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Lonely old woman adopted by thirty-six cats

Reports are emerging of a remarkable story of cross-species altruism involving the adoption of a lonely old woman by a group of thirty-six cats.

Homeless, penniless Abigail Pike, 74, was facing a bleak future until the kind-hearted felines took pity on her and decided to take her under their collective paws. After renovating a long-abandoned bungalow the marvellous moggies set about catering to Abigail’s every whim, refurbishing her wardrobe, teaching her computer skills and enrolling her in the Open University. ‘They spoil me rotten’, says a delighted Abigail.

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Posted: Jun 1st, 2013
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Newsnight to stick with cat stories until further notice

The BBC has announced that for the rest of the year at least, flagship current affairs program Newsnight will solely run stories on politicians’ cats. The feline marathon will kick off with an examination of the mousing ability of Downing Street moggies Larry and Freya, who are both neutered and thus incapable of any sexual indiscretion.

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Posted: Nov 12th, 2012
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Vet offers courtesy cat scheme for sick pets

one careful owner, low meowlage‘All I had to do was return it in good condition and filled with the same amount of food as when I got it, which they estimated at half a stomach.’

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Posted: Aug 4th, 2011
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Silvio Berlusconi to be neutered

no more new tricksItaly’s Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is to be taken to a vet to have his testes removed, the Italian government has confirmed.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2011
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Bird Flu-resistant chickens ‘actually cats’

Researchers who have developed a new genetically modified strain of chickens that are able to resist bird flu have denied claims they are actually cats.

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Posted: Jan 14th, 2011
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