New Cat Helped Louise to Recover From A Breakup

Yes, we have heard this many times that cats heal and help people. We really can’t stop showing that with examples because it’s true! Getting a new cat in the home helped Louise to recover from a breakup with her partner. She is one of Catman’s fans and shared her story with us.

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Louise and Bob Cat

Louise Smith is our friend who has a daughter and two gorgeous cats – Bob cat and Biggie Smalls. Let’s hear her story:

I’m Louise, a single parent to my 7 year old daughter and my 2 fur babies – Bob cat who is 6 & Biggie smalls aka Biggie/Biggles/Bigs who is 1 and has some Maine coon in him.

recover from a breakup

We got Bob for my daughters first birthday back In 2012 from my sisters cat who had a litter of gorgeous black and white babies. We then got Biggie from a Ad online in 2018 and I just knew as soon as I seen him we needed him!

Bob Cat

Bob Was First Love, but Biggie Came at the Right Time and Helped her Recover from a Breakup

While Bob cat was her first love, Biggie came at the right time for her and her daughter. Biggie helped her recover from a breakup and made everything positive.

Biggie came at the perfect time, I would say it was fate! I had been going through a rough time with my ex partner who wasn’t keen on another cat … I went ahead and got Biggie anyway and a week later we broke up. Biggie gave me and my daughter a positive out of a negative and kept us both occupied and full of smiles and our hearts full of furry love!

recover from a breakup

Bob cat on the other hand was no longer the man of the house and it took him about 6 months to get used to his new house mate and realize he wasn’t leaving anytime soon!

Biggie has a favourite game/obsession and that is pom poms! He will play fetch all day and night! Just shout ‘ pom pom ‘ and he comes running!
Bob is much more laid back and will enjoy a quick game with the feather on a stick until he wants his cat nap, he also has a preference for men. If you tickle his feet he rubs his ear and purrs.

And here are the 10 short questions that Louise answered for us:

1. Do you sometimes talk to your cat?

– I’m not ashamed to say yes, I do. My partner always thinks I’m talking to him when in fact, it’s usually the cats!

2. What type of food do you usually feed your cat/cats with?

– My cats usually eat Tiger brand from Asda along with biscuits and fresh water through the day.

3. Is there a special cat in your life?

– Bob and biggie I can’t choose! Although Bob cat probably knows most of my secrets so I’m glad he can’t speak!

4. What’s your favorite book?

– My favourite book.. it’s hard to choose! I love a lot of authors I love but my most recent favourite would probably be JoJo Moyes – Me before you.

5. Do you have a preference for a specific cat breed or not?

– Nope! I do love Maine coons and Persians though, all that furrrr!

6. Are you against cat declawing?

– 1000% yes! There is absolutely NO reason to declaw your cat. Medical purposes ONLY. That’s so mean and unnecessary.

7. Are people around you (friends, family, partner) friendly towards cats?

– Yes, we’re one big crazy cat family!

recover from a breakup

8. Do other people consider you weird because you are obsessed with cats?

– Yes, my friends say that my cats get more attention than them! Ha!

9. What do you like the most about cats (in three words)?

– Snuggly, purring, furballs!

10. Are you planning on getting another cat in your home soon?

– I have been VERY tempted. But Bob cat would definitely pack his food and feather on a stick and move out if he had to deal with another Biggie boo trying to rule the roost!

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