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Mary, real name Gladys Mary Smith. 1893--1979, US actress in silent films, born in Canada
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The four-year-old tabby has been named Miss Pickford and was nursed back to health by an animal shelter, the paper said.
Miss Pickford (right), named after the removal company whose crate she was found in, managed the 2,200-mile journey without food.
Miss Pickford sneaked into the shipping container at a port in Cyprus in May and was locked in.
But we're wrapping it up this week, as we see a final few families upping sticks and enlisting the help of Pickfords, one of the UK's biggest and best-known house-moving firms.
With this in mind, the channel's in-house marketing team contacted Pickfords Moving and Storage to propose using its vehicles as mobile poster sites.
In addition to moving you, firms like Pickfords can also offer storage for your decorative excesses until you are ready to reinstate them in your new home.
US removals giant Sirva has sold its UK and Ireland moving services operations - including Pickfords - to Team for an undisclosed sum.
Pickfords are offering two weeks storage free to customers.
But somehow, Pickfords couldn't find two of the three containers which held the Burts' belongings.
SIRVA's well-recognized brands include Allied, northAmerican, Global, and SIRVA Relocation in North America; Pickfords, Huet, Kungsholms, ADAM, Majortrans, Allied Arthur Pierre, Rettenmayer, and Allied Varekamp in Europe; and Allied Pickfords in the Asia Pacific region.
Struggling company Pickfords, founded in 1646, was snapped up by fellow removal firm Team Relocations after its US owner Sirva Inc ran into money trouble.
The sale followed a cash crisis at Sirva amid reports Pickfords only managed to pay its January wage bill following an emergency cash injection from American parent Sirva Inc.