One of my absolute favourite things about blogging is the chance to share and write about the things I love, so it was a no-brainer for me when I was offered the chance to write about my favourite pet as
part of the 'I Heart My Pet' campaign run by the National Office for Animal Health (NOAH).
|Wilson when he was a baby|
When my sister was looking for a dog, I was the one that found the ad that led to his door, and that is something I've always felt good about. I first met Wilson when he was just 8 weeks old, and just waking up in his basket. He was placed on my lap and sat there contentedly licking my trousers for ages.
After a while of this my sister asked, "do you like him then", I don't think I need to say what my answer to that is.
I think a love for animals is sometimes hard to explain, but for me it's something that's always been there. Wilson always makes me smile, whether he is on his hind legs wanting a cuddle, chasing his tail, or sleeping on the sofa. My favourite time is when the weather is dry and we can go over the park for a walk - I might be outdoors a fair bit anyway, but there's nothing like jogging round the
I work from home, and suffer with anxiety and mild agoraphobia, that's a whole other story but both can be isolating and lonely, however satisfying work can be. Fluffy furry company really has kept me going, made sure I take proper computer breaks, and like any good pet he's loyal and doesn't answer back unless he's demanding treats!
My furr-nephew has also been the influence behind a new goal of mine in 2014 - I have plans to re-launch myself and my crafting, perhaps try and create a brand eventually. Inspired by Wilson I have renamed as 'Pawprints and Petals'.