Billie Boar Jungle Jinks Arthur White [3] and Mabel F. Taylor.[4] A pair of twins and part of the main cast.
Beverly D'Oinkeau The Adventures of Sly Cooper Various Sucker Punch Productions employees (most notably Travis Kotzebue and Augie Pagan) Dimitri Lousteau's ex-fiancée whom he engaged with in order to steal her wealth. She only appears in the first issue of the comics, which in particular was promotional material for the video game Sly 2: Band of Thieves.
Captain Goodvibes Tracks Tony Edwards Inspired by Gilbert Shelton's Wonder Wart-Hog.
Cerdotado Cerdotado Leopoldo Jasso A superhero character.
Chauvy Monica's Gang Mauricio de Sousa
Cicero Dell Comics Porky Pig's nephew.
Hamhock Ink Pen Phil Dunlap A pig who tries to get famous.
Solid MacHogany Pogo Pig A clarinet-playing pig in a jazz band.
McMug Ming Pao Alice Mak. One of the most popular cartoon figures in Hong Kong, popular with children and adults. The comics often address serious social issues, such as death, poverty, and single-parent families.
Orson Pig U.S. Acres Jim Davis.
Pig Pearls Before Swine Stephan Pastis A dim-witted pig whose stupidity is frequently exploited by Rat.
Piggy the pig Teddy Tail Charles Folkard,[5] Harry Folkard,[6] Herbert Sidney Foxwell Arthur Potts,[7]

William St. John Glenn[8]

One of Teddy Tail's friends, created by Herbert Sidney Foxwell.[9]
The pigs from La Foire aux Cochons La Foire aux Cochons Ptiluc Nameless pigs who serve as a satirical metaphor for human society.[10]
Percy Porker Bobby Bear Kitsie Bridges, Dora McLaren, Meg, Wilfred Haughton Good friend of Bobby Bear.
Peter Porker Billy Bimbo and Peter Porker [11] Harry Folkard [6] Anthropomorphic pig and best friend of the human Billy Bimbo. This 1910s, 1920s comic appeared in the London Evening Post. The duo was also very popular in Dutch translations as Jopie Slim en Dikkie Bigmans.[11] and inspired the 1938 film De Guitenstreken van Jopie Slim en Dickie Bigmans.[6]
Peter Porker/Spider-Ham Marvel Comics A parody of the Peter Parker/Spider-Man character
Peter Porkchops/Pig Iron Leading Comics (as Pig Iron, Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew!) Otto Fauer (as Pig Iron, Roy Thomas and Scott Shaw.) A pig whose body became complete steel after falling into a vat of molten metal.
Piggles Hoot Barrie Appleby A pig who wants to be a fighter pilot. Parody of Biggles.
Piggy and Wiggy Piggy and Wiggy - The Porker Twins British gag-a-day comic strip from the 1930, published in the magazine Bubble. It starred two identical twins.[12]
Podgy Pig Rupert Bear Mary Tourtel A good friend of Rupert.[13]
Porkchop Chuck Billy Mauricio de Sousa
Porkyboy Pig The Bruin Boys, aka Tiger Tim Julius Stafford Baker,[14] Herbert Sidney Foxwell,[9] Bert Wymer [15] and Julius Stafford Baker Jr. One of Tiger Tim's friends.
Priscilla Boner's Ark Mort Walker One of the recurring passengers on board of Boner's ark.[16]
Rasher Dennis the Menace David Sutherland. Dennis' pet pig, who received his own spin-off comic.
Rosalie Pig Rupert Bear Alfred Bestall Cousin of Podgy Pig.[17]
Salomey Li'l Abner Al Capp The Yokum family's pet pig.
Squigley Fatwater Sinfest Tatsuya Ishida An anthropomorphic pig who enjoys smoking marijuana, eats junkfood and watches porn.
Spekkie Big Spekkie Big Marc van der Holst Protagonist in a Dutch gag-a-day comic.[18]
Toots Tim, Toots & Teeny Main cast member in a 1929-1937 British comic strip.
Uncle Pigg Oink! Patrick Gallagher, Tony Husband and Mark Rodgers The fictional editor of the comic.
Verk Olle Kapoen Phiny Dick, Coen van Hunnik, Richard Klokkers An anthropomorphic pig who is the best friend of Olle Kapoen the gnome.[19]
Wagner Viivi & Wagner Jussi Tuomola An anthropomorphic pig who lives with a human female.
Wonder Wart-Hog Wonder Wart-Hog Gilbert Shelton A superhero parody.

Nursery rhymes and fairy tales[edit]

  • The pigs in "Birds of a feather" nursery rhyme
  • The Three Little Pigs
  • The market-going little pig and his brethren in the counting rhyme, used to name toes, who variously had roast beef or didn't, etc.
  • The fat pig, the buying of which was the reason for going to market in the nursery rhyme
  • A pig who eats up the pancake in the fairy tale "The Runaway Pancake"

Folklore and mythology[edit]

In media[edit]


Name Origin Notes
Akio Ogino Spirited Away Chihiro's father who is transformed into a pig as punishment for eating the food of the spirits alongside his wife.
Alpha Pig Super Why!
Archille Forest Friends A wild boar.
Bebop Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles An anthropomorphic, mutant warthog.
Bo, Portley and Pighead Bacon Piggsburg Pigs 3 pig brothers who live in a city of anthropomorphic pigs and battle monstrous creatures from the Forbidden Zone.
Borsti Werner – Das muß kesseln!!! Werner and Andi's "house pig"
Chuck Camp Lazlo
Cornfed Duckman A detective's assistant, that solves crimes
Dobson Ice Age: Continental Drift A Metridiochoerus who is one of Captain Gutt's minions.
Dumpling 101 Dalmatians: The Series Mayor Ed Pig's Daughter
Fluffy South Park Eric Cartman's pet pig. She only appeared in two episodes, An Elephant Makes Love to a Pig and Cherokee Hair Tampons.
Grunt and Punt Grunt and Punt
Hamm Toy Story A piggy bank.
Hamton J. Pig Tiny Toon Adventures A neat freak who is a junior version of Porky Pig.
Hawk The Seven Deadly Sins A talking pig and Meliodas's pet/companion. He is introduced as the cleaner of the Boar Hat bar.
Hen Wen The Black Cauldron
Huxley Huxley Pig A pig who is always dreaming of adventure, exciting professions and encounters.
Leonard The Angry Birds Movie Also known as "King Mudbeard" and the main antagonist.
Manbearpig South Park An animal who is a hybrid of a man, bear and a pig, but doesn't actually exist. In the series Al Gore is always trying to warn people for it.
Max HoouseBroken George Clooney's pet Berkshire pig. Voiced by Tony Hale
Mayor Percy Dot and the Koala
McMug and McDull
Mervis CatDog
Mr. Porky The Simpsons
Mr. W. C. Squeals Merrie Melodies Appears in At Your Service Madame and Cracked Ice.
Mrs. Warthog My Gym Partner's a Monkey
Nago Princess Mononoke The boar god, corrupted by an iron ball lodged in his body.
Okkoto Princess Mononoke Leader of the boars
Oolong Dragon Ball An anthropomorphic pig that has the ability to shapeshift, although he is only limited to transforming for five minutes at a time.
P-Chan Ranma ½ Ryoga Hibiki's Cursed form.
Pansy Pig Henry's Cat One of the friends of Henry's Cat.
Peppa Pig Peppa Pig A pig who is the main character. She enjoys jumping in muddy puddles, her teddy bear, playing fairy, and dress up. She is 5 years old
Petal Big Barn Farm
Peter Pig Disney Toons
Petunia Pig Merrie Melodies Porky Pig's girlfriend.
Pig and his cousin Arnold Kipper the Dog Friends of Kipper.
Pig WordWorld A pig who is made up of the word "P" "I" and "G", and he loves to cook food that is made up of letters.
Piggy Merrie Melodies
Piggies Home on the Range A Trio of Three young Piglets
Plopper/Spider-Pig/Harry Plopper The Simpsons Movie A pig whom Homer Simpson adopts.
Porco Rosso Kurenai no buta
Porky Pig Looney Tunes A stuttering pig.
Pua Moana Moana's pet Kunekune pig.
Pumbaa The Lion King and The Lion King (2019 film) A flatulent warthog, Timon's best friend and Simba's adoptive uncle. Voiced by Ernie Sabella in most appearances and Seth Rogen in the 2019 remake
Red Angry Birds Toons A cardinal who is the leader of the flock that got turned into a pig by Chef Pig in the episode 'Pig Plot Potion'.
Rosita Sing A pig who dreams of singing and is a mother of 25 children.
Runt of the Litter Chicken Little
Ryl Jewelpet A miniature pig who is based on the red beryl gemstone and symbolizes Mind and Body Purification. She wears a red heart necklace.
Sir Oinksalot The Simpsons The mascot of Springfield A&M university. First introduced in Homer Goes to College.
Spanky Ham Drawn Together
Tattoo The Secret Life of Pets A pig who is one of the Flushed Pets
The Three Little Pigs Silly Symphonies
The Three Little Pigs The Raccoons Three little pigs who are the bumbling henchmen of Cyril Sneer.
Truffles Happy Tree Friends Truffles is a bluish-gray pig who wears a sailor's hat and outfit.
Tonrariano the 3rd Tonde Burin
Tonton Naruto
Treat Heart Pig Care Bears Cousin to the care bear.
Urii Juuni Senshi Bakuretsu Eto Ranger 12th member of the team
Wibbly Wibbly Pig A cheerful pig.
Waddles Gravity Falls Mabel's pet pig.
Yūko Ogino Spirited Away Chihiro's mother who is transformed into a pig as punishment for eating the food of the spirits alongside her husband.


Name Origin Notes
Albert College Road Trip
Blue Boy State Fair (1933) / State Fair (1945) / State Fair (1962)
Borsti Werner – Das muß kesseln!!! Werner and Andi's "House pig"
Chaw Chaw (film)
Gordy Gordy
Killer Hog Razorback A monster swine from an Australian Ozploitation movie.
Plopper The Simpsons Movie Also known as "Harry Plopper" and "Spider-pig"
Zhu Bajie The Cave of the Silken Web (1927) aka Zhu Wuneng, from the original novel Journey to the West, (Zhu is Chinese for Pig)


Name Song or composition Creator Notes
Cincinnati Dancing Pig Cincinnati Dancing Pig Red Foley A 1950 hit song about a pig from Cincinnati who is able to dance.
Greggery Peccary The Adventures of Greggery Peccary Frank Zappa Greggery is a peccary swine who invents the calendar and gets involved in a wild adventure. Zappa recorded this satirical musical piece in 1978 and its available on Studio Tan and Läther.
Guyute Guyute Phish
March of the Pigs March of the Pigs Nine Inch Nails
Pig Pig Dave Matthews Band
Pig Pig Seether A track from the band's albums Fragile and Disclaimer (& Disclaimer II).
Pig Pig Steve Vai
Piggies Piggies The Beatles A 1968 Beatles song written by George Harrison where the little pigs are whacked down and eaten by bigger pigs. It has been interpreted as a metaphor for human nature, though throughout the songs actual pig sounds are heard as well.
Pigs in Zen Pigs in Zen Jane's Addiction A song from their debut album.
Pink Floyd pigs Pink Floyd A huge inflatable pig the band Pink Floyd used during several of their concerts from the mid-1970s on. It was inspired by their songs Pigs on the Wing and Pigs (Three Different Ones) where the pigs in question were only metaphorically pigs and inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm.
Piggy Pig Pig Piggy Pig Pig Procol Harum
This Little Piggy This Little Piggy Traditional nursery rhyme. A song about five little pigs who respectively went to market, stayed home, had roast beef, one who received nothing at all and another who cried over the circumstances. The song is used for fingerplay.
War Pigs War Pigs Black Sabbath A protest song from the band's debut album Paranoid (1970), where the pigs in question out to be understood metaphorically as people who send people off to war.



Name Origin Notes
Annie Sue The Muppet Show
Arnold Ziffel Green Acres.
Big Big & Betsy. A puppet character in a Belgian children's TV show.
Capt. Link Hogthrob The Muppet Show
Cybernetically augmented pig Doctor Who In the episode "Aliens of London".
Doc Hogg Bear in the Big Blue House A friendly pig doctor of the Woodland Valley community
Doris A Country Practice A beer drinking pig.
Flying Pig The Kids in the Hall He is shown entertaining people in lineups, later he is accidentally killed during said entertaining (he was caught in 350° telephone wires for three and a half hours, soon to be in a free food lineup) [1].
Grunty .hack
Hamhock Power Rangers: Jungle Fury A pig monster.
Little Cory Boy Meets World He was introduced in a high school episode as a little piglet and reappeared as a huge full-grown boar in a college episode, years later. He was Shawn's animal companion.
Maxwell GEICO Frequent appearances in television and radio advertisements.
Miggy Migros A sponsor pig for the supermarket Migros in Switzerland, Germany, France.
Miss Piggy The Muppet Show A self-important diva and one of the most iconic puppets on this show.
The Oinker Sisters Sesame Street The trio of singing female pigs who appear on Sesame Street. They are best known for their hit song, The New Way To Walk.
Peking Homunculus Doctor Who A vicious robot from the future in the story "The Talons of Weng-Chiang". Though humanoid, the Homunculus contained the cerebral cortex of a pig, and was driven by its "swinish instincts".
Pig Pipkins One of the main characters of this children's show, Pig had a Black Country accent.
Pigby Pushing Daisies Olive Snook's pet pig.
Piggley Winks Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks
Pigsy Monkey
Pinky and Perky Puppet pigs who spoke in speeded up voices, created by Czech immigrants Jan and Vlasta Dalibor (BBC television, from 1968).
Pinky and Perky The Good Life (1975 TV series) Two pigs who belong to Tom and Barbera Good.
Professor Strangepork The Muppet Show
Purk Sesamstraat A baby puppet from the Dutch version of Sesame Street.
Scruffy the pig Full House

Video games[edit]

Name Origin System(s) Notes
Bad Piggies Angry Birds Mobile A group of green, spherical pigs who want to capture the Birds' eggs in order to eat them.
Bilgemuck The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 Bilgemuck is a unique bristleback found on Solstheim. He can be encountered during the quest The Chief of Thirsk Hall, when the chief asks you to bring Bilgemuck back to his pen. Bilgemuck drops boar tusks and boar meat if he is killed.
Chris P. Bacon Banjo Tooie N64 A pig from Jolly Rodgers Lagoon
Ganon The Legend of Zelda Although he originated as a humanoid being known as a Gerudo (and has been seen in that form numerous times), Ganon is also known for his bestial piglike form.
Hoglin Minecraft PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 A wild boar species native to the Nether underworld. Piglins like red fungi but are avoidant of blue fungi, as well as Nether portals. Adult Hoglins are hunted by adult Piglins, but the child variants will play with each other. Regular Hoglins will always attack player characters, but their undead variant, Zoglins, will attack as a horde if one is attacked.
Hogzilla Cabela's Dangerous Hunts 2 A huge wild boar and boss villain.
Jambon RuneScape PC, Mac, Mobile A pig wandering around the mainland of the game, based on one of the game's developers. Its name is French for "ham".
Link the Pig The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker Nintendo GameCube A large pig found on Outset Island. The pig's name is the same as the name selected by the player for Link in a save file.
Padpork Warsow PC A futuristic, sentient pig that can use advanced weaponry to massacre its enemies.
Pey'j Beyond Good & Evil
Pig Minecraft PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 When struck by lightning, becomes an undead humanoid version known as a Zombified Piglin.
Piglin Minecraft PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 An anthropomorphic pig species native to the Nether underworld that hunt in packs using axes and crossbows. Piglins have a strong fascination for gold, have an aversion to blue fire and Nether portals, and hate wither skeletons. Unless player characters wears or drops gold, their packs will be hostile, but even then are easily provoked. An undead variant, Zombified Piglins, are more docile and only attack when attacked themselves.
Pigpatch Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator PC, iOS, Android, A pink pig animatronic with mismatched eyes who serves in the Mediocre Melodies act. Pigpatch plays the banjo and speaks using a countryman accent. In Ultimate Custom Night, he recites ancient Japanese proverbs if he kills the player.
Reuben Minecraft: Story Mode PC, Mac, Mobile, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch A domesticated pig who acts as the pet of the game's main protagonist Jesse.
Pigma Dengar Star Fox SNES
Professor Chops Donkey Kong Country Returns Wii, Nintendo 3DS Serves as the level's checkpoint.
Troff Donkey Kong 64 N64 A pig that can unlock boss doors. In order to do so, the player has to feed his hippo friend Scoff.
Snorty Cabela's Big Game Hunter (2007 video game) A huge male wild boar in the New Zealand level.
Tutty Aion: The Tower of Eternity

In toys[edit]

  • Monokuro Boo, a pair of monochrome pigs developed by the Japanese company San-X.
  • Pass the Pigs, variation of a dice game, using two small plastic pigs
  • Pippo, a Sanrio character created in 1993
  • Razor Beast, a primal which takes the form of a warthog, from the Transformers line Beast Wars
  • Squealer Knuckle "Beanie Babies"
  • Truffles from the Me to You Bears range

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Madame Oink - Chuck E. Cheese's Characters".
  2. ^ Andrews, Allen (1984). The Pig Plantagenet. New York: Tom Doherty Associates. ISBN 978-0812530940.
  3. ^ "Arthur White".
  4. ^ "Mabel F. Taylor".
  5. ^ "Charles James Folkard".
  6. ^ a b c "Harry Folkard".
  7. ^ "Arthur Potts".
  8. ^ "Bill Glenn".
  9. ^ a b "Herbert Sydney Foxwell".
  10. ^ "Ptiluc".
  11. ^ a b "1920-1930 Krantenstrips".
  12. ^ Lew Stringer (4 November 2016). "Firework comics: BUBBLES (1936)". Retrieved 6 October 2019.
  13. ^ "Mary Tourtel".
  14. ^ "Julius Stafford Baker (II)".
  15. ^ "Bert Wymer".
  16. ^ "Mort Walker".
  17. ^ "Alfred Bestall".
  18. ^ "Marc van der Holst".
  19. ^ "Phiny Dick".