Felixstowe: Just purr-fect! Treats for the cat trapped in a summerhouse for FIVE weeks

FELIXSTOWE/TRIMLEY ST MARTIN: Staff at a resort pet shop have handed over treats and goodies to a miracle cat which spent five weeks trapped in a summerhouse.

Lorraine Cook, of Craig Close, Trimley St Martin, first realised ten-year-old Tamba went missing on Valentine’s Day. She handed out leaflets in a desperate bid to find the moggy.

But it wasn’t until March 19 that Tamba returned – and Miss Cook believes the only way her pet managed to survive her ordeal was by licking condensation from the windows of the neighbour’s summerhouse.

To help Miss Cook celebrate Tamba’s return, Conkers Pet and Garden Centre, based in Hamilton Road, presented the cat with a number of treats and toys for her to enjoy.

Michael Moran, joint owner of the shop, said: “I’m flabbergasted it could survive so long, it’s amazing.

“They are welcome to the treats. I hope she (Tamba) enjoys them.”

Staff from the shop visited Miss Cook and gave her a hamper filled with cat treats, food, a scratching post and they also gave Miss Cook a �10 voucher.

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Miss Cook added: “I would like to say thank you to everyone who looked for Tamba in the first place and thank you to Conkers for their gifts – we are very grateful. She’s enjoying her treats very much.

“It’s so lovely to come back home now and she’s trotting in the garden. It’s lovely to have her back.”

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