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The winners have been chosen in our inaugural Fenland Citizen Pet of the Year competition.

After all entries were published in the paper last month, you’ve been voting in your droves.

The competition was sponsored by Triovet Veterinary Practice of Chatteris, with prizes donated by Pets At Home.

Overall winner Sid with Mervyn Fryett and Fenland Citizen editor Jeremy Ransome
Overall winner Sid with Mervyn Fryett and Fenland Citizen editor Jeremy Ransome

And at a presentation at the Park Street vets, the category winners and overall winners received their prizes.

Winner of Best Dog/Puppy and also Cutest Pet was Sid, owned by Mervyn Fryett, of Murrow.

Best Cat/Kitten was Sassy, owned by Paul and Paula Talbot of Murrow.

Paula and Paul Talbot with Sassy
Paula and Paul Talbot with Sassy

And Best Other Animal was Daisy the donkey, owned by Liz Wright, of Wimblington.

Runners-up were: best dog – Pucci, owned by Alan Wheeldon, of Wisbech; best cat – Bengie, owned by Julie Smart, of King’s Lynn; other animal – Benji the rabbit, owned by Taeko Mugford, of Chatteris; cutest – Phoebe the dog owned by Jayne Webb, of Wisbech.

Staff at Triovet then had the task of choosing the overall winner and plumped for Sid, making it three wins for him!

Editor Jeremy Ransome said: “It was a successful, fun competition and something we’ll definitely repeat next year.

Daisy with one of her prizes
Daisy with one of her prizes

“Pets are an important part of the lives of many of us and it was lovely to celebrate them. Thanks so much to Triovet and Pets At Home for supporting the competition and to everyone who got involved.”

Pucci was runner-up for best dog (50291722)
Pucci was runner-up for best dog (50291722)
Phoebe was runner-up for cutest animal (50291751)
Phoebe was runner-up for cutest animal (50291751)
Runner-up for best cat, Bengie with his certificate and rosette
Runner-up for best cat, Bengie with his certificate and rosette
Benji was runner-up in the best other animal category (50291727)
Benji was runner-up in the best other animal category (50291727)
The Triovet staff
The Triovet staff
All the finalists, with Fenland Citizen editor Jeremy Ransome and Triovet staff.
All the finalists, with Fenland Citizen editor Jeremy Ransome and Triovet staff.
The Triovet Veterinary Practice team
The Triovet Veterinary Practice team
Paula Talbot and Paul Talbot with Sassy
Paula Talbot and Paul Talbot with Sassy
Sid and Mervyn Fryett
Sid and Mervyn Fryett
Sid and Mervyn Fryett
Sid and Mervyn Fryett


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