I won’t lie, when you’ve been used to living in a fairly packed household consisting of you, your partner and three cats, things start to get a bit lonely when they’ve all gone.

So, to try and combat this problem, I’ve acquired a kitty. Introducing Nutmeg:

A pedigree brown-spotted British Shorthair. 5 years old, and isn’t she a beaut? She’s still quite timid, but I imagine this will change when she gets used to the flat (and me!)