A sweet older feline at Battersea’s Brands Hatch centre is looking for a place to call home, after reaching the milestone of 180-days in the care of the leading animal welfare charity.
Pixel, a 12-year-old domestic shorthair, has been at Battersea six times longer than the average stay for one of the charity’s cats (28 days) and is hoping to find that special someone who can give her a home to call her own and focus all their love on her.
After arriving at Battersea’s Kent rescue centre, Pixel was nervous and shy of new people but was soon seeking some and fuss and attention from staff and since being with one of the charity’s dedicated foster carers, she has really started to find her paws.
Naomi Burgoyne, Cattery Team Leader at the centre said: “Once she gets to know you, Pixel will display her sweet and affectionate side and will lean in for gentle cheek strokes and a chin scratch. She may be an older cat, but she still has a keen sense of fun and loves playing with her favourite string toys. She’ll be your best pal if you have a treat ready for her after she’s shown off her catching skills.
“Pixel is an independent lady who likes to do her own thing and after a fuss and a play she enjoys time to herself for peaceful afternoon naps before seeking out her favourite human companions to chill out with in the evening.
“This elegant senior feline is keen to keep up appearances and enjoys a good grooming session and a brush behind the ears. We’ve found this has helped Pixel settle into a new environment and bond with people, so new owners should have their cat grooming brush at the ready!”
Pixel is looking to be the only pet in the home and would like a garden that she can explore in her own time.
Potential new owners who feel they can give Pixel the love that she deserves, should visit the Battersea website to find out more: https://www.battersea.org.uk/
For Battersea’s tips on cat grooming, please visit: www.battersea.org.uk/pet-advice