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Paw update

I took the cat to the vet today. He squeezed her paw and mountains of gooey pus came out. We can therefore blame the neighbour’s cat, who is her sworn enemy and twice her size, for clawing or biting her. She’s now on antibiotics, so we have the joy of …

Injured cat

Our cat has injured her front paw. It’s about twice the size of the other one, and she’s hopping around holding it off the ground, and licking it very gingerly (when she’s not sleeping, which she’s understandably doing quite a lot at the moment). We’re hoping it’s just sprained rather …

The cat appears to be settling in. Ostensibly she’s still called Kitkat, but she’s being addressed fairly indiscriminately as ‘cat’, ‘beast’, ‘brute’, ‘pussy’, ‘minitiger’, and ‘kitty’. We think she’s missing her kittens: she will play for a bit and then roll over exposing her tummy, as if she wants milked. …

Arrival of cat

The cat has now arrived. I brought her down from Arbroath in the car – about an hour’s drive. She hated it and mewed all the way. It’s taking her a while to get settled: she loves getting attention and being stroked but she’s very jumpy at sudden movements and …

We’re getting a cat!

This is an appalling photo, but the adult cat in the centre of the photo is the cat we are going to take home in a couple of weeks’ time (photo also shows two of her six kittens). We visited her today at Arbroath Cats Protection League, who have been …