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Purdy’s New Cat Collar is Puuuuurfect!

Purdy cat

Purdy catKaren bought our best-selling cotton collar for her lovely cat Purdy who is 12 years old and was rescued from the streets when she was 6 months old by The Cats Protection League.

Here’s what Karen says about Purdy. “Since she was rescued she has been living a life of luxury but rewards us all for this with lots of love and bags of character! She is a perfect Tuxedo and wears a glossy black jacket with a pure white shirt, white evening gloves and stockings.

A fancy collar ensures she always looks her best. Purdy likes to be involved in everything that is happening. She likes board games and often takes over by sitting in the centre of the board making sure she doesn’t miss her turn. In the summer months Purdy likes to “nest” and makes a new one every year so she can sleep and keep cool. We are all very glad that she came to live with us.”

We love these photos of Purdy sitting on the middle of the games board and nesting in the garden. She’s also modelling her new cat collar which looks gorgeous on her. We love to see our handmade cat collars looking so pretty on our kitty customers!

We also donate proceeds to cat, dog and animal rescue charities in the UK, The Cats Protection League is one of them. Thank goodness they rescued Purdy and she found a loving and caring home with Karen.  Thank you Karen for your custom and photos of Purdy and we hope to see you both again in the future. x     Our handmade cotton cat collars are available to buy in our shop.

Purdy's new cotton cat collar
Purdy’s new cotton cat collar
Purdy nesting
Purdy nesting amongst the grass
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Millie and Her New Cotton Cat Collar

Nothing gives us more pleasure than hearing that our kitty customers and owners are pleased with our collars. It’s a real delight to get such nice feedback and makes our day! Nicola contacted us and said, “Hi, I am really pleased with this item, cat loves it. Thought I would send a pic of her in it. Thanks again.” Nicola had bought our popular cotton floral cat collar which is 100% cotton and lined with cotton interfacing. Nicola sent cute photos of Millie wearing the collar and also of her antics and Christmas costume! She has such an adorable face and gorgeous ears. Here’s what Nicola says about Millie.

Millie wearing her new collar
Millie wearing her new collar

About Millie:

Other names: Lil Pumpkin, Littl’un, Princess and Mammy’s Baby
Age: 3 1/2 (nearly 4)
Breed: Moggy
Employment: Fuss pot or food connoisseur as she will only eat top brand pate cat food or gourmet food. She also needs a kitty yoghurt every morning or will cry until she gets one.
Favourite treats: Tuna, cheese, Whiskers treats – cheese and chicken flavour

Nicola says, “Millie is 3 1/2 (4 in December) she’s a moggy. She’s still the size of a kitten and won’t get any bigger. She had two sisters and is the youngest. She had a hard start in life and nearly lost her as she was given away far to young (at three weeks old, breeders just wanted money and didn’t really care about her). She learnt to drink out of a glass rather than a bowl. She’s very spoilt and loved. She likes playing fetch with sticks and barking at birds (she thinks she’s a dog) she loves cuddles and kisses and is scared of leaving the garden. She’s shy but when she gets to know you very loyal. She also likes dressing up at Christmas.”

Here are some more photos of lovely Millie, she is a real little character! Thank you to Nicola, we hope to see you and Millie again soon. x

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Spanish Cat Conchita’s Journey

conchita Rescue cat

We received a lovely email from Sarah telling us about her beautiful tortoiseshell cat called Conchita. Sarah has two of our cotton daisy collars for Conchita. Sarah says, “I just wanted to thank you for the two sweet collars (so beautifully wrapped and presented) and to send you a picture of little Conchi wearing the pink one. Also, to tell you the story of how she ended up wearing one …”

Sarah went on to write about Conchita’s amazing story and journey. “For a few years I have been supporting a small group of friends in Seville, Spain, who do an incredible job, with very limited funds, of rescuing, neutering, rehoming and providing veterinary treatment for many of the abandoned and homeless dogs and cats found on the streets of the city where there is a huge problem.

A few weeks ago, a little tortie cat was found, fighting for existence on the streets, with a litter of four kittens.  She was only about a year old, and this was her second litter – all the kittens from both litters had apparently been poisoned, as had she, but she survived. Her main problem, apart from lack of food and a mammary infection, was that she was tame and trusting, so had presumably once been owned by someone who then threw her out.  Generally the girls get the adult feral cats neutered, and if they can’t be rehomed, they return them to their colonies, where they survive quite well, as they’re used to living wild.

It was clear that this little one would not survive for long if she was returned to the streets, and once she’d been neutered and successfully treated for her infection, a huge appeal was circulated to try to find a home for her, with no success.  For some reason, tortoiseshell cats are not popular in Spain, and after many weeks of trying, it became clear that nobody wanted her.  My friend, who had been caring for her at her home, lives in a small flat, where she is already looking after two rescued dogs and two other cats.  She simply didn’t have the space or capacity for any more, and it was looking increasingly likely that the only option was to try to introduce her into an existing colony of feral cats, where her prospects for survival were slim. So, what was I supposed to do?  Four acres of land, a mile from the nearest road?

So, Conchita has now come to live with us, after all the necessary blood tests, rabies jabs, inoculations, microchipping, passport and travel arrangements had been completed – and I flew to Malaga on the 28th July, and brought her home the next day.

And yes, I know there are countless cats in the UK needing adoption, and have helped with that process many times over, as well as taking on a few personally.  This is a one-off, totally impractical act of heart-ruling-head, but I’m happy to be able to offer this one a chance of a nice life.”

Sarah sent us photos of Conchita: before she was rescued with her litter of kittens,  after she arrived in the UK and her cheeky nature started to emerge, and finally wearing her daisy collar which suits her beautifully! Click on the photos to enlarge them.

Thanks to Sarah for sending Conchita’s story and thank goodness Sarah brought her home to give her a loving, forever home. You can donate to the charity that helped Conchita and many more street cats in Spain. Their Facebook page is here and you can donate via PayPal to email address: