Three-Day Quote Challenge ~ Day 3

“‘If she’d just get rid of that cat I’d speak to her again!’ Ron said angrily. ‘But she’s still sticking up for it! It’s a maniac and she won’t hear a word against it!’ ‘Ah, well, people can be a bit stupid abou’ their pets,’ said Hagrid wisely. Behind him, Buckbeak spat a few ferretContinue reading “Three-Day Quote Challenge ~ Day 3”

Our lovely Reuben ~ April 2016 – 13th July 2017

Today we said our last goodbye to Reuben, our handsome and endlessly loving boy.  From the first moment we met him he was one of the most people-focused, gentle and kind-hearted rats we’ve ever known – an absolute credit to his first owner – and it hurts to have lost him so young, especially asContinue reading “Our lovely Reuben ~ April 2016 – 13th July 2017”

In Praise of Pets ❤️

Sometimes, no matter how grateful I am for all the blessings I have, life can be challenging. Some nights, I inevitably arrive home floored by the busyness or worries of the day. I’m not sure I can remember a time, however, that standing here, in the stillness – side by side with my fluffy-necked pony,Continue reading “In Praise of Pets ❤️”

The Tale of Pipkin Rat <3

When this time of year comes around and the nights are drawing in once more, my mind inevitably drifts to daydreams about cosy nights in by the fire, the key turning in the lock against a windy night, mugs of hot chocolate, big cosy jumpers – and now, also in that same lovely picture, oftenContinue reading “The Tale of Pipkin Rat <3”