Squee Monday: lambs

February 11, 2018

  Years ago I saw a lamb in Wales who was so young (maybe 10 minutes old?) that he was still trying to work out which bit of Mummy produced the milk.

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Squee Sunday: Reading Animals

January 28, 2018

I don’t know why I didn’t think of this before. I love books and I love animals. Both together has to be even better, yes? I also have fond memories of my son, aged three, “reading” to the kittens. “See that word there? That says, ‘Magic.’”

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Squee Sunday: Big cats with boxes and toilet rolls

January 21, 2018

So most cat owners will tell you that domestic cats love sitting in cardboard boxes. It turns out that big cats like them too. Luckily I’ve never had a cat been owned by a cat who had the toilet paper habit, but I’ve heard of plenty that do. And yup, that includes big cats. The videos are from Big Cat Rescue. They have loads more, and the charity in Florida…

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Squee Sunday: baby hedgehogs

November 19, 2017

I remember occasionally finding hedgehogs in our garden in Leeds when I was a kid. We generally used to give them bread and milk, although they eat insects, snails, frogs, toads, snakes, birds eggs, carrion, fruits, mushrooms, grass roots. I was with an Iranian friend when she saw one for the first time, and that’s when I realised how very odd they look if you’re not used to them. They’re related…

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