Chatting to Mouse recently, I remembered a little project that he and I had worked on an extremely long time ago…

When I first started programming (in OPL, Psion’s Basic equivalent) I decided it would be quite fun to write a little virtual pet for my Series 5–nEzumi (from the Japanese, ねずみ for mouse or rat) was born. While the project was a little too ambitious and never saw the light of day, I did manage to persuade Mouse to look out one of the original animations he did: