"Harry now carried a large cage that held a beautiful snowy owl, fast asleep with her head under her wing."
Hedwig was Harry Potter's pet Snowy Owl. She was an 11th birthday gift from Rubeus Hagrid to Harry.
In addition to the usual use owls are put to, delivering mail, Hedwig was also a close companion to Harry. She remained one of his closest friends right up to her death during the Battle of the Seven Potters when she gave her life to protect Harry.
Harry was obviously delighted with his new pet and was very grateful to Hagrid as this was the first birthday present Harry had ever received, as the Dursleys had never celebrated his birthday. He very quickly grew attached to her.
Harry decided on the name Hedwig after seeing it in A History Of Magic. In the days before arriving for his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry avoided the Dursleys by staying in his room. Hedwig stayed with him during this time, his only friend at 4 Privet Drive.
This enchanting character from the world of Harry Potter is brought to life by Steiff as an exquisite soft toy and is made from beautiful soft and cuddly plush fabric.
Margarete Steiff GmbH is the oldest and most famous teddy bear and soft toy manufacturer in the world. Founded in 1880 by Margarete Steiff, the company motto is “Only the best is good enough for our children”. Credited with inventing the first teddy bear in 1902, the company is best known for its “Button in Ear” trademark.
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