But officials in Seal Beach, California, don't see it that way.
The city council has updated a livestock ordinance to specifically ban pigs of all sorts.
Grimsley tells a local television station that her pot-bellied Bubba is a harmless pet and she won't get rid of him.
Some of her neighbors have complained that Bubba smells and makes noise.
But Grimsley doesn't buy it.
She says Bubba spends most of the day sleeping.