When 'Supercat' Shale had a horrific fall, her owner feared the worst. Here's how she fought her way back to health
We have two cats, Shale and Sable. We often call Shale 'Supercat', because when you hold her she likes to stretch out her legs in front of her, as though she were flying. We live on a top floor flat, with an outside roof terrace and a wide wall surrounding it. We installed a cat flap to allow the cats freedom out onto the terrace.
If cats really do have nine lives, it's safe to say that Lex from London has used nearly all of his, after a 70-mile journey in the engine bay of a van.
Curious Lex leapt into the van of a local animal-lover as she set off for Wood Green Animal Shelter near Cambridge.On arrival, the driver discovered Lex, covered in oil. Staff cleaned him up, checked him for injuries and
Heâ€™s self-reliant, spurns affection, comes home late and never tells you where heâ€™s beenâ€¦ remind you of anyone? Give your cat the space he needs and youâ€™ll both be happy. From the PetPeople magazine features archive.
It may be a stereotype, but thereâ€™s no denying that women and cats seem to go together. Is it simply because theyâ€™re inherently feminine and sensual â€“ or is there more to it? Iâ€™ve long been fascinated by the bond between people and pets, and recently conducted a survey about ownersâ€™ relationships with their moggies. A massive 96 per cent of the respondents were women. Which is not to say that men donâ€™t like cats, itâ€™s just that women are more likely to talk about them.
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