Handsome ginger-and-white puss Paddington had an early wake-up call in Geneva yesterday morning when Animalcouriers arrived to collect him for his journey to the UK. He’s moving to Windsor to semi-retirement with the British half of his family.

It was a late arrival last night, but no doubt compensated for by a delicious supper!

Gorgeous long-legged Paddington gets a goodbye hug

Gorgeous long-legged Paddington gets a goodbye hug

At the Eurotunnel customs office Paddington eyed the microchip reader very suspiciously. Quickly realising it wasn't going to hurt, he settled back down to sleep.

At the Eurotunnel customs office Paddington eyed the microchip reader very suspiciously. Quickly realising it wasn’t going to hurt, he settled back down to sleep.