It's the 4th of October and , here in Holland , whether you have a poodle or a python , you're supposed to be extra nice to your pet today .
The preschoolers bring a stuffed animal with them to show , we read books about tigers and guinea pigs , moles and mice and we encourage them to be extra loving to any real animals at home . To give a little extra foodie treat and a cuddle to the family cat or hamster .
And they make a little decoration to take home .This year it was this
Perhaps it might have been a good idea to leave out the extra cuddle bit . I'm now haunted by the vision of manhandled goldfish gasping for air .....