Caroline found Harry the hedgehog walking across her garden in the middle of the day. When she picked him up with gloves, he curled up at first, but then he poked his head out and sneezed at her.
Pets & Other Animals
Emma Murphy, aged 13, has a dog, a cat,a rabbit, guinea pigs and hamsters. Last weekend.
Cinders is an eleven month old female neutered black Domestic Shorthaired Cat. Her owner Orla was in the bathroom, when Cinders jumped up beside her and passed urine in the sink.
My own animals at home need veterinary help from time to time, and this week, it has been the turn of my Indian Runner drake, known as "Mister".
Birds are in Harry’s blood – his father bred canaries, and Harry has been racing his own pigeons for twenty eight years.
A year ago, Justine’s parents were walking through Rathfarnham when they noticed a colony of feral cats at the back of a garage.
The Hanley family knew that there was something strange going on with Benji. For no particular reason, he had started rubbing his rear end along the ground.
I saw a very unusual hamster recently. Hammy had been showing three main signs of illness. Firstly, she was drinking a lot.
Bray, the small town in Ireland that is my home, has its own resident flock of swans - around fifty of them live in the local harbour, and they are a popular draw to visitors.
Sasha is a Hungarian Vizla, a rare enough breed in Ireland, and she is a lovely good-natured dog. A few days ago, her owner noticed that her left eye was watering more than normal.