The Dalbeattie Cat

In the seventies, Pim along with some smaller items and another similar cat was acquired from Blackpool (retired illumination). were put on the island in the lead up to Civic Daze and stored afterwards in one of the old munitions buildings at Edingham.

Over the years everything but Pim was vandalised, and Pim was heavily damaged. In 2016 the Dalbeattie Men's Shed were asked to rescue Pim, he was repaired, re-illuminated and put on the island on the lead up to Civic Daze.

There was a request to make another twin and a competition was held to name the repaired cat to help fund the new make. The new cat was made by the Men's Shed and put on the island as soon as the lake was refilled after clean out. There are plans to run a naming competition for the twin, after the 2017 Civic Daze to go towards the outstanding costs incurred by the Men's Shed.

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Pim and his brother set up on the island of the Colliston Park pond.

Pim and his brother set up on the island of the Colliston Park pond.

The Dalbeattie Cat
The Dalbeattie Cat
The Dalbeattie Cat
The Dalbeattie Cat