The Coffees’ Story

Just been having a look through older fostering pics and stories. I wanted to check the Coffees because they’re such a good example of the indication of illness/malnutrition in the coat colour of black cats – their coat goes coffee coloured. Here’s Mocha when she first arrived, ill kempt and coffee coloured in August 2007 – and […]

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Tips & Bandit, Rianior & Rowan

I’ve recently been reminded of lil Bandit, the first kitten to die in my care. She contracted the wet form of FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis), a terminal condition (not infectious, despite it’s name) that some cats are genetically predisposed to. I couldn’t believe, but had to accept, there was nothing we could do for her. To […]

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The Kingston Concentration Camp Victims

Otherwise known as The Giants this crowd were rescued from Kinston’s Concentration Camp near Bantry, Co Cork.

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Luka & Xena

Apologies in advance for the length of this story – I’m throwing three people’s input together at midnight and amn’t going to manage to neaten it up.

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Banjo

Banjo, a teeny female calico, wandered into Bantry bikeshop at the age of around 5 weeks in July 2007. All four paws had bad burn damage, two pads peeling off completely, and her hind leg was burnt to the bone. We figured she’d got the injuries from travelling on a car engine. She was terrified […]

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Claudia

by Jennifer Carroll, RAWR I can remember that it was a Wednesday night in mid May 2007 and that I was sitting in bed, reading a book at about 9pm in the evening, when my phone rang. Muriel had just received a call from a lady she knew that lived pretty much in the asshole of […]

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