When my gorgeous pets Morticha and Corey crossed over the Rainbow Bridge in 2012, just three months apart; I was devastated.  I could never have pictured not having them in my life!   I could also never have imagined the effect this loss had on many of my family and friends.

In memory of my fur-babies I started this blog.














What type of person am I?  Well…..anyone who knows me would without doubt agree I:

  • Believe pets are family, to be loved just as much as human member of the family
  • Give Christmas presents to my pets (and families pets)
  • Will always try and help someone in need of re-homing their pet 🙁
  • Take my pets on holidays, bike rides, picnics, play dates & cafes
  • Provide my own fur-babies the best in nutrition, health care, positive reinforcement, exercise & of course social time
  • Never ever pass an animal in need – even if it is a chicken on the motorway or turtle on the road.  Yes it has happened!
  • Do not support puppy mills, backyard breeders or pet shops that sell puppies or kittens
  • Applaud & support pet shops that only sell rescue pets
  • Support animal welfare groups & shelters
  • Support responsible purebred breeders who ONLY breed for health & temperament and NOT for profit
  • Believe pounds and shelters should be held more accountable for the high euthanasia rates of healthy animals in their care
  • Believe all animals – regardless of  “what they are bred for” – deserve to be treated with compassion and dignity
  • Am convinced if we all do our little bit, to choose more wisely – animals will live better lives in doing so
Morty & Kimba 1st meeting

Kimba & Morticha

Baby Corey

Baby Corey






I simply adore animals…
I have always had a various array of pets since a very young child. I cannot even think of a time in my life where I did not have a fur or feathered best friend and I could never imagine my life without a pet of some sort in it.  I have spent my life (and will continue to do so) surrounding myself with my own pets (and yours if you let me! LOL) and supporting all things animal welfare.

Young Nicole with Cat

I Have Always Loved Animals

Pressplay Pets has since evolved to include articles on health & care, news, reviews & personal accounts of unconditional love & at times heartfelt pain of being a pet parent!

Nicole & Corey kisses

Giving My Gorgeous Corey A Cuddle

This blog is for like minded pet people who share my unparalleled love and welfare of all animals.  Our very much appreciated followers are an ever growing community of modern age pet parents who agree; we adore our fur and feathered babies so much we bring them into our homes and embrace them with unconditional love!



Quite simply my pets are my life and everything pets is my passion.  If this is you too, I hope you will continue to follow us!  Nikki – Pressplay Pets!

Corey & Nikki3

For The Love Of A Papillon

“When I look into the eyes of an animal, I do not see an animal.
I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” ~ Anthony Douglas Williams

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