AN ANIMAL-LOVER from Northfield has published her first book about the healing power of pets after taking inspiration from her time as a volunteer at Cramar Cat Sanctuary.
Lisa Murray-Lang, who owns dog-walking and pet-sitting business ‘From Wags to Whiskers’, released her debut book ‘On a Whisker and a Prayer’, a true and uplifting story about a girl and her love for animals.
Taking inspiration from her own life, including her battle with MS and being made redundant after 13 years as a graphic designer at Cadbury, the story shows how the ‘amazing power of pets’ can help you overcome anything.
The 41-year-old, who lives with her husband, four rescue cats and a hamster, will be donating ten per cent of book sales to Cramar Cat Sanctuary in Hopwood, where she spent ten years as a volunteer.
“I love to look after animals and feel like they are my own, I love them so much.
“Over the years I have had so many stories from volunteering and pet-sitting and have learnt so much from the knowledgeable people at Cramar.
“I was diagnosed with MS ten years ago but I’m convinced doing my job now, especially as it’s physical, has been my saving grace, plus meeting all the amazing pets and their owners is great.
“The sanctuary has been a massive part of my life and donating ten per cent of the book sales to them is my way of giving back.”