Dedicated to the rescue, care & rehoming of stray, feral, abandoned, mistreated & unwanted cats & kittens

Twiggy

Twiggy is a Ragdoll female cat found lost and emaciated in a layby on a busy main road. Very weak and only days from death by starvation, the senior puss was driven straight to us by the van driver who found her. Severely dehydrated and with a terrible eye ulcer, she needed immediate medical attention and weeks of TLC at our South Cave isolation unit. Further tests showed that she also had an underlying heart condition, cardiomyopathy, which needs to be controlled with daily medication. After months of care and veterinary treatment, Twiggy has since fully recovered from her ordeal, and now lives happily with her devoted foster carer and large extended feline family.
Watch her rescue story in the videos below:

Twiggy: PART 1

Twiggy: PART 2

We catch up with Twiggy after some months in her new foster home where she is still living happily as a longterm foster cat 🙂

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Twiggy

  • SexFemale
  • Year born2000
  • Colour/breedSeal point Ragdoll
  • Number of sponsors3
  • Reason for fosteringCardiomyopathy & elderly

Homing Centre

Caring for Cats
Homing Centre
York Road
Market Weighton
York, YO43 3EE
(Next to Swanvale Vets)

01430 872612

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