Longest resident at Glasgow cat centre finds forever home after almost 200 days

Izzy was in the care of Glasgow's Cats Protection for nearly 200 days
-Credit: (Image: Cats Protection)

The longest ever resident at Cats Protection's Glasgow centre has packed her bags!

After almost 200 days in their care, Izzy has found her forever home. The Cats Protection Scotland Cat Centre, formerly the Glasgow Adoption Centre, are delighted to have rehomed the little one who came into their care in a "sorry state".

Izzy required specialist treatment during her stay but is now starting her new life in full health thanks to the dedicated staff and volunteers at the centre.

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Helyn Nichol, Deputy Centre Manager, said: “When Izzy came into our care in November she was in a sorry state.

Little Izzy has packed her bags!
Little Izzy has packed her bags! -Credit:Cats Protection

“It was heartbreaking to see that she had been plucking out her own hair due to the stress of living with other cats.

“She also had ringworm so needed to be cared for in our isolation unit, and we fed her a special hypoallergenic diet which made a massive improvement to her skin."

With the team's incredible efforts, Izzy is back to full health and settling in with her new family, who say she has been very sociable.

Helyn continued: “Thanks to our dedicated teams, her coat and skin are now in amazing condition and she is no longer suffering.

“We’re delighted to report that after almost 200 days, she has now packed her bags and is settling very well into her forever home. Her new owners said she has been really sociable and very vocal!

"Giving cats like Izzy the love, attention, and care they desperately need brings us so much joy, but realistically this can be a costly process. We provide all our cats with food, bedding, litter trays, and enrichment, and this is before any veterinary costs.

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“If you’re looking to add a feline friend to your family, please consider adopting one of the wonderful cats at our centre. We have many cats waiting for their forever homes, each with their own unique stories and personalities.

“In addition to adopting, there are many ways you can support our work. This weekend sees the return of the Big Help Out, and whether it's through volunteering, donations, or raising awareness of our work, every bit of help makes a difference to the cats in our care.

“Please consider supporting our centre so we can help more cats like Izzy, this Big Help Out and beyond.”

For more information on how to adopt or support the Cats Protection Scotland Cat Centre, visit here.

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