ISSUE 1302

Street Cat Bob as you’ve never seen him before

Our favourite fluffy feline friend is passing the baton to his new cartoon self!

It’s been four years since Bob made his big front page splash on the cover of The Big Issue back in 2014 and it’s been six since his pal James Bowen started sharing the story of the purrfect pair’s life changing tail, but now with an animated cartoon series on the way, it’s time for our furry friend to put his paws up.

Also this week…

  • We might owe a lot more to our feline friends and pampered pooches than we let on! Pets are so vital to our history they may even have altered the course of human evolution says anthrozoologist John Bradshaw
  • It’s the Final Countdown. With less than a year until the UK leaves the EU, who better to talk Europe than Swedish poodle-permed heroes… Europe
  • In a Letter to my Younger Self, Queen of Eighties’ music Sara Cox on why she wouldn’t go back to being a teenager and why being a mum was “always part of the plan”

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