Tigs’ Dream Pet with Petplan

Our six year old daughter, Tigs, is a creative little soul. It goes without saying that when she was asked by Petplan to design her dream pet, we were sure that she would rise to the challenge. more “Tigs’ Dream Pet with Petplan”

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My family and other animals; Pets as a part of childhood

As a family, we have some pretty cool pets – a twelve year old black and white cat, my sidekick, my fur baby and the one I’ve shared my life with the longest out of the entire family. She was joined on my thirtieth birthday by a spur thighed tortoise named Joey Essex, who sadly perished in our pond a few years later. His cute shoes were filled (but never replaced) by a twenty year old tortoise named Eddie, who now roams the garden (and occasionally house) with the pond, heavily reinforced with steel gridding. more “My family and other animals; Pets as a part of childhood”

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Wanting a fur baby

We seemed to have reached that point in our family where it feels like something else ‘should’ happen. After seven years of growing our family, the question looms as to whether our family is complete, or whether we should keep on procreating, perhaps making the leap to a party of five; extending beyond the 2.4 and going for the big famalam feel. more “Wanting a fur baby”

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The Joey Essex campaign for pond safety

You might be thinking this is a safety initiative being championed by this guy: more “The Joey Essex campaign for pond safety”

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