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While the rest of the species is descended from apes, redheads are descended from cats.” Mark Twain

In memory of Bob

PUBLISHED ON 16th June 2020

For those who haven’t heard of Bob (where have you been?!) he’s a plucky ginger chap who met busker, James Bowen whilst they were both living on the streets of London.  They formed a truly remarkable partnership that was lovingly recorded in the book, A Street Cat Named Bob – if you’ve not read this genuinely heart-warming story, I’d hugely recommend it.  Bob is a hero amongst kitties, and who sadly passed away today.  

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The perils of working-from-home for cat owners

PUBLISHED ON 21st March 2020

A conspiracy is afoot – or perhaps I should say apaw – to stymie our best efforts to work from home! Up and down the country, cats are forgoing their hugely important nap time in order to distract us and bring the nation to its knees.  

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Things you need to know (from your cat)

PUBLISHED ON 21st March 2020

We cats are magnificent creatures; thoughtful and wise philosophers; loving and adorable bundles of joy; honest yet complex; magical beings … and utterly humble.  People are more than just staff to us (honestly), and the time has come for you to undergo the next stage of your training.  To borrow a human phrase – we need to talk…

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