The furry family member
People sure are passionate about their pets!
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24

For years my mom would have to step over her dog to get out of the bedroom. It was a daily annoyance, but she misses that solid presence now that he is gone.

And one of my neighbours regularly walks her Siamese cat on a leash.

They can make us act in strange ways, but pets and humans make for a powerful love.

Here are some links that talk about pets and how they fit into our families:

Does a family need a dog?

Don't fear the pet

Hamster murder

And if you haven't yet, vote for the cutest baby animal - puppy or kitty!

Write and tell us about that pet you love - or lost. The three letters that makes us go 'Awww!' will win a copy of Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend and the best letters will appear in our readers letters section.

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