We at The Cats Whiskers welcome you.

Rachel and Bryan Bland - Owners, with little son Austin

Our Dedicated and Professional Staff

Rachael Jones BA

Cattery Manager


Rachael is professional and caring with a meticulous attention to detail. Rachael leads our experienced team of staff and manages the day to day running of the cattery She is dedicated to the cats welfare whilst in our care. Rachael is confident in advising on all aspects of cat care as well as ensuring our high standards are maintained.


Rachael graduated in 2014 in Criminal Law but she knew her heart really lay in an animal based profession and is now working towards a career in animal welfare. Rachael has had cats and birds in the past and now currently owns 2 dogs who she adores.


Rachael enjoys running, walking her dogs, reading and handicrafts. She also volunteers at local animal re homing charities and is regularly fundraising for animals in need. 

Millie De Kauwe

Cattery Assistant


Millie is a friendly, enthusiastic and caring member of our team, she gives 100% to everything she does and her passion for animals is evident throughout her work.


Millie has gained experience in several areas of fashion and has recently been accepted to study Fashion at the University of Birmingham.  Millie has a menagerie of animals which include dogs, cats, fish, rabbits and horses.


Millie enjoys socialising with her friends, walking her two dogs, sewing and spending time with her family.