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Love My Human hosts a book signing for ‘Christian the Lion’

We were very lucky to have John Rendall and Derek Cattani visit us on Saturday to sign copies of their wonderful book ‘Christian The Lion – The Illustrated Legacy’.

It’s such an amazing story and a local one too – Christian spent the first year of his life living in a furniture shop on the King’s Road and playing in a churchyard just a minute down the road from us. So it was only fitting to give our customers the chance to meet these lovely gentlemen and hear their tales about Christian.

We were joined by Derek’s dog Minnie and some of favourite four legged friends including Miss Darcy with her brother George and their mum May, and little Oscar with his human Lizzie. The Love My Human dogs didn’t miss a chance for a photo opportunity either!

We were thrilled with the turn out, especially as we were donating 25% of proceeds from the book sales to the George Adamson Wildlife Preservation Trust who do such wonderful work in Kenya and Tanzania.

We still have a few signed copies left which we will be selling in our shop along with limited edition prints of Christian’s life in Chelsea, shot by Derek Cattani. Pop by and pick one up – they will make the perfect Christmas gifts! And if you need a little reminder of the love between humans and our four-legged friends, here’s the famous video of Christian being reunited with his Lion Dads.

One of the signed copies still available in our shop
Lizzie & Oscar meeting John & Derek
Miss Darcy helping Jenny & John with the book signing
George giving his mum a little cuddle
The LMH dogs having fun with our guests