I don’t tend to write that much about being a vet, but I did qualify almost 20 years ago and still work part time.

Double Caesar SundayI like the sense that in the hospital we are all part of a complex organism that is working towards one clear goal, to relieve animal suffering. Everything else is extra.


Every now and then, it goes wrong: I got bitten a few weeks ago, and my finger still feels like it might fall off…


At the end of the day, I have to remind myself that the first linocut I made was of a cat, and that cats are still complex, intriguing and inspiring animals.


Having a degree makes me feel responsible for animals: the training comes with a duty of care…