A little bit about me

'Scruffy was normally a very playful cat that loved to cause mischief. That was until her owner noticed she had become very withdrawn, and refused her food. After a series of tests Scruffy was diagnosed with diabetes.'

My factfile

My breed: Tortoiseshell and white

My gender: Female

My birth date: 28 August

Where I live: Sunderland

My special place: None in particular – I like to roam

My favourite toy: Toy mouse

My illness: Diabetes

Her body can't make enough insulin to control her blood sugar levels.

My treatment: Daily injections and regular checkups