Photo of Heather the cat

Heather

Heather arrived at HULA on Friday 24th August 2012. She was in an appalling physical state and initially very frightened and stressed. She was taken to the vets immediately who diagnosed a severe flea allergy. She was also very underweight, had significant hair loss, thickened skin and numerous old wounds and ulcers on her body. She received a flea treatment and injection of anti inflammatory to ease her misery.

It's going to take a while to get Heather back in top form so she has decided to keep a diary of her time with HULA.

Over the coming weeks she will pose for a few photos which will hopefully show her slowly regaining her glorious fur coat.

Paws crossed x

Some of the initial photos are a little distressing but rest assured Heather is now comfortable and getting better day by day.

Heather says...

I arrived at my new temporary lodgings. It looks quite nice; comfy double bed, radiator hammock, window ledge with good view and scrumptious food. I polished off a whole tin of Applaws chicken (I left the sweetcorn!) and nearly all the Applaws/Meowing Heads (glossy coat variety) scrunchies. I've used my litter tray and I'm now settling down for a wash.

There are quite a few fleas jumping around my neck and face but hopefully these will be killed off by the treatment my wonderfully kind namesake gave me just before I left HULA this evening.

My new human friend Katrina has given me some cheek rubs which I liked :)

Photo of Heather the cat

Photo of Heather the cat

Photo of Heather the cat

Photo of Heather the cat

I've had a little snooze and Katrina has brought me some supper which I've gobbled up. I'm not scratching quite as much as I was earlier which feels better. So much so that I was able to enjoy a gentle stroke which made me purr very loudly.

Photo of Heather the cat

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Monday 27th August 2012

Photo of Heather the cat
I've got a new room!

I was bundled up with my belongings and taken downstairs. I was a bit concerned at first and hid underneath a table but after a few hours and some chicken treats I was tempted to come out and what a surprise.

This one is much nicer. Apparently my foster Mum has a Catservatory - it's a lovely bright room with windows all around so I can see the garden, watch the birds and see the leaves blowing across the lawn. Much more interesting than the previous view.

Photo of Heather the cat


Good news - most of the fleas have dropped off now! I'm still pretty itchy but my sores are no longer bleeding.


Photo of Heather the cat








Katrina gave me a sponge bath which was SO lovely. Really cooling on my sore skin and I showed my appreciation by rubbing against her and purring all the time she was washing me. I hope I get that again :) She also cleaned out my ears which I wasn't sure about at first but soon got the hang of it and realised that felt good too. They are no longer full of nasty gunk.

Photo of Heather the cat




Washing is quite a tricky balancing act on this soft cushion!






Photo of Heather the cat


Watching the world go by from my new room with a view.


Love & purrs,

Heather x
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p.s.

My foster Mum is very rude about me - she says this is my "best view" because I'm not bald on my legs....what a cheek!

Photo of Heather the cat


OK so I forgive her....she gives me nice cuddles and lets me fall asleep on her shoulder.

Photo of Heather the cat
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Tuesday 28th August

Photo of Heather the cat
We had an early start as I was taken back to HULA for the day. The vet was visiting and I needed another thorough check up.

I was given some steroids and antibiotics for the next week or so which will help all the sore and itchy bits. I was also given a special shampoo that I will need to have every day.

Thank you to all the lovely people at HULA who gave me cuddles and attention today.

Back home to my catservatory in the evening.

"....decisions, decisions....which chair looks the most comfy"
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30th August

Photo of Heather the cat
Well I must say I'm enjoying my new room. It got a bit chilly one night but the heating was put on for me. That's toasty and warm and helps dry my fur out when I've had my special sponge bath.

I'm feeling so much better now that I've even had some fun with all the cat toys. This one with a feather is my favourite.

I've discovered there are some other cats living here too. They've come up to the glass door to say hi a few times. I wasn't too friendly and hissed the first time but I'm used to them now. They're all very silly boys. The black and white one decided to try and come closer and walked straight into the glass - their Mum says he's usually quite daft like that. Another one of them looks like an enormous white pom pom - really he's got enough fur for four cats, and here I am with bald patches!!
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Friday 31st August

Photo of Heather the cat


My itchy sore places are feeling so much better now.

I only have a few stubborn pink bits where I've been grooming a bit too much.

Katrina says that my fur already looks and feels softer.
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Sunday 2nd September

Photo of Heather the cat


Rebecca, a friend of Katrina's, came round today.

They were very busy working but I wasn't having any of that. When there's a lap to be sat in I worm my way in for a cuddle.

My purring usually gets their attention - it's my secret weapon and I become irresistible!
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Saturday 8th September

Photo of Heather the cat
I've started growing some new fur!!!!

Yes, it's definitely coming back again. Katrina tells me I'm looking more gorgeous every day.

My little diary was published on the HULA website and mentioned on Facebook and I want to say thank you to all the very kind people out there who sent their good wishes for my recovery.

I also send a special meow, purr and headbutt to the lovely Dee Brooker who gave a very generous donation towards my care.

Photo of Heather the cat
Speaking of which I've finished my antibiotics and only a couple more steroid pills to go. I'm going back to see the vet very soon for a check up so don't know if I will have to take any more. I'm told that I am a very well behaved lady when it comes to pill taking. I hardly struggle at all and only occasionally spit them out!

Foster Mum makes sure I have some yummy chicken as a treat as soon as I've swallowed them :)
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Monday 10th September

Photo of Heather the cat

"Armchair Cat" :)

Foster Mum has been brushing my coat tonight with a very soft baby brush. I can't decide if I liked it or not though - swished my tail a bit so she stopped.

I spotted a really large spider earlier and chased it across the floor. Mum seemed really pleased I sent it away - don't think she's very keen on them like me.

Picture of cartoon spider
[Katrina says "Absolutely right Heather you've earned your keep tonight!!"]

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Monday 17th September

I had two special visitors today. First was my friend Sara who gave me lots of cuddles and let me sleep on her lap and the second was my namesake Heather from HULA. It was lovely to see her again today.

Photo of Heather the cat
I met HULA Heather on my first day when she looked after me and took me to see the vet. I was a very scared and frightened cat that day and I took it out on Heather by biting her hand.....I'm very very sorry. It was nice to be able to snuggle down on your lap today, purr for you and show you how gentle I really am :)

HULA Heather had come to help foster Mum give me a proper "all over" bath. I wasn't very keen on this but I did my very best not to squirm too much and I don't think anyone got scratched!

Photo of Heather the cat




First the special shampoo went on and then I had to wait for 15 minutes before it came off. I wasn't allowed to lick any fur during this time and HULA Heather kept tickling me to stop me licking (she was very strict but only because she knew it would make me poorly to eat the shampoo).

Then came the worse bit.... HULA Heather wrapped me tightly in a towel while foster Mum drenched me in water - yuk!

It didn't take long though before I was dry, soft and fluffy all over.

Thank you Heather for coming to see me today :)


[note from Katrina: Heather is doing really really well. Her fur is growing back very quickly and is now covering all the once bald patches around her neck. She does however still have some very sore places on her cheeks and under her chin where she has scratched with her back legs. These were quite deep wounds and are taking longer to heal. She's taking more steroids and the bath will hopefully also help soothe her skin. She will be going back to see the vets shortly but at the moment things are looking good. She enjoys her food, is bright and very playful - she adores catnip! ]

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Sunday 23rd September

Hello everyone, I've had a really busy week (for a cat!).

Photo of Heather the cat
Tuesday morning I was taken to the vets for a check up. They were pleased with how my fur was growing back but I've had another minor problem so have been given a different type of antibiotic and some medicine for my tummy. Foster Mum told me I was very well behaved especially as I had to wait in my travel cage for nearly an hour before I was seen. There were lots of dogs barking in the waiting room too but I was very brave and when it was my turn to be seen I didn't wriggle or scratch (even when the thermometer went in!)

Katrina went away on Wednesday and Thursday to visit family but I was VERY well looked after by my friends Sara and Brian. Sara kept popping in to give me cuddles and yummy chicken :)

Photo of Heather the cat
On Friday evening Brian and Rebecca and their daughter Zenzi came to see me. SO many laps to choose from!!

Saturday Foster Mum's parents came visiting - does that mean I have foster grandparents? Yeah!

They gave me lots of fuss and told me how beautiful I was looking compared to when they last saw me.

Photo of Heather the cat



Today has been very peaceful and quiet.

Horrible rain and cold but the heating is on so I've spent the day snuggled up on the sofa fast asleep.

Love,

Heather x

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Wednesday 26th September

My big adventure!

Photo of Heather the cat
I went back to HULA for the day so that I could see the vet when he visited. Foster Mum came to pick me up after work which is when the trouble began....

She was carrying me back to the car when she noticed that some of the plastic catches on the bottom of my travel case were pointed outwards. Worried that it wasn't quite right she put a hand underneath the case. When she put me into the front seat of the car however the bottom fell away and out I came!!!

I was a bit startled by the whole thing and decided to make a run for it. I soon found myself underneath the portakabin that holds all the children's goods. I really didn't know what to do with myself, I could hear Katrina calling me but being outside was very strange. It was nice and dry under the portakabin, it was dark too so I felt quite safe and wasn't about to move.

Karina fetched a tasty smelling bowl of prawn flavoured cat food and Kat scrambled on her hands and knees underneath the portakabin. They were soon joined by Sarah, Laura & Gareth. The portakabin was surrounded! I guessed I wasn't going to be allowed to stay there for very long as the HULA team went into action and I was soon safely in a new basket.

Please forgive me everyone for "resisting arrest" :) I am SO sorry you all got stung by nettles. Sorry too to Kat & Gareth for the scratches :(

As soon as I was home in familiar surroundings I gobbled my tea and settled down for a nice long cuddle with Foster Mum. I didn't tell her off for being so careless as I know it was an accident but if she does it again....well hopefully she has learned her lesson to check the case more thoroughly in future.

I'm going to snuggle down to sleep on the sofa now and dream about my big adventure.

Night all x

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Thursday 4th October

Photo of Heather the cat
[Katrina here instead of Heather! So sorry there hasn't been an update for the past week. Having a few IT problems and lost all Heather's recent photos (temporary loss I hope), the one here is from a couple of weeks ago.]

....and now back to Heather

Last week the vet gave me a long lasting steroid injection which has made me very perky. I am naturally quite cheeky and playful and if foster Mum doesn't pay me enough attention I'll sneak up and nip her hand!

I enjoy playing with my fantastic collection of toys (I'm told this house is like a cat version of Toys r Us!). Anything with catnip is especially nice and I'm quite proud of my mice catching prowess (toy ones of course). My absolute favourite however is a small ball - I can bat this up and down the room at a very fast pace. I'm even willing to let others join me for a game of footie! Our friend Sara dropped by for coffee last Saturday and she confessed to foster Mum that she has been teaching me ball skills when she pops in for cuddles while Mum's at work.

My fur coat is beginning to look quite thick now. Apart from a few scabby bits I've only got two small sore raw patches left on my body which Mum insists on bathing regularly. I'm not very keen on the rinsing!

Hopefully Mum will get some more pictures soon so that you can see how well I'm doing.

Love 'n purrs,
Heather x

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Friday 5th October

Photo of Heather the cat
Friday night in front of the tv with my Foster Mum :)

She tells me I have beautiful eyes.

Photo of Heather the cat






And this is my impression of a rolled up hedgehog.

Heather x

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Friday 19th October

Photo of Heather the cat

Sorry!

Dear HULA friends, please forgive me for not keeping up with my diary.

I've not been very well lately and I've been busy giving foster Mum lots of cuddles and purrs 'cos she's upset that I'm poorly.

Just after I wrote to you all last time my fur suddenly started falling out again and in the space of two days I had lots of bald patches. Since then I've been very very itchy and my skin is very sore :(

I have been back to see the vet several times who says that I am VERY allergic to something to have become so poorly so quickly. So now I have a new routine which means that all my bedding is washed daily, I have new pills, a new cream to put on my skin and something to make sure my tummy doesn't become upset.

The last few days I've been quite sleepy and a bit down. But tonight I felt a teeny bit better and have been enjoying cuddles and purrs. The sores on my bald patches are drying up too so please keep your fingers and paws crossed that the new medication is beginning to work.

Heather x

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Saturday 3rd November

Photo of Heather the cat
Hello Friends,

I'm back!

It's been a tough few weeks getting back on my paws again. It's nearly a month since my fur rapidly started to fall out once again. I've been feeling v poorly and not even wanted to play with my toy mice :( But I'm really happy to say that things are looking up at the moment.

Once again I have lovely new white fur growing all around my neck and I'm not itching and scratching like I was before. The problem I have now is that I simply can't stop licking but Foster Mum tells me we have to try and take small steps, just one problem at a time.

Photo of Heather the cat
I met the vet again this morning and he's told me I am very very very allergic and as we always suspected it is most likely to be those nasty fleas....just one bite and I'm in a pickle. I've been on steroids for a long time now so we're going to try out a brand new drug. There's no guarantee it will work but please keep your fingers and paws crossed for me.


It's nice to have my bounce back again, I have tons more energy and will be insisting on a game of "fish on a stick" during Strictly Come Dancing tonight.

Purrs & headbutts to you all,
Heather x

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Sunday 18th November

Photo of Heather the cat
Hello everyone,

All my fur has grown back and I'm still just on one pill a day - much better than all those syringes of gooey stuff I had to have before.

I had some very special visitors today, the lovely Sharon and Stephen who follow my blog came round to visit me. I was on my best behaviour and I think they were pleased to see how friendly I am with new people. Well a girl knows a good thing when she sees it and they had some very nice warm laps to sit on :).

Love,
Heather x

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Sunday 25th November

I'm in trouble.....

I don't think foster mum appreciated my new game this morning.....she came downstairs and as always came in to say good morning but couldn't find me. I was playing a game of "Hunt for Heather!".

Yes this is my new trick and I love it :)

Photo of Heather the cat Photo of Heather the cat
Photo of Heather the cat


I'm full of beans right now and can't get enough of playtime. I have even taught Mum to know when I want to play with the laser beam toy - that's my favourite this week.

Heather x

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Friday 30th November

Girlpower

I think I've mentioned before that there are other felines living here as well as me. I've only seen them through the window until this evening when foster Mum agreed that they could come in and meet me.

As you can see from the photo I was having a snooze in the comfy bed so I wasn't too bothered. The enormous, fluffy one (Charlie) was perched above but I could tell he was one very laid back cat so not too intimidating.

Photo of Heather the cat

The other one, Lennie, was a crazy cat... He decided he wanted to sniff me and then leapt right over my head! Well what was a girl supposed to think? OK so I did put a paw out to let him know I'm not a pushover....


Photo of Heather the cat


Purrs & cheek rubs,
Heather x

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Tuesday 11th December

"Kitteh Kisses"

Photo of Heather the cat


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Thursday 28th December

Photo of Heather the cat

"Merry Christmas everyone"

Hello my HULA friends,

I hope you've all had a lovely Christmas and are enjoying the holidays?

My foster Mum is on holiday from work this week which means I'm getting oodles of cuddles so I'm one very contented cat :)

I got a Cosmic Banana toy for my Xmas present which I LOVE! It's the best catnip toy in the house now and I've shared it with Liam (the grey and white cat that lives here).

Mum is very pleased with me right now because I have grown the best fur coat, I'm no longer over grooming, I'm playful and happy and seem to be thriving on my new drugs.

Photo of Heather the cat

"Nothing beats a nice cosy radiator"

Love,
Heather x

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Friday 18th January

The big furry boy has been to visit me again!

He's really very docile and I'm not bothered by him at all. He's one laid back cat as you can see below. Oh and I also let him play with my Cosmic Catnip Banana.

Photo of Heather the cat

Photo of Heather the cat

I'm catching up with him on fur growth :)
Heather x

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Thursday 21st February

Who's a gorgeous girl?

Photo of Heather the cat
Hello blog friends!

Well I have been nagging foster Mum for weeks now telling her that I simply MUST update my blog. She's been terribly busy though with lots of other HULA bits & pieces and sends her apologies.

I would like to say a special thank you to the HULA friends who have recently purchased items from our Amazon Wish List. I've heard there have been some fantastic packages arriving at HULA - it's like Christmas all over again. The kind staff at HULA didn't forget me though and sent me my very own special package :) There is a fabulous little mouse in there that I especially like to chase around the room.

The pills I have to take have been reduced to every other day and apart from a tiny bit of scratching on my ears (already cleared up) I'm still managing to keep my new fur coat looking gorgeous. Mum was quite surprised to see that I'm getting quite curly too! It's all part of my grand plan to be totally irresistible to stroke!

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Saturday 9th March

HULA's next top model?

Photo of Heather the cat
Well, what an exciting day!

Foster Mum came home on Friday all excited and started cleaning my face (a bit too vigorously for my liking!) - I get a lot of sleepy dust in one of my eyes and my nose occasionally needs a wipe to keep it looking all nice and pink. She told me I had to make myself look extra beautiful ready for a special visitor who was coming on Saturday.

It was Bridget Davey the wonderful photographer who kindly takes all the fantastic photos of the animals at HULA.

So when Bridget arrived this morning I immediately got onto her lap for a cuddle and a purr. I could tell she really likes cats :) It's also very important to get to know one's photographer so that they get to see which is your best profile!

She spent ages playing with me and taking tons of photos. Foster Mum was on hand to throw a few toy mice and she also got out the special cat nip to sprinkle on the floor. Well that was bliss - I nearly went to sleep!

So here is a sneak preview of some of my beautiful photographs.

Photo of Heather the cat

Thank you Bridget, it was so lovely to meet you and make a new friend.


Link to Bridget Davey Photography
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Saturday 30th March

An important day for Heather

Today I went back to see the vet. It's only a short journey from where I live and Mum made sure I had cosy blankets in the travelling case and heated up the car. When we arrived I was really pleased to see a friendly familiar face - Katherine Maling from HULA.

When it was my turn to go in, Peter the vet was very pleased to see that I had grown such a gorgeous fluffy coat.

Everyone is "cautiously optimistic" about me maintaining such good heatlh - yippee!

It's going to be very very important that I keep my strict regime though.
  • My home must be throroughly cleaned and flea treatment used regularly
  • I must continue with my flea drops every two weeks
  • I have to stay on my special diet which is currently Hill's prescription z/d which is a non-allergenic food. I don't mind though as I think it's very tasty
  • I also have to keep up with my special allergy pills which I take every other day
I know this sounds a lot but it's actually not too bad to cope with. I'm very good at taking my pills and I stay very still for foster mum when she puts the flea drops on.

It's very possible that I could have a relapse, especially if it is an allergy to fleas as they can be tricky little insects to keep at bay. However, I'm doing really well at the moment so as long as my regime is strictly maintained I will hopefully keep healthy.

If I do have a set back my vet knows me well so fingers crossed I shouldn't get into such a bad state again.

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Wednesday 3rd April

Diva Heather

I've been nagging foster Mum to publish my photos and finally she's done it! As you can see I'm the most gorgeous fluffy girl and I think the lovey Bridget Davey has captured me perfectly :)

Photo of Heather the cat
Photo of Heather the cat
Photo of Heather the cat
Photo of Heather the cat
Link to Bridget Davey Photography


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Wednesday 10th April

A Very Important Day

Goodness foster Mum has just told me that I'm finally well enough to find my very own family. I'm a bit nervous and excited all at the same time.

My namesake, Heather the re-homing co-ordinator has written a beautiful piece about me and I just know that there is someone out there who can be my next special person who I can give lots of nose rubs to.

Photo of Heather the cat


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Tuesday 11th June

Fame!

I feel like a celebrity and foster Mum tells me I can behave like a Diva today :)

You'll never guess what's happened. The lovely people at Whiskas UK have featured me on the Whiskas Facebook site.

So many followers have posted comments about how pretty I'm looking now too. Thank you SO much everyone, like all my feline companions I'm always happy to receive lots of praise.

Photo of Heather the cat


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Sunday 23rd June

I do like to help foster Mum sometimes and make myself useful.

Lots of lovely supporters donate CDs and DVDs for us to sell in the HULA charity shop and in the bazaar at the HULA centre. Sometimes though space can be a bit limited so a few times a year we sell these items on the internet.

Here I am helping Foster Mum sort through the CDs and getting them ready to sell. I particularly liked the one which was a recording of animal sounds (mainly insects) in the jungle!! Mum was pleased with this one too as it raised over £3!

Photo of Heather the cat


My other favourite job is helping out with the laminating. It's fascinating watching the paper come out the other side! Occasionally it needs a helping paw to check it's working :)

Photo of Heather the cat


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Saturday 19th October

Well it's been a bit of an adventure today! First of all I made a trip to HULA to have my microchip implanted. I am pleased to report that I was on my best behaviour - no wriggling, hissing, scratching or biting. The lovely Sarah Tester gave me my chip and she was so experienced and gentle that I didn't even flinch when the needle went in. Thank you Sarah!

The next bit of exciting news is that I've travelled to a new foster home. Foster Mum's friend Sara made me a comfortable bed in one of her large dog crates and I travelled in style with lots of room. I never made a single meow and slept all the way.

My new foster parents are called Anne and Peter and they have a lovely home. I was a bit nervous at first but Foster Mum Katrina gave me big cuddles. I think she was a bit sad to say goodbye.

[A word from foster Mum - "Heather has gone to live in a wonderful home with two very kind and loving "cat people". It's temporary at the moment however she will really enjoy having their company throughout the day and will have a choice of laps and double the amount of fuss and cuddles.

I have already heard that Heather has explored the house and she has found their nice big bed to sleep away any stresses of the day.

It seems very quiet at home without the gorgeous Heather sitting on my lap and I'm already missing the kitty kisses!]




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Thursday 27th March 2014

Photo of Heather the cat
Hello diary friends,

Well it's been a few months since I last persuaded foster Mum to add anything to my diary. Last time I posted I was off to a new foster home where I had a grand time with Anne and Peter who looked after me very well. Sadly I wasn't quite the right cat for them so after a few weeks I came back to foster Mum and her gang of furry felines.

I have now been allergy free since last Summer (yippeeee) and no longer need any special medication, just the regular flea treatments.

Foster Mum has been a bit poorly for the last month and has been at home. I have made sure I kept her company and especially kept her warm in bed - my favourite sleeping place is right on top of her which sometimes affects her viewing of the iPad and she pretends to get grumpy :0)

During this time she came to a decision that a life without Lady Heather would be very dull. SO I'M STAYING HERE - HURRAY! From Sunday I will officially be Mum's special little girl permanently and sister to Lennie, Liam and Charlie Cheesecake.

Charlie Cheesecake damaged his leg very badly in December and had to stay indoors with me for 10 weeks while he was in a plaster cast and recouperated. During this time we became bestest buddies and I now follow him everywhere.

Here I am with my new brothers - I sometimes have to keep them in order but we have lived together for such a long time now that we get on very well and are happy to spend the day snoozing together (Mum has given up trying to make the bed until the evening!).

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Thank you HULA

Thank you from foster Mum...

Heather and I have been on quite a journey these past 18 months and I am still shocked when I see the early photos. We will never know who she belonged to or what their circumstances were but for whatever reason her skin condition was neglected and veterinary treatment was not provided soon enough which is why it became so severe. Thankfully someone did try to help her which is how she arrived at HULA.

Sadly there are so very many animals needing new and loving homes in this country, often for genuine reasons, but rescue spaces are in very short supply. Many charities have to take extremely tough decisions on which animals they can help. Those with potentially high veterinary costs are often the unlucky ones and are euthanised. It is not right to blame these charities they are simply trying to cope with limited funds, limited spaces and a large section of our society who see animals as disposable commodities.

HULA is no different in that spaces and money are in short supply however the charity is rightly proud of its ethos to treat each animal as an individual and once in its care they will do everything within their power to rehabilitate and rehome that animal. Heather was one lucky little cat to arrive at HULA on the 24th August 2012.

A volunteer, Dee Brooker, sent me the following poem which sums up how I feel about Heather.

From time to time people tell me, "Lighten up, it's just a cat,” or "That's a lot of money for just a cat”.
They don't understand the distance travelled, the time spent or the costs involved for "just a cat”.

Some of my proudest moments have come about with "just a cat.”
Many hours have passed and my only company was "just a cat," but I did not once feel slighted.

Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by "just a cat," and, in those days of
darkness, the gentle touch of "just a cat" gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day.

If you too think it's "just a cat," then you will probably understand phrases like "just a friend," "just a
sunrise," or "just a promise."

"Just a cat" brings into my life the very essence of friendship and pure joy.
"Just a cat" brings out the compassion and patience that makes me a better person.

So for me, and folks like me, it's not "just a cat" but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of
the future the fond memories of the past and the pure joy of the moment.

"Just a cat" brings out what's good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the
worries of the day.

I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a cat" but the thing that gives me
humanity and keeps me from being "just a human."

So the next time you hear the phrase "just a cat", just smile....because they "just don't understand."

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