• Sorry to disagree with John Rix (Letters , 14 October) but a pudding is not just made from suet. What about rice and other milk puddings, bread and butter pudding and summer pudding, to name just a few?Val HarrisonBirmingham • Let’s not forget Wightwick Manor in Wolverhampton (National Trust), which has a fantastic collection of pre-Raphaelite paintings by female artists and a gallery dedicated to the paintings of Evelyn De Morgan and William De Morgan’s ceramics (Letters , 14 October).Liz FordSheffield • Did someone else write Marina Hyde’s column on Saturday (Caught out by Abiy? You can just repurpose your Greta rant , 12 October)? Not a single F-word in sight. It made a pleasant change.Stefan BadhamPortsmouth • Tripping over pets sends 87,000 people to hospital in the US each year (Are pets good for us? , G2, 14 October). How many pets are injured?Fr Julian DunnGreat Haseley, Oxfordshire • Join the debate – email [email protected] • Read more Guardian letters – click here to visit gu.com/letters
INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOUR PET: INTERESTING FACT ABOUT YOUR PET: Stories abound of owners whose dogs kept sniffing or licking a mole or lump on their body so they got it checked out, discovering it was cancerous. The anecdotal evidence was later backed up by scientific studies. Dogs are so good at this that some of them are trained to detect cancer, in as little as three hours.
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