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Lucky Jim

With International Cat Day, World Lion Day and Erwin Schrödinger’s birthday all happening over the last week, we were inundated by requests (or, complaining mews) from the museum’s feline friends for a cat blog, so we asked our two Meow-keting Assistants, Kitty and Burnie, to pounce on some of the black cats we have in our collections for Black Cat Appreciation Day…

Laika the dog

We’ve been talking a lot about human astronauts in space on the blog recently, but what about other living creatures that have boldly gone where no other err, fruit fly has gone before?