Compost, sprouts and tinsel: The peculiar pet food peccadilloes
Writtle University College student Alex Evans discovered piglets have a sweet tooth
Earlier this month Alex Evans, of Writtle University College in Essex, told BBC News how piglets have a penchant for blackcurrant squash – but it turns out they are not the only animals to have quirky taste buds…
Finkley Down Farm
Cats are not the only animals to enjoy a good plate of Brussels sprouts
Sally Learoyd remembers the day she bought Shandie, a marmalade-and-white kitten, from a market stall in Colchester. It was back in 1970.
And while Shandie is no longer alive, Mrs Learoyd's memories of her cat's curious culinary predilections are as strong as ever.
“When we sat down to have our roast dinners on Sundays she used to be all around my legs brushing past, as cats do.
“She seemed to want a little taste, so we put a little out in a bowl for her an..