Meerkat Manor is a show that follows the true life and death events of a family of meerkats called The Whiskers. I started watching this about a month and a half ago, but with two episodes shown everyday five days a week, I've already been through three seasons. Anyway, throughout that time I have become very fond of these diligent animals, even growing a strong liking of some of them. The dominant female of the family, Flower, and her son, Shakespeare, had become my favorites.
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Around the end of season one, Shakespeare died protecting his younger brothers and sisters from a rival, invading gang (meerkat family). This was devastating to me, and it really started to make me realize how much I care about animals, I mean, I was actually devastated. As if that wasn't bad enough, Flower, the strong leader of the group, also died around the end of season three protecting her pups from a Caped Cobra. Continued below