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About Millie

Marvellous Millie is just the most sweet and affectionate girl, we think from her colouring and fur she is a Selkirk Rex type of cat. Millie is such a loving girl; she is always up for a fuss and a cuddle, accompanying it all with the cutest purr! Millie found herself in our care when her previous owner's circumstances changed. Millie was first with one of our Cats Protection branches and then made the transfer to the National Cat Adoption centre due to needing medical attention from our on site vet team. Millie is such a loving girl, she is always up for a fuss and a cuddle accompanying it all with the cutest purr! Our mature lady has had a tough time recently Millie had to have extensive ear surgery to remove polyps this is what Emily one of the cat care team told us about what Millie had done ''Millie had ceruminous gland hyperplasia blocking both ears, which is a condition we sometimes see in older cats. It causes infections to get trapped in the ear as air and fluid can’t flow which causes pain and discomfort. We performed a total ear canal ablation and lateral bulla osteotomy, which is an operation to remove the entire ear canal and scrape out infection in the inner ear. It leaves her deaf, but finally pain free.'' This is also why Millie's ears are now all floppy, however despite all this she is as friendly as ever and it certainly does not slow her down as she still enjoys a good play with her toys! Millie will be looking for an adult only home with no other pets, meaning she can be centre of attention! This gorgeous lady has only ever lived as an indoor cat and would be happy to do so in the future as long as there were plenty of toys and activities to keep her entertained, however with a suitable transition she could potentially be introduced to the outside world in a secure garden with her forever humans by her side.

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In celebration of our special relationship, Cats Protection has teamed up with Simon’s Cat! They love our cat sponsorship scheme so much that they have decided to support all of our Cat Sponsorship pens by giving them a Simon's Cat style makeover. Cats Protection is delighted to work with Simon’s Cat and we thank them for their support.

Who is Simon's Cat?

Simon’s Cat is a loveable, charming, yet mischievous cat that lives with his long suffering owner – Simon. Simon’s Cat made his first appearance online, in a film called Cat Man Do in 2008, made by animator and illustrator, Simon Tofield. Since then this well-known feline has appeared in over 100 short films, books, games and comic strips to name a few.

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