Whatever happened to the cute attraction of a cuddly hamster or the irresistible eyes of a tiny kitten? Nowadays kids are banging on about exotics when it comes to their choice of pet. A python or an iguana has replaced the fluff ball to become a child’s requisite scaly friend.
We received an email into our radio show this week from a distraught listener. “Betsy, my 18 year old Jack Russell has been laid to rest. The time had come for me to end her brave fight for life and to have her spared from any more pain. I was with her at the end. Thing is, I can’t remember a world without her. “
It’s about time BBC Radio4 got down and dirty.
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