While couriers J and M make their way from Greece to Italy by boat, courier S has reached the UK with her passengers from Malta, Italy and Switzerland — and the first happy reunions have already taken place.

A very happy and wriggly Marley is reunited with his owner in Sussex

A very happy and wriggly Marley is reunited with his owner in Sussex

Young Bracco Italiano Victoria gets a rapturous welcome from Philippa

Young Bracco Italiano Victoria gets a rapturous welcome from Philippa

Beautiful Bichette enjoys a spot of lunch at Animalcouriers' Surrey base, before being collected by her family and taken to her new home

Beautiful Bichette enjoys a spot of lunch at Animalcouriers’ Surrey base, before being collected by her family and taken to her new home

Milo settles in to his temporary accommodation, looking quite satisfied with the furnishings he brought with him from Malta. He'll soon start the last leg of his journey to Ireland.

Milo settles in to his temporary accommodation, looking quite satisfied with the furnishings he brought with him from Malta. He’ll soon start the last leg of his journey to Ireland.

One of the stunning bullfinches on arrival

One of the stunning bullfinches on arrival

The goldfinches (seen here) and bullfinches all arrived fit and well after a delightful musical journey

The goldfinches (seen here) and bullfinches all arrived fit and well after a delightful musical journey

Siberian Chipmunk Piccola takes a good look at the green English grass, before heading off to Cambridge

Siberian Chipmunk Piccola takes a good look at the green English grass, before heading off to Cambridge

Following a good run in the park, Edie hops into the van ready to speed her way back to Ben in London

Following a good run in the park, Edie hops into the van ready to speed her way back to Ben in London