• 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
You should never physically punish your pet. It brings the animal pain and fear, and it gains you nothing. It’s a lose-lose situation. Please don’t do it.
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