It was refreshing to read Chitra Ramaswamy’s article (She takes an age to walk now, but I love my old dog, smells and all, 2 June ).Two years ago we adopted a rescue greyhound, Arthur, aged 10.
A woman whose dogs were stolen has tracked one of them down almost 200 miles away after scouring the internet .Jane Jenkins, a licensed breeder from Swansea in Wales, had her labrador , Arthur, and cocker spaniel, Bandit, stolen from her home at the beginning of this year.
Arthur was never my baby, but people love to love, and if my options were him or that dickhead comedian – which is how it felt when I was single – choosing my dog was not tragic, it was good taste.
A “fare-dodging” snake had to be removed from a bus after alarming passengers. McGill’s said on Facebook: “Our inspector Mick [McArthur] removing a fare-dodging ‘passenger’ from a bus in Paisley yesterday. McArthur was pictured with the creature safely in a bag.