Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Coronation Street fans vote Schmeichel as favourite pet

Coronation Street Blog readers have voted Schmeichel the dog as their favourite Corrie pet in a landslide victory. 311 of you voted and 192 (61.74%) voted for Chesney Brown's Great Dane, who appeared between 2004 and 2011.

In second place came the Barlows' dog Eccles with 27 votes (8.68%). She's appeared since 2006. Minnie Caldwell's cat Bobby came third with 21 votes (6.75%). There were two Bobbies - one that appeared between 1962 and 1968 and then from 1968 to 1976.

Maria Connor's dog Ozzy came fourth with 11 votes (3.54%). He's appeared since 2007. Mavis Riley's budgie Harriett came fifth with 10 votes (3.22%). She appeared between 1982 and 1990. Jack Duckworth's pigeon Scarlett came sixth with 8 votes (2.57%). She made her last appearance in 2009.

Simon Barlow's rabbit Leanne came seventh with 7 votes (2.25%). She appeared until 2009. Tyrone Dobbs' greyhound Monica came eighth with 6 votes (1.93%). She first appeared in 1999. Her last appearance is unknown.

Rita Sullivan's dog Mr Woo (2002), Craig Tinker's rat Darryl (2012- ) and Maxine Peacock's cat Bella all came ninth with 4 votes (1.29%). David Platt's rabbit Barney, Percy Sugden's budgie Randy (1983-1988, 1988-1997), Jed Stone's cat Sunny Jim (2008-2009) and Frisky the cat who appeared on the Corrie titles from 1990 until 2002 all received 3 votes (0.96%).

Jesse Chadwick's parrot John, Hilda Ogden's cat Rommel, Betty Williams' cat Marmaduke, the Duckworths' dog Boomer and Sean Tully's dog Shandy all received 1 vote (0.32%).

Happy with the results?

And if you haven't yet, you can vote for your favourite pillar of the community here. Voting closes at midnight on Monday, 2nd September.

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