Meet Our Crohn’s and Colitis Cats (Children’s story)

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Our new story Meet our Crohn's and Colitis cats is for children affected by Crohn's or Colitis, whether they have the condition themselves or know someone who does.

Riley and Owen live with Crohn's and Colitis. They like to think of their Crohn's and Colitis as cats that they have to take care of - sometimes the cats are big and bother them, sometimes the cats are small and leave them alone. They find that while it takes guts to live with a Crohn’s or Colitis cat, they can still achieve their dreams.

Download the storybook here

Click on our Crohn's cats or Colitis cats to watch their full stories. 


We've also created some colouring pages of our Crohn's and Colitis cats, which you can download and print here.

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We're sorry but we're not able to post printed copies of Meet our Crohn's and Colitis Cats at the moment. Instead, please watch the animation above or download a copy here

We are grateful for the donations from generous supporters that allow us to continue our work. If you'd like to make a donation for your copy, you can do so here. If you're on Goodreads, feel free to leave a book review!

Healthcare professionals can order the printed book, in bulk and for free, from our bulk ordering system.

Meet our Crohn’s and Colitis cats was created together with people affected by Crohn’s or Colitis – including children, their families and the healthcare professionals treating them. The illustrations and story concepts come from the amazing mind of Thomas Wolfe an illustrator, author and father living with Crohn’s Disease.

This story was supported by grant funding, including the National Lottery Awards for All. Funders had no input into the content or design.