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When Fraser met Billy

Duration: 03:28

Bringing up a child with autism is a challenge for any parent. Louise Booth felt overwhelmed trying to care for her autistic son as she struggled to understand his behaviour and find the support she needed.

To her surprise it wasn't professional help that turned things around for her family. It was a rescue cat called Billy. Louise has now written a book about the amazing relationship between her son, Fraser, and Billy the cat.

Available since: Tue 11 Feb 2014

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Breakfast 11/02/2014

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 11 Feb 2014

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