Today's subject for March photo a day is an animal, so here is mine.
Prue (aka Prudy Cat, Prudes, Prudles and Lady Muck) has been with me for 12 years now. I 'rescued' her from the Cats Protection League which had a centre here in the village. I didn't live here then, so it was ironic that we came to live in the same place that I found her, the CPL has now moved elsewhere. I remember well the day I got her, Mum and I went to have a look and Prudy (then named Izzy) was the only cat who would let me pick her up, albeit very briefly and she still will only abide it for about a minute, tops. There were so many lovely cats there but I didn't think it sensible to choose a timid and frightened cat as I am out at work each day and a such a cat needs more time and attention than I can give.
I made a good choice, she is a lovely moggy, so affectionate and trusting and she rarely strays far from me. (apart from when the Hoover is on or young children are around.) I've never had many 'presents', (the last one was a dead rat about 3 yrs ago) and she's such a scaredy cat that she avoids getting into scraps.
Have you got a lovely animal?