Family in custody battle over pet sheep – The Times

Posted September 30th, 2009 in news by sally

“A family are in a court custody battle over a pet sheep. Bethan Parkinson, 35, from Buckley, Flintshire, bought the animal for her nine-year-old daughter, Lauren. Last December, while she looked for land on which to keep the sheep, named Lucy, Mrs Parkinson gave it temporarily to an animal sanctuary. When, five months later, she went to collect the ewe, she was told that it had been gifted to the sanctuary and ‘is ours now’.”

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The Times, 30th September 2009