COMPETITION: Win a hand-painted skulk of foxes worth £200

That’s the collective noun for a group of foxes – a skulk. I looked it up and everything. You can also call it a leash of foxes apparently, but that sounds very un-fox like to me. How many foxes have you ever seen on a leash?

I believe you can also call them a troop of foxes, but then I just imagine them all in little outfits, walking on their back legs and playing drums. Adorable yes, realistic no. Today then I am giving away a skulk of foxes. That’s final.

This particular skulk is painted by a lovely lady called, ironically, Cat. Cat is passionate about about animals and colour and loves creating art that brings a smile to people’s faces.  All of Cat’s pictures are painted to order, so she can work to any desired size, colour scheme and budget. You can see more at her website here.

Cat has very generously offered to give away this picture, which is 40cm square and would normally cost £200. Cat is literally painting this as we speak, just for this competition, so I feel very honoured indeed.

fox painting

Isn’t it adorable? To be in with a chance to win you have to show Cat (and the skulk) as much love as possible via the Rafflecopter widget below. The competition will end on Monday 2nd December so you can have your foxes in time for Christmas.

Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure – I’m hosting this competition just because I love Cat’s paintings. No payment has been received, not even in foxes.  Win competitions at ThePrizeFinder.com

232 Comments

  1. 11 November, 2013 / 3:58 pm

    A) The ‘skulk’ really caught my eye so thanks for the education! I will use it often just because it sounds so cool. B) Love Cats paintings C) have no idea how to enter D)it would be horrendous to ship it to California but E) just wanted you both to know how totally fun this was.

  2. iain maciver
    11 November, 2013 / 4:00 pm

    cats

  3. 11 November, 2013 / 4:00 pm

    I am a cat person myself. Wish I could have one of my own but the landlord won’t allow pets 🙁 This is a most excellent prize; I am crossing my fingers!

  4. Sharon Griffin
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    11 November, 2013 / 4:04 pm

    i love meerkats

  5. Kim Hayton
    11 November, 2013 / 4:05 pm

    It actually is a fox, love anything with foxes on!and even did the nursery in a foxy theme!x

  6. sharon williams
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    11 November, 2013 / 4:08 pm

    It has to be a donkey for me

  7. Claire Smith
    11 November, 2013 / 4:08 pm

    Dogs are my favourite

  8. @sasofsussex
    11 November, 2013 / 4:13 pm

    Goats 🙂

  9. Paula Barker
    11 November, 2013 / 4:14 pm

    Cats, but love most animals!

  10. Sally Lloyd-Jones
    11 November, 2013 / 4:15 pm

    Brown bears!

  11. Dawn Wilkinson
    11 November, 2013 / 4:21 pm

    Difficult to chose between dogs or horses – sorry can’t chose

  12. Sue Bowden
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    11 November, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    I adore monkeys.

  13. Beky Austerberry
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    11 November, 2013 / 4:24 pm

    Hippos

  14. hayley pemberton
    11 November, 2013 / 4:26 pm

    a penguin.

  15. Dawn Chapman
    11 November, 2013 / 4:32 pm

    I love cats.

  16. Greig spencer
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    11 November, 2013 / 4:38 pm

    cat lol

  17. Phil Darling
    11 November, 2013 / 4:38 pm

    I’m a dog man

  18. Kay Sheridan
    11 November, 2013 / 4:41 pm

    The elephant, such a glorious animal.

  19. Vanessa ball
    11 November, 2013 / 4:45 pm

    Dogs

  20. Cat Williams
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    11 November, 2013 / 4:48 pm

    I love badgers its just a shame you can rarely see them now

  21. S Edwards
    11 November, 2013 / 4:51 pm

    Dogs

  22. Alice
    11 November, 2013 / 4:58 pm

    Dogs…or sheep! That’s what you get for growing up in the countryside 🙂

  23. adeinne tonner
    11 November, 2013 / 4:59 pm

    Mines would have to be either dog or penguins

  24. Leanne
    11 November, 2013 / 5:04 pm

    I love rabbits 🙂 with little twitchy noses n fluffy tails

  25. Katie Walters
    11 November, 2013 / 5:09 pm

    Leopard

  26. Lynsey Buchanan
    11 November, 2013 / 5:36 pm

    Horse

  27. Kathy Cakebread
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    11 November, 2013 / 5:59 pm

    i’m a cat addict

  28. Joanne Darnell
    11 November, 2013 / 6:18 pm

    love foxes

  29. andrea tinkler
    11 November, 2013 / 6:20 pm

    I love hippos. dont ask why. just think they are beautiful

  30. Emma
    11 November, 2013 / 6:31 pm

    I love Owls

  31. Linda McGrath
    11 November, 2013 / 6:36 pm

    Im a cat lady .

  32. laura stewart
    Twitter:
    11 November, 2013 / 6:42 pm

    mine is cats- i have 2

  33. Heather Walsh
    11 November, 2013 / 6:47 pm

    Otters

  34. EMMA WALTERS
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    11 November, 2013 / 6:47 pm

    def the fox, it’s my son’s surname!!!! & mine hopefully one day 🙂

  35. Elizabeth Smith
    11 November, 2013 / 7:00 pm

    I think most animals beat humans hands down, but have a special fondness of elephants

  36. Rich Barker
    11 November, 2013 / 7:04 pm

    Unicorns, assuming they’re real – otherwise dolphins 🙂

  37. simon
    11 November, 2013 / 7:10 pm

    i like turtles

  38. Allan Smith
    11 November, 2013 / 7:14 pm

    Unicorn

  39. Helen Atkins
    11 November, 2013 / 7:21 pm

    I’m a Dog Lover

  40. frances hopkins
    11 November, 2013 / 7:24 pm

    Cats!!!

  41. Jen Schofield
    11 November, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    An elephant!

  42. Tracey Belcher
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    11 November, 2013 / 7:44 pm

    I love penguins

  43. Sarah McI
    11 November, 2013 / 7:47 pm

    Tapirs! <3

  44. Jazz
    11 November, 2013 / 8:09 pm

    The blobfish will reign supreme!

  45. Claire D
    11 November, 2013 / 8:28 pm

    I love gorillas

  46. laura banks
    11 November, 2013 / 8:36 pm

    dolphins

  47. Angel
    11 November, 2013 / 8:46 pm

    Monkeys

  48. jamie
    11 November, 2013 / 8:53 pm

    foxy Foxy! whats it gunna be!!

  49. 11 November, 2013 / 9:00 pm

    I love koala’s but we have many skulk’s around us living in the countryside and I do love to see the cubs when they are running around
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  50. Jo welsh
    11 November, 2013 / 9:25 pm

    Pandas

  51. Sam Nowog
    11 November, 2013 / 9:31 pm

    Lion

  52. Lauren
    11 November, 2013 / 9:35 pm

    Little penguins!

  53. 11 November, 2013 / 9:37 pm

    I like cows. Sorry. Haha xo

  54. martina
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    11 November, 2013 / 9:50 pm

    Love art . This piece looks beautiful.

  55. Emma Ellison
    Twitter:
    11 November, 2013 / 9:55 pm

    I Love goats 🙂

  56. Debbie Burfoot
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    11 November, 2013 / 9:59 pm

    Gorillas are my absolute fave

  57. Sarah Wyatt
    11 November, 2013 / 10:19 pm

    Tapirs! I got my hand snuffled by one at the zoo this weekend!

  58. Rebecca Maddocks
    11 November, 2013 / 10:42 pm

    Dogs

  59. Zoe Roxby
    12 November, 2013 / 12:02 am

    I like Lions but my son is crazy on Wolves at the moment so I gotta stick with him on it

  60. Becky John
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    12 November, 2013 / 2:28 am

    Polar Bears are my favourite

  61. kellyjo walters
    12 November, 2013 / 9:02 am

    I’m a dog lover

  62. katrina day-reilly
    12 November, 2013 / 9:33 am

    pig

  63. Peaf
    12 November, 2013 / 10:54 am

    Tortoise, take your time – a great role model

  64. Victoria N
    12 November, 2013 / 10:54 am

    Owl

  65. Julie Picton
    12 November, 2013 / 10:59 am

    I love Lions

  66. Helen Stratton
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    12 November, 2013 / 11:26 am

    All big cats but Panthers are incredibly beautiful.

  67. Julie Cook
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    12 November, 2013 / 11:43 am

    Labradors – fab competition talented lady x

  68. 12 November, 2013 / 1:10 pm

    Dogs although foxes are a very close second. This picture is fab!!!

  69. Sue Jackson
    12 November, 2013 / 1:18 pm

    My favourite animal is a squirrel. 🙂

  70. Gemma Snell
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    12 November, 2013 / 1:22 pm

    Snow Leopards, there gorgeous

  71. Claire
    12 November, 2013 / 1:32 pm

    Crazy cat lady for life, but also rather fond of penguins!

  72. leah
    12 November, 2013 / 1:52 pm

    chickens.. i like the pecking order..

  73. melanie stirling
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    12 November, 2013 / 2:00 pm

    Guinea pigs but I really do love foxes too.

  74. Hannah Oneill
    12 November, 2013 / 2:02 pm

    Giraffe

  75. Carol
    12 November, 2013 / 2:18 pm

    Snow Leopard

  76. Amy Grace
    12 November, 2013 / 2:19 pm

    It has to be cats!

  77. 12 November, 2013 / 3:19 pm

    I’m a huge fan of Cat’s art and already have an original Pig painting by her on my bedroom wall. My favourite animals are warthogs

  78. tracy sinclair
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    12 November, 2013 / 3:23 pm

    I love lions, tigers, any big cat!

  79. Sue Cook
    12 November, 2013 / 3:46 pm

    My favourite animal is my lovely Border collie Duke, he has a face like a fox and is just as cute, he can skulk around too, so I think a skulk of foxes is a most brilliant description.

  80. emma falvi
    12 November, 2013 / 3:47 pm

    i am a cat lover

  81. Nina McFadden
    12 November, 2013 / 3:57 pm

    I love Cats big and small 😀

  82. Susan Seaman
    Twitter:
    12 November, 2013 / 4:12 pm

    dogs most breeds but have a soft spot for corgis and their foxy faces. 😉

  83. Karolyn Holden
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    12 November, 2013 / 4:37 pm

    I love foxes ,but what noise do they make ???

  84. Jade Prior
    12 November, 2013 / 4:42 pm

    my favourite animal is a cats 🙂

  85. Linda Guest
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    12 November, 2013 / 5:04 pm

    Badgers. so hard to see them in the wild but they are a big part of the British countryside. I love them.

  86. Samantha J
    Twitter:
    12 November, 2013 / 5:16 pm

    I love cats:-)

  87. Nicki Evans
    12 November, 2013 / 5:28 pm

    Bats

  88. Lu
    12 November, 2013 / 6:12 pm

    Elephants!

  89. Nikki Stewart
    12 November, 2013 / 6:59 pm

    I love dolphins

  90. Emma Bennett
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    12 November, 2013 / 7:01 pm

    My favourite animal is a fox actually, I nearly had a Pokemon tattoo of a Vulpix when I was 18 (which is a fox with 6 tails). Admittedly I’m glad I didn’t go through with it, but I still think foxes are fab!

  91. Janine Phillips
    12 November, 2013 / 7:29 pm

    Polar Bear x

  92. Tracy Hanson
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    12 November, 2013 / 7:34 pm

    Love all animals, but wolves are definitely my fav. 🙂 (Second is a fox)

  93. Catherine Rolfe
    12 November, 2013 / 7:40 pm

    Dogs, it may not be exotic but I love mine!

  94. Jennie Silver
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    12 November, 2013 / 8:08 pm

    I Love Meercats x

  95. SUSAN L HALL
    Twitter:
    12 November, 2013 / 9:03 pm

    I love cats of all shapes and sizes

  96. pete
    12 November, 2013 / 9:38 pm

    crocodile!

  97. Mrs JENNY MILLER
    12 November, 2013 / 10:30 pm

    Hedgehogs

  98. Hannah Beadle
    12 November, 2013 / 10:43 pm

    I do love a giraffe 🙂 they’re just so tall!!

  99. Dorothee77
    Twitter:
    12 November, 2013 / 10:46 pm

    I love tiger!
    @Dorothee77

  100. Jo Boyd
    12 November, 2013 / 10:54 pm

    Tapir – they’re so cute!

  101. Hayley Mulgrove
    12 November, 2013 / 10:59 pm

    A Panda, Arrrr

  102. Amy
    13 November, 2013 / 7:28 am

    My puppy Kali –

  103. Rachel Craig
    13 November, 2013 / 8:48 am

    Dolphin.

  104. jayne hall
    13 November, 2013 / 11:05 am

    best prize ever

  105. Polly
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    13 November, 2013 / 1:35 pm

    Oh my! We love foxes!!!

  106. claire griffiths
    13 November, 2013 / 3:34 pm

    owls as been seen i was a little girl 🙂

  107. Peter Henry
    13 November, 2013 / 5:29 pm

    I always wanted a pet monkey who I could dress in boys clothes and bring everywhere with me.

  108. Laura Pritchard
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    13 November, 2013 / 7:12 pm

    Whales

  109. fiona mcbride
    13 November, 2013 / 8:03 pm

    cats love their independence and selfish style approach to life

  110. Tammy Tudor
    14 November, 2013 / 3:54 pm

    dogs 🙂 i have 3 to prove it

  111. kim neville
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    14 November, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    I love lions

  112. Caroline H
    15 November, 2013 / 10:08 pm

    I don’t think there’s an animal I don’t like but my favourite is cats.

  113. Rebecca Jones
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    16 November, 2013 / 10:22 pm

    Kitty cats! Got 4 of them!

  114. Laura Morris
    17 November, 2013 / 6:29 am

    I love pigs!

  115. Richard Speight
    17 November, 2013 / 6:47 pm

    dogs

  116. Mickie Bull
    17 November, 2013 / 7:47 pm

    Geckos

  117. Andrew Cakebread
    17 November, 2013 / 10:54 pm

    Has to be cats so cute and cuddly

  118. evey
    17 November, 2013 / 11:25 pm

    otters!

  119. Patricia Edwards
    19 November, 2013 / 10:01 am

    Penguins

  120. Julie Ward
    19 November, 2013 / 10:51 pm

    Kangaroos

  121. Annaloa Hilmarsdottir
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    20 November, 2013 / 11:59 am

    My favorite animal is a giraffe. So graceful and such pretty eyes.

  122. Mary Chez
    Twitter:
    20 November, 2013 / 2:37 pm

    Cats and dogs equally

  123. Sarah Davies
    Twitter:
    21 November, 2013 / 12:59 am

    Horses, closely followed by cows!

  124. 21 November, 2013 / 8:32 am

    I love my cat and dog, but it has to be a bear (any sort brown, grizzly, polar) they so cuddly, not a good idea. Don’t tell c and d…
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  125. Kirsty Fox
    Twitter:
    21 November, 2013 / 9:55 pm

    I love all animals but especially giraffes

  126. Stevie Fairbairn
    Twitter:
    22 November, 2013 / 12:36 pm

    I had a Tawny owl stay in my bedroom for 2 days and nights. We got close. Derek would sit on me and let me stroke him. It was quite sad when the RSPCA came to release him. Derek is my favourite animal.

  127. Tamsin Dean
    22 November, 2013 / 2:51 pm

    cats are ace

  128. Helen Thurston
    23 November, 2013 / 4:39 pm

    Cats – and yes I probably will be ‘crazy cat lady’.

  129. 24 November, 2013 / 2:32 am

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  130. Katherine L
    25 November, 2013 / 2:22 pm

    I love pandas 🙂

  131. KathV
    25 November, 2013 / 9:44 pm

    I like warthogs

  132. Hevster
    26 November, 2013 / 5:27 pm

    Cats – especially mine!

  133. Natalia S
    26 November, 2013 / 9:58 pm

    cats

  134. karen davey
    26 November, 2013 / 11:17 pm

    my fav animal has to be dogs specifically whippets and greyhounds 🙂

  135. 27 November, 2013 / 5:44 pm

    Loving all these animal comments! Glad there are so many other animal fans out there. Good luck to those of you who’ve entered the competition.
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  136. Jenny
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    27 November, 2013 / 10:41 pm

    I have a lovely little cat, sooo cats for me x

  137. Christine Caple
    29 November, 2013 / 12:47 pm

    I love cats

  138. Sheila Reeves
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    29 November, 2013 / 5:41 pm

    I love tigers – but those foxes are very cute!

  139. Natalie Crossan
    30 November, 2013 / 2:20 am

    I love dogs 🙂 xx

  140. Ruth Harwood
    Twitter:
    30 November, 2013 / 9:28 am

    My favourite animal is a Cat: strangely enough, they are related to foxes 😀

  141. shelagh milne
    30 November, 2013 / 1:27 pm

    Shire Horse they are so gentle and majestic.

  142. Chantal
    30 November, 2013 / 1:57 pm

    Love elephants – they’re majestic creatures

  143. Lisa Sands
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    30 November, 2013 / 2:04 pm

    I love cats, this picture is amazing and would look fabulous in my dining room 🙂 xxx

  144. 30 November, 2013 / 6:17 pm

    orangutans! I like foxes too apart from the one that makes a racket now and then in our village!

  145. Kelly Hooper
    30 November, 2013 / 8:11 pm

    lovebird 🙂 we have one and he’s a right character

  146. Clare Scanlan
    1 December, 2013 / 8:45 am

    I love turtles, don’t know why but I just find them fascinating!

  147. Kim Styles
    1 December, 2013 / 3:05 pm

    Dogs without a doubt !!!

  148. Vera Bahounkova
    1 December, 2013 / 4:09 pm

    Cats are my favourite

  149. Clint Howat
    1 December, 2013 / 4:46 pm

    DOG

  150. sylvia grace spall
    1 December, 2013 / 4:52 pm

    fallow deer and brown seals

  151. ROSEMARY SHEEHAN
    1 December, 2013 / 5:25 pm

    African snail

  152. Karen Colquhoun
    1 December, 2013 / 5:40 pm

    PENGUIN!

  153. sam norgate
    1 December, 2013 / 6:50 pm

    It has to be dogs

  154. Janine Atkin
    Twitter:
    1 December, 2013 / 6:59 pm

    elephants and guineapigs

  155. Rebecca Woodroof
    1 December, 2013 / 7:25 pm

    dolphin

  156. leanne williams
    1 December, 2013 / 8:06 pm

    dolphin

  157. Nyree Brunton
    1 December, 2013 / 8:09 pm

    The sheepdog herding the sheep is lovely but my favourite is the rabbit’s tail.

  158. Sarah Parker
    1 December, 2013 / 8:27 pm

    zebra 🙂

  159. Petra Hora
    1 December, 2013 / 8:47 pm

    Definitely meerkats

  160. Hazel Christopher
    1 December, 2013 / 8:51 pm

    Snow Leopards x

  161. Karen R
    Twitter:
    1 December, 2013 / 9:14 pm

    I’ve always really like elephants 🙂

  162. Laura Vitty
    1 December, 2013 / 9:33 pm

    Hedgehog 🙂

  163. Anna Emslie
    1 December, 2013 / 9:53 pm

    My favourite animal is a sloth. They’re awesome!

  164. 1 December, 2013 / 10:05 pm

    An elephant ,they are so different to other animals

  165. Kelly Ellen Hirst
    1 December, 2013 / 10:10 pm

    I love Giraffes!

    Kel x

  166. Deb Hambleton
    1 December, 2013 / 10:57 pm

    A cat

  167. Kerry Kilmister
    Twitter:
    1 December, 2013 / 11:11 pm

    I am crazy about Elephants. I love them so much.

  168. joanna sawka
    1 December, 2013 / 11:15 pm

    a cat

  169. adam smith
    1 December, 2013 / 11:56 pm

    hedgehog

  170. JAMES Holyland
    2 December, 2013 / 1:24 am

    Dogs especially my sweetheart Great Dane,Valorie!

  171. Isabelle Smith
    2 December, 2013 / 4:19 am

    polar bear

  172. Susan
    2 December, 2013 / 7:11 am

    A Basset Hound

  173. Belinda Matthews
    2 December, 2013 / 7:12 am

    BEARDED DRAGON

  174. Annamarie Riddiford
    2 December, 2013 / 8:25 am

    an Okapi

  175. Jacqueline Roberts
    Twitter:
    2 December, 2013 / 9:03 am

    I like birds of prey magnificent to watch

  176. Becky Shorting
    2 December, 2013 / 10:20 am

    Dog! English Springer spaniel to be exact!

  177. Alison Johnson
    2 December, 2013 / 10:53 am

    Cats. Any type I have 2 cats at home but fascinated with Big Cats too.

  178. Lisa Smith
    2 December, 2013 / 11:40 am

    Love foxes 🙂

  179. Gary Topley
    2 December, 2013 / 12:05 pm

    Chimpanzees x

  180. Naomi Buchan
    2 December, 2013 / 12:17 pm

    Orangutans x

  181. Liz ferguson
    2 December, 2013 / 12:35 pm

    Dogs – those foxes do look like my Rusty Dog a bit, though!

  182. jen jackson
    2 December, 2013 / 2:26 pm

    A PIg

  183. Nicolette Walker
    2 December, 2013 / 4:22 pm

    I love rabbits.

  184. Lorna Holland
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    2 December, 2013 / 4:38 pm

    My favourite animals are capybaras (just to be awkward lol) 🙂

  185. Susan Willshee
    2 December, 2013 / 5:22 pm

    My favourite animal is a dolphin. They are just so cute and clever.

  186. esme mccrubb
    2 December, 2013 / 6:21 pm

    we love ducks

  187. Lucy Dorrington
    2 December, 2013 / 7:01 pm

    Anything with antlers! I love antlers, I do!!

  188. Wendy Guy
    2 December, 2013 / 7:41 pm

    Pig are lovely

  189. Sue Warr
    2 December, 2013 / 7:52 pm

    I actually love foxes!! I frequently encounter them at 5.30am when out for a run!!

  190. Brandie Browne
    2 December, 2013 / 9:29 pm

    monkey’s

  191. Susan Hoggett
    2 December, 2013 / 9:48 pm

    love birds

  192. LORNA WIL
    2 December, 2013 / 9:54 pm

    I love sparrows & parrots!

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