Success stories

  • Daisy

    Hi I thought I’d send you a quick update a week on from collecting Daisy. I can’t believe it’s only been a week! She has settled in really well and so quickly too! She is a little bundle of trouble , into everything but a very welcome addition. Thanks for looking after her. Best wishes

  • Tilly

    Just wanted to update you on Tilly who came to live with us about 6 weeks ago. She is completely adorable. A house cat who was very quiet and nervous when she came to us she is growing in confidence with every day that passes. She happily jumps up for a cuddle and is now […]

  • Tiffany now Pudding

    Dear Heatons, Pudding ( was Tiffany) has been with us for a few weeks now and seems very happy with her new home! Her favourite things are lazing on her back while her belly gets rubbed, playing with her toys (and paper) and waking me up early in the morning with excessive head-bumping. She settled […]

  • Hazel now Rosie

      Hi all at Heatons Just a quick email to let you know that ‘Hazel’ now Rosie, has settled in super quickly and is happy in her new home. She is full of mischief and plays with the boys all day, then cuddles up with one of them through the night. Feels like we’ve had […]

  • Teddy

    I just wanted to say a massive thank you for Teddy. He’s the most affectionate and snuggly kitten I’ve ever met which is a huge credit to you. He’s getting on very well and I think even his big sister is starting to like him….

  • Fox

      Fox is beautiful & settling in really well. She’s eating , drinking & using her litter tray & scratch posts. She’s obviously been a very well trained &  looked after cat. She’s very gentle and loves a tickle & rub around her neck and she’s purring a lot so hope she’s happy. She’s just […]

  • Oscar and Olivia now Timmy and luna

    Dear Heatons Cats, It is a month today since we adopted Timmy (Oscar) and Luna (Olivia), and we are delighted with them. They are thriving and have completely taken over our lives. We are so pleased that we have them. You will see how relaxed they are from the photo! Many thanks for giving them […]

  • Betsy

    Dear Heatons, Betsy has now settled in and is no longer scared of the conservatory! She spends most of her day meowing at us for fuss pushing all her toys under the couch. Thank you so much for introducing this little bundle of affection and energy into our lives!!  

  • Nesta *was Tosca*

    Hello all, It’s six weeks since we adopted Nesta and he took his first trip out into the garden today, so it felt like a good time to send you an update and a few photos. Nesta settled very quickly, and was only anxious for a few hours. He does things gradually and it took […]

  • Montague *was Welsby*

    Hello to all at the Heatons, I would like to let you know that Monty has settled in famously. He has his favourite comfy spots dotted around the house, chatters to the wildlife through the window and is a proper food monster. He has been chipped (which is his door key to the cat flap) and will be let loose on […]

  • Lucy

    Hello, Just wanted to send over an update about Lucy, whom we adopted last Thursday. She is settling in well, sleeping and eating lots, and an absolute furry bundle of affectionate joy. We’re so pleased to share a home with her! Please find attached a few photos of her. Thank you again to your staff […]

  • Tiffy was Fifi

    Hi everybody at The Heatons, I wanted to write and let you know how well Fifi (now Tiffy) has settled in since we adopted her in late October/early November last year (2016). We were a bit worried about how she’d cope without her sister Miffy, who we unfortunately weren’t able to take, but it doesn’t […]

  • Hero

    Here is hero, the last of the litter to go from Mayo’s kittens. He settled in after about 2 days and is absolutely adorable.  He is fun, playful and very affectionate.  He loves being held like a baby and follows me around the house!  He is just perfect for our family.  Our girls dote on […]

  • Leo was Larry

    Hi I thought I would just give you a quick update on Larry, who we adopted from you about 10 days ago.  We have renamed him Leo as my husband is called Laurence and we thought that may cause confusion! After a week of growling and hissing at him, our older cat Monty has finally […]

  • Victoria

    Hi Julie,   I hope this finds you well!   Victoria has been settling in really well so we wanted to share a few pictures with you. She is super affectionate and likes nothing more than getting strokes on her tummy or her chin – or ideally both at the same time.   She has […]

  • Alfie was Albert

    Hi Just wanted to let you know that Alfie has settled in very well – has even had a little venture outside! He seems very happy.

  • Bubbles & Cheeky

    Hi Heatons Just to let you know that Bubbles and Cheeky are now fully settled in their new home (amazing how fast six months have gone !) and it feels like they have always been here, Thanks so much for looking after them until we came along. Best wishes Peter and Anne  

  • Moses

    Hello, Just to let you know Moses has settled into his new home (Re-homed on Saturday 3rd Sept 2016). He’s very playful and affectionate and can sleep in some very odd positions. He can also be very vocal when its feeding time. So glad we came to Heaton Cats and found him. You all do […]

  • Leonard *was Findley*

    Findley (now Leonard), joined our household in January 2015 and we haven’t looked back! He settled in very quickly and is always very happy. Weather it’s sunbathing in the yard or curled up with us on the sofa, he is very content. He is a great companion to have in the house and adopting him […]

  • Cromwell *was Hayley*

    Hello I’ve been meaning to send you an update since Cromwell (was Hayley) came to live with me in January this year. She made herself at home right away and settled in well – she completely rules the roost and I couldn’t be happier (even when she’s jumping on my head to wake me up […]

  • Aurora *now Silky*

    Hello ladies, Just wanted to send you a couple of pictures of our lovely cat Silky, previously Aurora. She has settled in so well in such a short time and looks very pleased to be part of our family. She is so soft and good natured and we hope she is as happy with us […]

  • Misty (was Boodles) & Willow (was Waffles)

    Just to let you know how well this pair have settled into their new home. They are lovely cats with very different personalities. Misty (was Boodles) is a very lively cat, mischievous and extremely playful! Willow (was Waffles) is more laid back and timid, but always up for a cuddle. They have just been allowed […]

  • Borin

    Hello lovely cat ladies Just a quick note and pic to let you know, one week on, Borin is well and settling in (husband’s been relegated to sofa). He’s so well behaved and we are learning that once he allows us to get near him, after a stroke or two, his purrs start and away […]

  • Winston and Dev

      Hi Some pics of our cats that we got from you. There ace. One was called elvis

  • Panda and Pixie-were Rita and Ora

      Hi Wanted to let you know that Rita and ora ( now renamed panda and pixie!) are settling in so well! We love our new little friends so much; they are eating well and becoming less shy each day. Hope you like the pictures/video, mainly of pixie (ora) as panda is usually curled up […]

  • Bullet *Was Lottie*

    Hello everyone, We picked up Lottie (now Bullet) on Saturday.  She has been such a good girl, within 2 hours she had eaten, played and used her litter tray.  She has been exploring the house and loves to sit looking out of the windows. In the morning she seems to like to jump on our […]

  • Gizmo (was Rolo)

      Hi just wanted you to let you know how well Gizmo has settled in since he came to live with us in March. He’s a lovely cat who enjoys being out and about but also loves cuddling up on the sofa.  We feel lucky to have found him, Jane and Stuart.

  • Salem

        Just wanted to let you know that Salem has settled really well with us (after hiding from us for the first 2 days!) She is a lovely cat and we are all delighted with her. Many thanks! The Adkins family  

  • Yana

      Hi all, We rehomed Yana on 22 August and she is really settling well now. Yana and I thought you would like to see  some photos of her in her new home. Kind regards Catherine Nixon

  • Mollie was Bubbles

    Hi, Here is a recent photo of Mollie (formerly Bubbles) who I adopted from you on 04/01/14. She is a very loving cat  with a big personality and has become well known around the neighbourhood because of her curly tail. She sleeps cuddled up next to me on my bed and looks very grumpy when […]

  • Coco

    In my new home I even get  close to the water’s edge, getting ready to go sailing as the ship’s cat!

  • Sandy and Lacey

    We’re all having a great time!!! Thanks so much!

  • Jasper

      Hi, Just wanted to drop you a line to let you know how Jasper is getting along. It’s been about 3 years sinse we got this big bundle of fur from you. I remember the day we came to get a cat from yourselves we were looking for a kitten in all honesty but […]

  • Gideon

    I can’t lie he has been a challenge … But 2 mths in we are getting there (see photos) … As naughty and daft as he is .. He’s a baby and has his forever home … Thank you x. Jane Crowther

  • Tucker

    Hi, Just wanted to let you know how Tucker was doing since we adopted him in January. As soon as we brought him home he settled straight in and was part of the family. He loves playing games, running around the house after his toys and snuggling up for cuddles. We have realised he prefers […]

  • Samson and Delilah *were Tanya and Tito*

    Hi,   This is Sam Yates from Bruce Lodge, Just letting you know we will drop the basket off to you soon, Here are some pictures of Samson & Delilah (Tanya & Tito) They have settled in great and the staff & residents love them very much.   Thanks Sam    

  • Holly and Woody *were Kitty and Nibbles*

    Hello Just thought we’d drop you a line to let you know how Holly and Woody (previously Kitty and Nibbles) are getting on since we rehomed them in October 2014. Woody (Nibbles) settled straight in and was very happy with the near-constant supply of belly rubs. He’s gradually exploring further and further afield but is […]

  • Archie *was Mojo*

    we are writing to inform you about Archie recently mojo,he is a brilliant cat and has let us stroke him he is still coming thow and will not let us pick him up yet but he is doing very well and is like a totally different cat from when we got him. thank you so […]

  • Cherry

    Hi, I thought you might like an up date on Cherry (we kept her name) whom we adopted from you on 28th Nov last year.She has settled really well and gets on with our other cat Bailey, they like chasing each other around the house! Cherry was quite shy when we first brought her home […]

  • Cinders

    This is cinders  who we rehomed a while back in December 2014. Shes going very well with the other cat who is by now very old. She is a lovely purry cat who snuggles up to us when she wants to sleep. She has her own game called tag. We run around with string, she […]

  • Flynn

      Hello Thank you so much for helping us find the perfect cat for our family. Flynn has been with us for three weeks now, and he’s settled in really quickly.  He’s such a gentle and affectionate creature.  He loves cuddling and having his tummy and chin scratched and he’s always finding inventive new places […]

  • Cleo *Was Martha*

    Just a message to let you know how Cleo (was Martha) is getting on in her new home. She settled in brilliantly and was purring loudly within minutes of arriving! She sleeps on the end of our bed on a jumper which she has adopted as her very own (and now refuses to give back). Within […]

  • Alfred and Bertie *were Alfred and Zachery*

    Hi – while I put my house in order have finally got round to sending you this update!   Our family (including 10 year old twins) adopted 2 1/2 year olds Alfred and Zachary in June 2014.  We renamed Zachary ‘Bertie’ as that just seemed more his name. We had initially only wanted to get […]

  • Heaton **Previously Tizer**

      Hello I thought I’d send a progress report on our lovely little monster! His name was Tizer but we’ve since called him Heaton after yourselves. We’ve had him about 7 months now and he’s still a lively, fiesty little monster who still fights and boxes but also has his lovely peaceful moments when he’s […]

  • Pandah **Previously Collette**

    Hi!   After seeing the success stories and thought I’d give you a very overdue (about 5 years?) update on how Collette (now Pandah) is doing. She is so relaxed and playful, a lot less shy than she was when we first got her! She rules the house and is truly spoilt. A very cheeky and […]

  • Pumpkin **Previously Lola**

      Hi, Jan here (Debbie’s mum) just thought I’d let you know how Lola (now Pumpkin) is doing. She’s grown hugely – even outstripping Pebbles ( in 2nd pic) We also took in a 7 week old kitten that had been abandoned, Percy – they are great pals

  • Johan

    Hello,   We just wanted to let you know that Johan has settled in to his new home very well. We kept his name, it definitely suits him. He’s a crazy little cat:very playful and affectionate and occasionally a bit naughty- but very cute with it. We can’t remember life without him now. He’s now […]

  • Zorro

    Hi I wanted to send you an update on Zorro who we adopted at the end of July 2014.   Unfortunately as we drove him home from the sanctuary a storm started which scared him and he spent the first few hours up the chimney !    It took him a while to get used to us but now he is really happy and settled […]

  • Sophie **Previously Talluaha**

    Hi Julie   We just wanted to let you know that Sophie (was Tallauha) has settled in really well and gets on great with out other two cats. She is full of energy and just loves to play with her favourite toy, da bird. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to adopt her. Kind […]

  • Bailey and Tillie

    Hello,   I’m attaching a couple of pictures of Bailey and Tillie..( originally Tipples with you guys, but we’ve given her back her original name). We adopted them in August, with Tillie being the shy one. We just wanted you all to know how well they’ve both settled in. They’re both lovely characters and have […]