When she’s not chasing errant donkeys in her best chiffon gown or leaving the teapot in the fridge, Doreen has her hands full looking after her family of Siamese cats.
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You would have thought that having two curious Siamese cats and a tortoise with wanderlust was enough. Not so for Doreen and her husband Charles, who decide to take on a baby donkey to keep the nettles under control in the orchard. When Annabel clip-clops into their lives they realise that, from the ear-splitting nocturnal howling to the numerous…
In this instalment of cats and calamities, new feline characters arrive to terrorise the tranquil West Country village of Rowberrow. First comes the timid lilac-point kitten Shantung. After the untimely death of the beloved Saska, a new male influence appears in the bold-as-brass Saphra, who was raised by a parrot and has a penchant for hidden treasure. The terrible twosome are all set to make the cottage a hotbed for mischief once again.
With cameo appearances from much-loved personalities, including Father Adams, Fred Ferry and the nosey Mrs Binney, there’s never a dull moment, and love is in the air for one of the villagers… but who?