EastEnders spoilers: Dot Branning makes shock exit - and viewers are FURIOUS
The Albert Square stalwart (played by June Brown) was left reeling after finding out that her cat Dave wasn't a stray, but in fact belonged to Joyce (Maggie Steed) and Ted Murray (Christopher Timothy).
It was the final step for Dot, who decided she needed a break from Walford after a turbulent few months.
Confiding in Robbie Fowler (Dean Gaffney), the matriarch explained: "Well I'm worn out Robbie, what with all that's gone off in the Square.
"Ian losing his son and his business and Lauren heartbroken. There's just me with my fractured femur, Sonia with that man and Rebecca with... read more