Meet the delightful cats and dogs who recently travelled with Animalcouriers from the UK to Spain and Portugal; and our equally delightful passengers who joined us for the return trip.
Boxer Sacha belongs to Raquel, who’s relocated from Sheffield to Zamora in Spain.
Gorgeous grey-and-white puss Cash travelled with us from London to Lisbon in Portugal.
Tuxedo cat Corky belongs to Ana, who’s moved to Atouguia in Portugal. Ana’s daughter Fatima who’s been taking care of him in Swansea, tried to bring him to us, but got caught in terrible traffic jams. Luckily we could do a bit of a dash the next day to collect him, so he didn’t miss the trip.
Poco, Poquita and Mista
Originally due to travel by road with us, this Chihuahua trio instead flew with courier J as she headed to Spain to join courier M on the trip. There was an ecstatic reunion with Julie and family in Javea, Alicante.
Risya, Broshka, Rocket, Imhotep and Captain Hook
This very fine feline quintet belong to Sam, who’s relocating from Alicante to the Netherlands.
Fire and Freddy
This dynamic feline duo had a short stay at Burntwood Kennels, before joining our trip. They travelled with us to rejoin their owner in Murcia, Spain.
Sweet Beagle cross Chuchi belongs to Ross and Maria, who are both vets. After three years living in the UK, they’re returning to Almeria in Spain with their 19-month-old baby. Chuchi travelled with us to join them there.
Rocky, Tyson and Arnie
We collected these three little dogs from the Tiny Dog Hotel on the outskirts of Marbella, in Malaga. They travelled with us to rejoin owners Ryan and Jade in Witney.
Twiggy and Loulou
Splendid cats Twiggy and Loulou homeboarded with Animalcouriers for a short while before we set off. Owner Helen had to go on ahead to Spain in time for her daughter’s wedding.
Tarty is a very sweet, and very forward, three-year-old black Labrador, who belongs to John and Julia. We met her in Malaga and she travelled to Surrey with us.
Podenco Nala, who belongs to Natasha, joined us at La Linea, on the border with Gibraltar. She travelled with us to Barnsley.
Charming English Bull Terrier Nera belongs to Ana and Jose. She travelled with us from Maia in Portugal to Essex.
Tobias and Xavier
These delightful kitties belong to Mafalda. We collected them in Aveiro, Portugal, and they travelled with us to rejoin Mafalda in London.
Fritz and Kikas
We collected Sonia’s splendid cats Fritz and Kikas in Cavaleiros, Portugal. They’ll be reunited with Sonia in Musselburgh in Scotland.
Darling Husky Lucy belongs to Aurea. We collected her from Vania in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, for her journey to Surrey.
Dot and Luna
Dot and Luna belong to Claire and Daniel. The cats joined us in c and travelled with us to Chichester.
Kitty got on board in Sines. She travelled with us to join owner Ana in Horley. Kitty proved to be quite strong minded and we soon developed a healthy respect for her. Her owners told us: “She chooses who she wants to speak to.” We told them: “We like Kitty but don’t think she liked us much!”
Bichon Frise Oscar is a floofy little chap! Owned by Margaret and Malcolm, he travelled with us from the Portuguese Algarve to Merseyside.
We collected Joanna’s dog Sheba from Ken and Christine in Ferragudo. She travelled with us to rejoin Joanna in Colchester.