Patrick Johnson the father of the cattery owner spoke outside the devastated site this afternoon saying "on behalf of my daughter I'd like to say how sorry we are, we all love our animals".
He went on to describe the moment they woke to find the cattery, which was housing around 20 cats, on fire.
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