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.
The last six months have seen the North Wales child abuse scandal back on the agenda, fatal fires in Prestatyn and Cwmbran, and London 2012.
Our reporter looks back at some of the famous Welsh names we lost this year.
Our North Wales Reporter tells of his experiences standing alongside dozens of families evacuated from their homes in St Asaph last month.