Over the past few days we've been looking at the big stories making the headlines in 2012. Well before the year comes to an end, we thought we would remind you of just how much we love our pets, by reviewing some of the best animal tales we've featured this year.
Hannah Thomas has been looking at some of her favourites.
There weren't many people who had a better 2012 than cyclist Mark Colbourne. The rider from Tredegar shot to fame when he won Great Britian's first medal of the Paralympic Games. He went on to win two more as well - and now he's been made an MBE. Nick Hartley caught up with him.
Despite the Christmas sales boom it has been a tough year for many companies. Our business correspondent Carole Green has been finding out how Welsh firms, both large and small, got on in 2012.