TOOTSIE Tootsie is a 19-year-old tortoiseshell cat
who lives with the Johnston family in Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
A blind tortoiseshell cat
was rescued by the Mersey tunnel police and brought into our care.
The areas that still retain transparency are covered in Lego, pencils, wires from long-forgotten electrical items, some marbles, loose change (including an alarming selection of defunct currencies), sweet wrappers, paper, more paper, paperbacks, a small tortoiseshell cat
, an inexplicably large pile of envelopes that never seems to shrink, several mugs that once contained tea, more paper and an Investec pen.
Steven Browitt and Andrew Maloney used a blunt axe to behead Greta, a blind 19-year-old tortoiseshell cat
, during a break-in in Wigan, Greater Manchester, last August.
The tortoiseshell cat
- barely a week old - was recovered by Smethwick firemen as they sifted through waste cardboard which had been set alight in the yard of a clothing factory in Bridge Street North.
Misty Blue is an affectionate tortoiseshell cat
handed in at TAG Pet Rescue in Kent on Christmas Eve for reasons unknown.
A talkative tortoiseshell cat
is nothing new, but 2-year-old Gabby appears to be in a league all her own.
Just weeks earlier, her tortoiseshell cat
Libby had left her home in Venables Road, never to be seen again.
Frank Collins, who was a 12-year-old in 1941, clearly recalls seeing his tortoiseshell cat
, Fred, as well as his neighbour's cat, Snowy, walking with a dozen other cats in a column as they went northwards up Bootle's Stuart Road, passing the Breeze Hill Reservoir.
SMUDGE Smudge is a nine-year-old tortoiseshell cat
who lives with Neil and Valerie Feenan and family in Newtongrange, Midlothian.
Dora is a typical independent tortoiseshell cat
and enjoys cuddles on her own terms.
The 12-year-old tortoiseshell cat
was found starving, weak and emaciated when police and an RSPCA inspector forced their way into the house in Flint.