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MY ANOREXIC CAT CURED MY ANOREXIA

A young woman who once weighed the same as 12-year-old girl has told how a severely malnourished cat helped save her life and beat her anorexia.At 6ft tall, Ashley Ransley weighed just 7st 10lbs when she rescued a stray kitten that had wandered onto her familys property.Ashley, now 25, had battled with anorexia since the age of 20 and in 2008, following years of failed treatments, had resigned herself to a slow suicide from the tragic eating disorder.However, the chance encounter with the little ginger kitten - which turned out to be a fully grown, but extremely malnourished cat - helped turn her life around.In nursing the animal, which she named Riley, back to health, Ashley found she was also able to heal herself of the mental illness that had haunted her since starting high school

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