Animalcouriers is taking two rabbits, Fudge and Sophie, from Munchengladbach, Germany, to Scotland. Dad says: “It’s a big weight off our shoulders knowing they are safe.”

The rest of the family will follow on in a few days once they’ve finished clearing out their house, attic and garden, and everything is spick and span.

Fudge and Sophie with Adam and David, and Misty the dog