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If you need an idea for an extra stocking filler for the celebrity fan, or even animal lover out there this Christmas, then why not get them a gift that will help them remember dates and plus give a little help to charity too?

Twelve ‘pawtraits’ of celebrities with their cute cats, dashing dogs and a charming chinchilla are revealed in the 2008 PDSA Pet Pawtraits Calendar.

The impressive line up of celebrities pictured with their four-legged friends includes:

• Hollywood actor and director Sean Astin with chinchilla Luigi
• Dr Who favourite and West End star John Barrowman with cocker spaniel Tiger
• Michelin award winning chef Jean-Christophe Novelli with Dobermans Obie, Missy and Snoopy
• Stage and screen hypnotist Paul McKenna with Great Dane Mr. Big
• British comedian Sean Hughes with crossbreed dogs Sweep and Betty
• DIY Expert and Big Brother winner Craig Phillips with Bull Mastiff Raffiki
• Popular British actress Jessie Wallace with Bassett Hound Daisy and Alsatian George
• The ultimate Perfect Housewife Anthea Turner with Golden Retrievers Buddy and Digger
• GMTV golden girl Kate Garraway with cat Scamp
• Emmerdale soap favourite Adele Silva with Shar Pei Misty and Yorkshire Terrier Buster
• Well known DJ and TV Presenter Lisa I’Anson with cats Blue and Marlowe
• Hollyoaks and film actress Sarah Jayne Dunn with Shitsu Leo

The twelve ‘pawtraits’ capture the special relationship between the pets and their celebrity owners. Leading veterinary charity PDSA’s work is funded entirely from public support. Sales from the calendar go directly to help provide free veterinary care for the sick and injured pets belonging to people in need at PDSA’s 47 PetAid hospitals and branches.

Jason Fraser, one of the UK’s best-known celebrity photographers was behind the lens and can now be counted amongst illustrious former PDSA Pet Pawtraits photographers, Penny Lancaster and Lord Lichfield.

PDSA's 2008 Pet Pawtraits calendar is available for sale for just £4.99 from all 182 PDSA charity shops around the UK, online at and by calling 0800 917 2509.

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