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Bagpuss is a beloved fictional character from a British children’s television series called “Bagpuss.” The show originally aired in the United Kingdom in 1974, and it was created by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate. Bagpuss is a magical and endearing soft toy cat who comes to life when no one is looking. The show revolves around Bagpuss and his friends who live in a shop called “Emily’s Shop.”

The premise of the show is that when Emily, the young girl who owns the shop, leaves for the day, Bagpuss and his companions wake up to solve various problems that arise in the shop. Bagpuss himself is a saggy cloth cat with pink and white fur. He is often depicted sitting on a shelf in the shop, and his distinctive appearance and charming personality made him a beloved character among children and adults alike.

Bagpuss had a number of friends in the shop, including Professor Yaffle, a wooden bookend shaped like an owl, and a group of small, mechanical mice led by the mechanical mouse organ. Together, they would work on resolving the issues presented in each episode, often involving the repair and restoration of broken or damaged items.

The show was known for its gentle and nostalgic storytelling, as well as its handcrafted, stop-motion animation style. It has remained a beloved classic in British children’s television and has a dedicated fanbase even decades after its original airing.

Bagpuss himself became an iconic character and is often associated with childhood nostalgia in the United Kingdom. In addition to the television series, various Bagpuss merchandise and soft toys have been produced over the years, allowing fans to own their very own cuddly Bagpuss. These toys have helped keep the character’s legacy alive for new generations of viewers.

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Being established since 1999 in Somersets Cheddar Gorge and County Town of Taunton. The Gorge Bear Co and World of Bears are renowned for being the worlds best and biggest teddy bear shop most people will have ever visited.

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World of Bears has a fabulous range of toys not just bears. I am delighted with the teddy bear I bought for my granddaughter's first Christmas! Something to suit every budget. Great service too.

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Bought this beautiful bear for my newborn Grandson. It was a good quality bear, as you would expect from Steiff and perfect for an infant.

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