Happy Kitten Story

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If there is one thing we love here at Jammy Toast, it is an animal story with a happy ending. We love watching Supervet and other animal programmes as long as they have happy endings and we can all have a smile on our faces. Such was the case today when we heard about the story of Phoenix the kitten. Phoenix – dubbed the luckiest cat in Britain – is recovering after being rescued from a garden fire. The kitten had severe burns to her face and body after being spotted trapped under blazing rubble in Sunderland last month.

Famous Station Cat Passes Away

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Here at Jammy Toast we are mostly dog lovers but we have to admit we are partial to the odd cat – especially friendly ones. Bearing this in mind, we were saddened to hear of the passing of Alfie, Rushden Transport Museum’s station car. Alfie passed away just a few days ago after contracting an unidentified mystery virus. The feline mysteriously turned up at volunteer-run Rushden Station about 10 years ago just after the previous station cat passed away, and quickly made himself at home.

Downing Street Catfight

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Larry and Palmerston fighting.

After we featured the news the other week that Larry The Cat was to remain at Downing Street with Theresa May, it now appears a full-blown catfight has broken out between Larry and Palmerston – Boris Johnson’s official moggy. Foreign Office mouser Palmerston ripped the collar off Number 10’s Larry in a scrap so vicious a photographer claimed it could lead to one being killed. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home – which rehomed both strays – is now offering free advice to Westminster officials about how to stop the felines being hurt.

Cat Survives 60C Washing Machine Ride

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Here at Jammy Toast there is nothing we like more than an animal story with a happy ending and so is the case with Bobby’s dice with death. The kitten was accidentally trapped in a washing machine on a 60C cycle but has made a full recovery. Lisa Keefe, of the Meadows in Nottingham, did not realise her Bengal crossbreed Bobby had climbed inside the appliance for a nap. She raced to get him out after hearing “a loud thudding noise” from inside the appliance. A vet at the clinic who treated him said: “In my 15 years as a vet, I’ve never seen a case like this.”

The Cat Guardians Of Singapore

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Here at Jammy Toast we save and look after our bears and make sure that they come to no harm. However, in Singapore, it is a little different – they have their stray cats. Not scrawny and dirty, but glossy and groomed and known affectionately as “community cats”. By day, they are fed and watered by a small army of dedicated volunteer feeders – office workers heading home, hipsters heading out, ageing “aunties and uncles”. But at night, a hard-core of cat-lovers take to the streets.

Bella Puts Postman “At Risk”

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Acouple have been told to restrain their cat or face having their mail deliveries suspended. Matthew Sampson was notified by Royal Mail last week of a “potential hazard” at his home in South Gloucestershire which was “affecting deliveries”. According to Royal Mail, Bella the cat is a “threat” to staff and has been putting “fingers at risk of injury”. However, owner Matthew Sampson, says he is “shocked” by the notice as he has “never seen her get aggressive”.