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Pets—the weirder the bet­ter—have played a big part since the start, from jack­daws to lion cubs to rude par­rots. In this fea­ture, in which a duck and a dober­man shared a kitchen, a cat and a cock­erel an Aga and, most bizarrely, a young fal­low deer went on hound ex­er­cise, pho­tog­ra­pher Charles Sains­bury-plaice melted hearts with this image of his ter­rier, Mary, on the sofa with Min Hog, an African al­bino hedge­hog: ‘The dogs used to at­tack her, but af­ter a few prick­ling in­ci­dents, they soon learnt’ (Jan­uary 12, 2011) KG

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