Allegedly, this cartoon is about a piglet. In some ways it depicted a prototype community that takes its cue from the real life. At the same time, this cartoon contains some kind of visual puns and allegorical images of animated characters and imbued animals with a lot of human qualities. Apparently, this cartoon brilliantly leaves the attentive viewer with a question as to whether this is a fantasy story or a story about human characters with human values.
Since cartoon animation offers a medium of storytelling and visual entertainment, you can learn the art of storytelling by animation. While watching pay attention to the language of caricature the animation uses. Ultimately, through animation you can also learn a lot about Russian sense of humor.
Pigs have a number of connotations in the Russian culture. All of them are less than flattering. In the Russian culture among human characterisitcs attributed to pig are the following: stupid, filthy, overweight, greedy, sloppy, insolent, lazy or just viewed as unattractive.