Su­per cat Misty dies aged 116*

Res­cued from Wem­b­ley Sta­dium

Harefield Gazette - - NEWS -

A CAT who was res­cued af­ter be­ing dumped at Wem­b­ley Sta­dium in the 1980s has died af­ter reach­ing the grand old age of 30.

Misty, whose age was equiv­a­lent to 116 in hu­man years, has been spend­ing her days in the com­pany of owner Mau­reen Mullins, from West Dray­ton, who res­cued her back in 1988.

Misty was two-year­sold at the time (13 in cat years) and miss­ing many teeth when she was saved.

A dev­as­tated Mau­reen said: “It’s been ter­ri­ble with­out her. I’m all right one minute and then the next I’m in tears, it’s aw­ful.

“I re­ally re­ally miss her, she had such a nice per­son­al­ity, ev­ery­one loved her. She was a very affectionate cat, very lov­ing. She wouldn’t hurt a fly.”

Mau­reen, 71, spent around £250 a month on food and med­i­ca­tion for Misty, in­clud­ing tablets for thy­roids, arthri­tis and steroid tablets for her liver and kid­ney, un­til she had to be put to sleep on June 29.

Mau­reen, who of­fers her ser­vices as a cat-sit­ter, cur­rently has two res­cued sis­ter cats called Gizzy and Fred­die.

She said: “I couldn’t live with­out a cat to be truth­ful. I’m ab­so­lutely potty on cats.”

Her man­tel­piece is filled with con­do­lence cards since the loss of Misty, in­clud­ing from her vet.

Mau­reen added:

“I can’t bring my­self to look at Misty’s ashes yet. They’re at my daugh­ter’s house but even­tu­ally I’ll have her buried.”

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