For many of us, pets and animals are a huge part of our lives. We spend a lot of time and money looking after our furry friends, and I definitely have a huge soft spot for animals – especially cats!
In this episode, I talk about choosing the right pet, dog people vs cat people, my own experiences with pets and vets, dealing with the loss of a pet, and share lots of useful phrases and expressions useful for daily English speaking.
Some Words from the Episode
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Soft spot for something – To have a special place in your heart when you like something
“I have a soft spot for cats!”
To put down – To end the life of an animal to end its suffering
“Your dog has a serious disease and sadly needs to be put down.”
Fur Baby – a cute way to refer to pets as if they are our own babies
“I have 3 fur babies at home.”
Stray – a ‘homeless’ domestic animal
“This city is full of stray dogs.”
Tail between your legs – to feel defeated or embarrassed
“He walked out of the exam room with his F mark and his tail between his legs.”
Share your pet experiences with us in the comments! Do you have any pets now?