Dragao, Sofia, Nina, Bella, Betty, Jack, Honey, Lola and Michael board the bus in Portugal, Gibraltar and Spain

Animalcouriers are wending our way towards the UK, collecting more pets as we go. Cats Dragao and Sofia are travelling with us from Lisbon to Oxfordshire to join their owners Tania and Alexandre. Dutiful dad Luis kindly brought these gorgeous cats to us. At the moment they're quite shy and suspicious about this odd turn of events in their lives — but this isn't unusual in feline passengers. We're sure they'll soon come out of their shells. Sibling dogs Nina and Fofhino were adopted by Sadie's dad when he was living on the Portuguese Algarve. Unfortunately, he recently became ill [...]