An RSPCA animal centre within the West Midlands is urgently searching for a foster dwelling, for a cat with pores and skin most cancers to dwell out her remaining days.
Kitkat, who turned 9 earlier this week, has been on the charity’s Hillfield Animal Home in Stretton, Burton upon Trent, for almost 4 months.
She was introduced in by an RSPCA inspector when her earlier proprietor was now not capable of look after her.
The pleasant black and white feline, who loves consideration, is believed to have spent most of her life dwelling exterior and had been uncovered to the solar for lengthy intervals.
As a consequence, cancerous growths had developed on the tops of each her ears, which needed to be handled and eliminated when she got here into RSPCA care.
Sadly, in current weeks, she’s additionally developed a bald patch on her again, which a vet says is more likely to be according to the most cancers having unfold.
The charity says Kitkat’s story highlights the necessity for folks to take further care to guard their pets throughout the present scorching spell, together with utilizing pet-safe solar cream on animals’ ears and different uncovered areas if needed.
Despite her prognosis and ongoing therapy, Kitkat is described as a contented and affectionate cat, whose situation is at the moment not affecting her high quality of life – and workers at Hillfield are decided to do every part they’ll to search out her a loving foster dwelling for the rest of her life.
Administrator Cyan Hulland, mentioned: ‘Despite her treatment and everything she’s been via, Kitkat has obtained a giant persona and loves fuss and a spotlight.
‘She’ll fortunately sit on or subsequent to you whilst you stroke her however will stroll away when she needs to be left alone.
‘We’re making use of sunscreen to her pores and skin each day, notably on this present scorching spell, and we’d urge different pet house owners to take related precautions to keep away from their pets changing into sunburnt.
‘Everyone here is extremely fond of Kitkat; she’s a really particular cat who continues to be having fun with life and we predict receiving palliative care in a foster dwelling, the place she’ll be beloved and adored for nonetheless lengthy she has left, goes to be the best choice for her.
‘We appreciate it’s not a straightforward factor for somebody to do, however we actually hope there’s a particular individual on the market who’s keen to take Kitkat on and supply her with much-needed consolation and safety – out of a cattery setting – in her latter stage of life.’
Staff say that Kitkat could be high-quality in a household setting as she is nice round younger youngsters. She might also have the ability to dwell with a pleasant cats – however not canines.
Any ongoing therapy referring to her present situation may also be totally funded by the animal dwelling.
If you’re focused on providing Kitkat the loving foster dwelling she desperately deserves, please name the centre on 01283 569165 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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