She's a dear. After her friend actress Jill Haworth passed away, friends were trying to find homes for Bela and Tallulah, two cats Jill left behind. Ms. Bassey came forward and agreed to cover the cat's food and medical bills to the person who adopted them. For a year.
Thanks guys. IMDB confirms it. Now I'm even more confused because I never watch soups, so I have no idea as to why I thought she was familiar.