OUR FRIENDS

Meet some of our friends

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Hershey Grimwood

Hershey Grimwood

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My owners needed someone to rule the house whilst they are busy “working” at their jobs. They obviously chose me because I was the cutest of the litter and how...

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Beau Bowen

Beau Bowen

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My owner decided to choose a small friend like me because she wanted a friend that never grew big and stayed little and cute forever. Where did your owner find...

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Daisy & Lily Liptai

Daisy & Lily Liptai

My sister Lily and I (I’m Daisy) came to adopt our humans Gavin and Marie after we spotted them wandering around the pet shop in Mitchell. It was obvious to us they didn’t have enough cats. Fortunately Gavin and Marie have required very little training for it seems...

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Fairy Floss & Chocolate Rose

Fairy Floss & Chocolate Rose

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Rebecca and Alex (our owners) really wanted a pet, they were arguing about either getting a dog or cat. Rebecca’s friend Emily had guinea pigs to give away so...

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Henry Eggleston

Henry Eggleston

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? I was picked for my loyalty, health, good looks, friendliness and I smelled good! Where did your owner find you? From my breeder. Sione picked me between my...

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Teiko Sutton

Teiko Sutton

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them?  My owners decided to choose a smaller ‘friend’ than their previous dogs, and had met a wonderful Standard Schnauzer, and decided that was the breed for them....

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Aloha Zatschler

Aloha Zatschler

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Erin has always wanted pets and before she got me she'd only had fish. She chose guinea pigs because they are fairly low maintenance, cuddly and small enough...

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Archie & Pip Hall

Archie & Pip Hall

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Our owners love dogs and wanted to grow their little family. They chose us because they love Border Collies. Where did your owner find you? Archie was from...

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Batman Thomson

Batman Thomson

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My family has two dogs that live outside and decided to get a cat to live with them inside. They got my big brother Ninja first who is a few months older than...

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Bella Alchin

Bella Alchin

Where did your owner find you?  I am so excited to be the next Small Friend! 12 years ago, my owners found me at the RSPCA, I was 6 weeks old & they thought I was the cutest kitten there. How did your owner choose your name? They decided to name me Bella because...

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Charlotte Cerone

Charlotte Cerone

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My parents wanted a snuggly pet. Lucky for me, my dad is allergic to cats and dogs. Unlucky for them, I don’t like to snuggle. I like to be nearby them, and the...

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Cooper Butt

Cooper Butt

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My Mum decided her other purr-y friend needed a companion. She just came to take a look at me and my huge family but didn't intend to take any of us home. Then...

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Daisy Wilkinson

Daisy Wilkinson

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My Owner loves cats and their previous cat sadly passed away so getting me was what they needed to make them happy again. Where did your owner find you? My...

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Dexter Day

Dexter Day

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? They saw me for the first time and thought I was the cutest puppy they had ever seen. Dad told mum that if I was soft when he cuddled me that they would have to...

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Fatz Day

Fatz Day

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My mum had guinea pigs when she was growing up. She loves guinea pigs as they are great small friends that love you back. They are easy to care for and...

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Freddie Deacon

Freddie Deacon

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? They have always loved Cavalier King Charles Spaniels so they got me as a friend for their other Cavalier, Bella. Where did your owner find you?  I came from a...

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Gracie Frowd

Gracie Frowd

On Christmas Day in 2004 Simon and I travelled to Goulburn to spend a few days with my family. We were all very excited as Simon and I were expecting our first baby the following May. My sister and her husband had travelled from Wagga and we were spending the day with...

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George Yates

George Yates

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My mum and dad were about to get married and wanted to bring a fur baby into their world. Dad wanted a pug because he was convinced he'd be able to train it to...

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Gus & Daphne Rentmeester

Gus & Daphne Rentmeester

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Mummy and Daddy always wanted a small friend but had to wait until they bought their house so we could run around and play as we pleased. Mummy and Daddy met...

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Hugo & Merlin Leonard

Hugo & Merlin Leonard

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? 14 years ago Mum and Dad decided to get a dog to complete their family. When they were researching what type of dog to bring into their family they were at a...

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Jeffrey & Jemima Cook

Jeffrey & Jemima Cook

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Our parents were looking for a breed of dog that would be happy in a smaller space, such as an apartment. Like greyhounds, we Whippets are a great choice,...

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Lady Greenwood

Lady Greenwood

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Dad loved that I don’t shed so I don’t set off his allergies and Mum loved that I was the runt of the litter as it meant I was smarter than the rest. Where did...

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Mackerel “Mack” Massie

Mackerel “Mack” Massie

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My Mum and Dad had a dearly beloved dachshund, Marlin, that they unfortunately lost at a young age. After much discussion they decided that the best way to help...

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Max & Mia McKnight

Max & Mia McKnight

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? After my owner's dog died they decided they wanted another family pet. They decided they would like a cat as they wanted an indoor pet that would love cuddles....

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Megatron Burt

Megatron Burt

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My mum wanted a cat, but her father told her she couldn’t have a cat but she could have a dog. She already had a dog and had never had a kitten. So her dad...

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Mellow and Toffee Wyne

Mellow and Toffee Wyne

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My mum always wanted a pet! She got me and my best friend Toffee as a surprise from her friends. Where did your owner find you? We were a birthday gift! How did...

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Mingus and Sticks Sherrell

Mingus and Sticks Sherrell

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Alex and Ian decided they wanted one or two dogs so that they could enjoy coming home to a happy face (or two) after work, and to have some unconditional...

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Norman Coffill

Norman Coffill

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My mum, Michelle, has been ‘animal mad’ for her entire life and has spent the last 15, or so, years involved in rescue. She runs “Hear No Evil - Australian Deaf...

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Oscar Signorini

Oscar Signorini

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My sister Bella needed a small friend to play with during the day while my family was at work, so a couple of months later I arrived! Where did your owner find...

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Panda & Boo Boo Hall

Panda & Boo Boo Hall

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? When our Nonna’s cat had three kittens Mummy took us to give us a loving home. How did your owner choose your name? My brother Panda looked like a panda from...

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Peanut Millen

Peanut Millen

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? When my owner came into the shop looking for a companion for her other bunny, I sat at the edge of the cage looking cute as can be knowing she would not be able...

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Rex Finemore

Rex Finemore

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My mum always wanted a bulldog – a boy that would be called Rex. When we met she really didn’t have much of a choice; she just had to take me home. It’s my...

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Ruby & Alfred Bishop

Ruby & Alfred Bishop

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? After my owners lost Otto (also a Mini Schnauzer) they decided to get me (Alfred) because they really missed having a wonderful Mini Schnauzer around the house....

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Ruby McNeill

Ruby McNeill

How did you owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My Mum has had guinea pigs her whole life and my parents already had four guinea pigs when they adopted me. They had a guinea pig called Lagertha who had ovarian...

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Sally Carlyon

Sally Carlyon

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? Because I was so cute, and Harry needed a friend while mum and dad were at work!!!! Where did your owner find you?  At a pet store How did your owner choose...

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Sam Thoms

Sam Thoms

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My owners had had many discussions about the type of dog they wanted. One wanted a 'good guard dog' (starting at a Rottweiler!) and the other wanted a 'nice dog...

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Zeus Ellis

Zeus Ellis

How did your owner decide they wanted a small friend and that you would be the right small friend for them? My owner had had a Burmese cat before, it was her family pet.  After that pet passed on (at age 16), my owner Carol felt a bit lonely without a small friend in...

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