So it comes as no surprise that British dogs and cats are often commemorated with plaques and memorials. Londonist has rounded up some of them.
|The tomb of boxer Tom Sayers in Highgate west cemetery includes |
the sleepy likeness of his faithful dog called Lion.
Image: Matt Brown
|Dr Salter’s cat, part of a group sculpture including the doctor, his wife |
and daughter, can be found on the Bermondsey river front.
Parts of the sculpture were stolen by suspected metal thieves a few years back,
but have since been replaced.
Image: Roll the Dice
More London pet memorials here