Drawing Ice Cream Thor & A New Family Member: March 2021 Vlog

Hi there Jellyfishes and welcome to our March 2021 updates! These updates are coming to you with a bit of anguish and annoyance! My March wasn’t that great – I had some physical health issues this month, which meant my mental health went into a downhill spiral. As you may already know, I suffer from…

Valentine & Rat Balls: February 2021 Vlog

Hi there Jellyfishes and welcome to our February 2021 updates! In this loved up month of February we celebrated my 28th year on this planet, and shared the love for the whole Fluffy Jellyfish family on Valentine’s Day. I showed off all of my plants and introduced you to my new series A Plant Killer’s…

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Fluffy Jellyfish Family

It is my Birthday today and I wanted to share the love with my pets and with you!! I hope you have a wonderful loved up day, and I hope you get to spend some special moments today with your pets! I love you so much for being here with me and engaging in my…

Our first neutered rat! and other vet visits! January 2021 Vlog

Hi there jellyfishes and welcome to our January 2021 updates! January in the Fluffy Jellyfish household was full of ups and downs… we had a few vet visits, I put out some cool videos that I’m proud of, and we are still working our way through the house and pet room and trying to sort…

Cats & Chickens: An Adventure to Ballsall & Woodgate Farms

I have been stuck inside for too long and the sadness is seeping into my bones. Stuart heals my weary heart with a trip to a healing cat, clucking hens, and screaming geese amongst the hailstones… Today’s adventure is a little trip back in time to last summer, and while we are currently stuck inside,…

Afternoon Tea & Pandas: An Adventure at Edinburgh Zoo

It is a dreary Autumn afternoon in Edinburgh as we make our way through the penguins to the grand ivy-covered manor house. A warm brew and an array of delectable sweet treats is the little of luxury that we needed to continue our adventure up the steep hillside of Edinburgh Zoo to discover all the…

My Pets: Updates on Elvis the Hermanns Tortoise

It has been a while since I gave you updates on how Elvis has been settling in to his new home, so I decided to make this video today to share some exciting news with you and to update you on how Elvis has been getting on! We will be moving in to a new…

My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Final Thoughts & Vlog

If you have not already, click on the links below to check out the previous diary entries in these rat introduction adventures!! Master list of previous entries… Rat Intro Diaries Day 1 Rat Intro Diaries Days 2-3 Rat Intro Diaries Days 4-6 Rat Intro Diaries Days 7-10   You can now also watch the full…

How to Support your local Animal Centres during the Coronavirus Lockdown

Zoos, aquariums, farms, rescue centres, and other animal centres might be closed to the public because of the Coronavirus pandemic, but the animals still need to be fed and cared for by staff every single day. These centres rely on visitor admissions, donations, and supporters to help keep them running, and to pay for the…

My Pets: Rat Intro Diaries Days 7-10

In the last post we left off with the rattos having just moved in to the top half of the big main cage, and they were just settling down for the night. We had a successful free-roam session with them, and while there were a few scuffles, all was going well.   We are now…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Izzy & Elsa

I recently had the pleasure of looking after Izzy & Elsa. These elegant sisters are such a joy to care for, and I love how affectionate they are, especially as their coats are so soft and fluffy!! Luckily for me, these Birman ladies only live across the road from me, which means I am the…

Handling Creepy Crawlies in Kettering: A Bugtopia Animal Experience

We are sitting on benches, anxiously waiting, as lots of leggy creatures crawl around us… and soon make their way onto our hands…. “Getting hands on really inspires minds and we find that children learn more if they are excited, and theres nothing more exiting than holding a millipede or maybe even a tarantula!!!!!!” [source]…

Meerkat Surprises: A Birthday Trip to Bugtopia the Zoo

I am wearing a long mesh skirt, which attracts the attention of multiple curious noses, and they start to dart in and out of my feet, climbing around the mesh as they scrabble for more worms…. “Bugtopia is a family owned small zoo with an emphasis on interactivity and affordable fun for the entire family….

Castles & Animals: A trip to Dudley Zoo

The sun is shining brightly, there is a warm summer breeze swirling the fabric of my dress, and I am moving slowly through the air as adorable fluffy monkeys play on the hillside below my dangling feet…. “Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals inhabit an¬†ancient wooded hillside, with a rich geological history,¬†around the ruins of…

Professional: Hamster Sitting with Bilbo

Last week I had the pleasure of pet-sitting for the adorable little ball of fluff that is Bilbo Hammins!! Bilbo is a cute little one and a half year old Syrian Hamster. She was beautifully inquisitive, and always poked her wee head out of bed when I visited to check on her. Bilbo is very…

Wings & Scales: A Trip to Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World

The festive season is over, we are in that January lull of bad weather, and long nights… so, it is about the right time to add a splash of colour into our life… “Edinburgh Butterfly & Insect World is the world’s longest running butterfly house and one of Scotland’s favourite tourist and educational attractions. We…

Professional: Puppy Sitting with Ziggy

Last week I had the complete joy of puppy-sitting for the adorable La-Chon (Bichon Frise/Lhasa Apso cross), Ziggy!! Ziggy was such a wonderful little bundle of fun! he was so excitable, and I had a fantastic few hours entertaining him with toys and chases in the garden. He especially loved playing tug of war with…

2019 Reflections & 2020 Goals

Happy New Year! 2020 – a whole new decade. The year of the rat. January always gets me into a reflecting sort of a mood, so I thought I would start off this decade my thinking about how my 2019 went, and making plans for Fluffy Jellyfish in 2020. What happened in 2019? The year…

The Giant Lanterns of China at Edinburgh Zoo: Lost Worlds

“Be transported back to a time where roar-some, weird and wonderful creatures roamed the Earth. Discover 570 million years of wildlife, from when the origins of life appeared as a dazzling array of tiny microbes, to a world where dinosaurs were born and the ice age gave way to the forgotten giants of the animal…