Tag: Touching

Why you need to stop touching my dog without asking

Abigail Butcher photographed with her dog Thala at their home in Lymington, Hampshire. - John Lawrence
Abigail Butcher photographed with her dog Thala at their home in Lymington, Hampshire. – John Lawrence

We all think our animals and children are attractive; fact. But my dog, a five-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback called Thala, is a particularly fine specimen and commands huge swathes of (often unwanted) attention wherever we go.

With her intense, yellow eyes and distinctive strip of hair growing the wrong way down the length of her back, Thala is some kind of celebrity when we’re out. Often without asking me first, folk think nothing of trying to stroke her whether I’m eating, talking or walking with

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Meghan Markle Reveals Touching Tribute to Son Archie in Message About Coronavirus

Meghan Markle is paying tribute to her son Archie Harrison.

On Friday, the Duchess of Sussex showed her support for Mayhew, a U.K. animal welfare charity that she became patron of in January 2019, by writing the forward for the organization’s annual review. In it, she touched on how the coronavirus deeply impacted the animal community and revealed that she made a special gesture in honor of her and Prince Harry‘s 13-month-old son. 

“As I write, the COVID-19 crisis is gripping every country in the world and destabilizing the lives of countless families across the U.K. I am

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