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Islay and Skye are growing!

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Islay and Skye are growing!
What a difference almost four weeks makes to the life of kittens....and to us!   Here are our little rescue kittens, Islay and Skye, which are now about 14 weeks old. They have had their vaccinations (and have forgiven me from taking them to the vet!) and they are settling in very well. Like most relaxed kittens, they choose to sleep in the strangest of positions as you can see here, and to play with interesting toys, especially pieces of paper and plastic!  The photo makes th...
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One rescued hedgehog = two rescued kittens......!

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One rescued hedgehog = two rescued kittens......!
In my previous post I told of taking to a rescue centre a baby hedgehog we rescued, but the happy story does not end there. Whilst at Munlochy Animal Aid I mentioned to Iona who runs the sanctury that in August we had had to say goodbye for the last time to Amber, our gorgeous 19 year old cat. Isla asked if we were looking for another cat and I said we would wait for the right cats at the right time.....and she produced these two beautiful female kittens, about 10 weeks old and needing a good...
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A sad farewell to our gorgeous cat, Amber

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A sad farewell to our gorgeous cat, Amber
It was  a very sad day for us today as we had to say our final goodbye to our lovely cat Amber. He had reached the ripe old age of nineteen years, not a bad age for a cat who at just a couple of months old had been abandoned along with his brother, Claret, by his first owner.  We were lucky to have adopted them from The Cats Protection League and really enjoyed having both of them as our pets. Amber was a wonderful puss who did not even chase birds!  We will miss him very, very mu...
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Great news - Amber cat is great after his op!!

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Great news - Amber cat is great after his op!!
We were very worried this week when Amber, our lovely 18 year old cat, had to have an operation on his teeth. The vet warned us that because of his age and other health problems there was a real risk that he may not survive the operation. We are delighted to say that Amber did make it through and he is now eating us out of house and home! Welcome home, Amber boy!!!
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