Alright pet?!…

When is the best time to introduce a pet into the family? We have a goldfish called Matilda but seeing as the kids can’t stroke her and she’s not very good at catch, my eldest child has been pestering me for a pet. 

She adores cats. We used to have a cat called Stanley when she was younger but he went out one day & didn’t come back. She used to tell everyone that he went to sainsburys ๐Ÿ™ˆ (do you think I shop there too much?!) but as its been 4 years – I don’t think he’s coming home. 


(Stanley ๐Ÿ˜ป) 

We were recently offered a little kitten by a friend of mine who just wanted her to have a good home. I was keen, but my other half wasn’t so sure. Our youngest is 19 months and may be a bit too ‘hands on’ with a kitten. 

As well as cats and dogs – I love tortoises. I don’t know why, maybe it’s their little wrinkly faces or the fact they’re like little living dinosaurs ๐Ÿ˜ I saw a picture recently on Gina Martin’s Twitter (if you don’t know who she is you should check her out – she’s awesome, she launched the campaign to make ‘upskirting’ illegal) she has a gorgeous rescue tortoise called Gary Tortellini (amazing name right?!). It was Gary’s birthday and she made her a birthday hat – I literally can’t even deal with the cuteness – LOOK ๐Ÿ‘€


Do you have pets? If so what do you have? And what ages were your children when your new addition came along? I’m pet broody…proody if you will! Is that a thing? ๐Ÿ˜‚ if not it should be x 

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