Former Page Three model and now reality TV star Samantha Fox is being treated for the potentially fatal disease rabies after being savaged by a cat.
The star – most recently on TV last year in I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Max Clifford – was bitten while holidaying on the paradise island of Koh Samui in Thailand with her partner and manager Myra Stratton.
Sam, 44, explained that she’d been feeding the stray cats that gathered around a restaurant they ate at, when one attacked her. She told the Sunday Express: “I love animals, especially cats, but over there they’re treated like rats and are left to fend for themselves. I ended up feeding a lot of them, giving them bits of shellfish after dinner. This one was laying on my feet and I thought we were getting on really well so I went to stroke him, but he bit me so hard, it went down to the bone.”
Sam continued that when she’d told the restaurant owner what had happened, she was told that the tabby and white feline – which she took a picture of – was known locally as a “crazy cat”, meaning it had rabies.
The star explained she was then immediately given anti-rabies jabs at the island’s Lamai Medical Clinic and is still getting injections, despite having flown back to the UK 10 days ago. She added: “The treatment for rabies makes you feel sick and horrible, though, really shaky.”
However, Sam, who lives in north London with Myra and their four cats, insists the experience hasn’t put her off animals. She said: “I’m still potty about animals, cats, dogs, foxes, whatever.”
There are too many pussy and hydrophobia jokes here.
Thirty years ago, I wasted so much of my seed wanking over pics of Samantha Fox, and any UK male my age who tells you that he didn’t is a liar or a gay. So if she is 44 years old now, that means that when I was cracking one off every day in the bathroom with a copy of Mayfair, she must have been …
Sam was one of the early feminists, she only ever showed her tits, no beaver shots.