I think these egg cups are brilliant. Not ones to hide away in the cupboard, they'd quirk up a kitchen shelf very nicely. Good gifts for home-loving friends with off-beat taste (or just big animal love).
Pug egg cup; Wolf egg cup; Swan egg cup; Owl egg cup
The egg cups are available from Culture Label, a great organisation that puts its profit back into the arts to support new talent. They sell a lovely rabbit egg cup, too, in the same range. And they're just £7.50 a-piece. RBS's Stephen Hester really should start reading this blog.