Published: 06:00, 11 June 2021
June's Kent Pets Tournament is down to just four pets.
With many getting to the second round by the nose, it will be interesting to see which of these furry friends will go to the final round next week.
For those new to the game, every month we will be choosing eight animals across Kent for readers to explore the lives of and vote on who will be Kent's Pet of the Month.
Every week readers will vote on pairs of animals to go to the next round until only one remains.
If you're interested in entering next month's round for July, email details about your pet (such as pictures, name, breed, age and fun stories) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary the Sphynx
Garibaldi - or Gary for short - is a Sphynx who is turning four years old this October.
He lives with his family of other rescue cats picked up during his owners time running a charity that reunites missing cats in the area.
Gary earns his favourite dreamies and long stick treats by working as a model of harnesses and collars for Margate based company Hiro + Wolf.
He has also appeared in a music video for Salt Ashes with her single Cut You With A Kiss which reached the top 40 UK last year.
With a 4% lead on his opponent, Elsa the pug, Gary just got into the second round.
But he has a chance against an opponent with a much slimmer need.
Murphy the Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Lovely old Murphy only just scraped by into round two with 51% of the vote, giving him a strong fighting chance for reaching the final.
While many of us sit sweltering in the heat, Murphy is living for it. He loves to lay in the sunshine until he cooks himself them goes indoors and throws himself on the tiled kitchen floor.
He's a gentle dog and is great company for his owners as he follows them around the house.
However, many seem to get the wrong idea about him.
Sometimes in the past while out walking Murphy, people with their dogs would cross the road to avoid him as the breed gets such bad press.
His owners believe that at the end of the day it’s all down to the owners and think it's sad and unfair that his breed is the most abandoned to homes.
Bardot the rabbit
Bardot was another pet who only just reached the second round with 51% of your vote - she won out against a dog once, can she do it again?
Though this cuddly bunny was brought into the family to help the mental health of her owner, Bardot loves to spend time with the whole family.
She spends lots of time in the house with them, snuggling with the children.
She's even allowed to zoom and binky (jump) around outside within the safety of a huge run. Though sometimes after a good spot of exercise, her favourite place to nap is in her litter box!
Bardot is groomed by her best doggy friend
Her favourite foods are barley rings, parsley and dill and of course she eats loads of yummy Timothy hay.
As mentioned in the first round, if Bardot keeps eating her greens, she could grow to be much larger than her bulldog best friend Gaston.
Aurora the dalmation
Aurora snatched the largest portion of the vote last round - leading with 62%.
She won readers over with her typical dallie charm - being loving and excitable - but also mischievous.
Her owners warned that if it’s quiet in the house you know she’s plotting something or is already in action.
She could be getting herself into all sorts of trouble by raiding bins, counter surfing or the classic slipper thieving.
Aurora playing in the sand
Despite her wild side she knows to listen to her owner, even if that listening is a bit selective.
Aurora can sit, lay down, give paw, leave, stay, and her favourite spin, all with food as a motivator of course.