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My Cat’s Tale – Cuarta

From a chance encounter at one week old, Cuarta has found her forever home with Tom and his family… along with their two dogs. A cat was never planned for in the house, in fact, a cat was never considered given the two dogs already living with them. Bringing up Cuarta was and is a learning experience.

Tom talks to me about those first nights with Cuarta, where her name comes from, and why she likes the house’s internet router so much.

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My Cat’s Tale – Crits For Cats

Bash may have five cats in their home, but many more cats and kittens pass through this very connected foster home. Thanks to its online communities, the Crits For Cats project can also support cat rescues and shelter cats in the local area.

Ewan listens to Bash to learn more about living with so many foster kittens coming through a home, how the rescue adventure started, and how streaming on Twitch has built up a supportive community of cat lovers.

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My Cat’s Tale – Malcolm The Cat’s Christmas Tale

Caroline told us Malcolm’s tale of his injuries and treatment earlier this year. After he was hit by a car, his community rallied round to help fund his extensive medical treatment. There were many happy fans of Malcolm when he made it back home, and his ever-present companion Baby Dog took care of him.

I caught up with Caroline just before Christmas to find out how Malcolm is getting on, how his life has changed, and the new cat coming round to visit him.

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My Cat’s Tale – Sigrid Rides

Sigrid is a familiar sight on the streets of London, as she explores the capital city in her cat basket on the front of Travis Nelson’s bike. Emigrating with Travis from California, the adventures of this deaf cat are being told in print with her book ‘Sigrid Rides’ set for publication in 2023.

Ewan listens to Travis as he explains how he introduced Sigrid to biking, why he can’t sneak up on her, and the fun of writing a book about their cycling…

…all white a massive cat-sized hamster wheel rumbles along in the background.

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My Cat’s Tale – Oliver James Big Paws

Oliver is a strong-willed Norwegian Forest Cat who loves to roam his neighbourhood. When Annette’s previous cat passed away, Oliver paid a visit. And over the months and years made it clear that he had moved in with Annette and her husband.

Ewan listens to Annette as she talks about Oliver’s mystery walks outside the house, when she knows it is the right time for snuggles, and how he helped comfort Annette during lockdown.

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My Cat’s Tale – Cedric the Cat

Cedric is one chill cat. From a very early age, he just sat back and enjoyed the world… unless he hears the hoover. Chelsea was introduced to him when he was a one-week-old kitten, and there was never any doubt that he would be joining Chelsea and her partner as they all started a new life in a new home.

Ewan talks with Chelsea about moving house (twice) with Cedric and how he has adapted to moving house, matching the new sofa styles to Cedric’s cat tree, and the two other cats in his life who could be his Uncles.

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My Cat’s Tale – Yvie Pawdly

Brought in to her local shelter, Yvie’s kittens were quickly adopted, but it took Sam coming along before Yvie could find her forever home.

Diagnosed with cerebellar hypoplasia, Yvie’s wobble has not stopped her enjoying life at all, with the run of the house, lots of love, and the ability to lip-sync whenever required. She’s also made a huge difference to Sam and her fiancé, filling that classic cat-shaped hole that every family has.

Ewan sits down with Sam to talk about Yvie’s life, how Sam became comfortable around cats, and why Yvie’s name is a perfect fit.

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My Cat’s Tale – Eric And His Escapades

The clue to this adventurous little cat is in his online name… Eric’s Escapades. Paul and Helen met Eric when he was a year old, and a cat-shaped hole in their lives was quickly filled. Eric very much knows what he wants, and more importantly who he wants to help him during the day.

Paul talks to Ewan about Eric’s life, the many places around the house where he loves to sleep, and the very precise routines he demands.

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My Cat’s Tale – Clara and Storm

Clara and Storm are two very social cats. They know many people where they live, who has the nicest spots to catch the sun, and who will feed them. They also have a little GPS collar so David can find out where they have travelled… and they travel far and wide during all hours of the day and night.

Ewan sits down to talk with David about the technology he uses to support Clara and Storm, how excited they are when he comes home, and a curious night with a hedgehog.

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My Cat’s Tale – Pawsley

For a long time, Nathalie’s allergies meant she could not have a pet, but when this calmed down, especially around ragdolls, Pawsley arrived on the scene. He’s a cat that definitely knows what he wants and is not afraid to let people know.

Nathalie talks to Ewan about living with a very chatty cat, how she introduced Wintery to the house, and how much Pawsley prefers working from home rather than walking into the office with her.

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