A sad cat who gained fame when no one arrived at her birthday party has gained a forever family and is now enjoying her best life. Monique captured the nation's hearts after Battersea Dogs and Cats home gave the feline a birthday party that nobody attended.
Monique won over the nation's hearts after Battersea Dogs and Cats home threw a birthday party at the feline to which no one came.
The shelter had arranged for the cat the paw-ty in an attempt to get more publicity for her. Although the original scheme did not succeed, several news sites were dominated by the tragic fact that no one visited, which went viral online.
Monique had been at Battersea for 130 days before her birthday party in February but the charity was inundated with messages asking to foster her after her news became so famous.
The dogs and cats home took to Twitter yesterday, September 11, to update everybody on Monique's story.
The tweets read:
We’re sure many of you remember Monique – the lonely cat who made headlines last year after nobody attended her birthday party in our London cattery. Broken heart Well, we’re delighted to say that after a young gentleman called Adnan saw her plight on the news one evening, he fell in love and immediately applied to rehome her.
They turned out to be a perfect match, and 6 months later she has settled in very well to her new home! Don’t you just love a happy ending?
People responded to the tweets sharing how delighted they were with the adoption of Monique.
One person wrote, ‘Oh my, this might be the happiest story of 2020! Very happy for Monique- finally! Well done Adnan!’, while another person dubbed Adnan a ‘hero’ and wished the pair ‘much love and happiness’.
On March 16, Adnan allegedly adopted the stunning Monique and took her to his home in Lewisham, south London. Starting as very reserved, Monique has found her feet in the pandemic with both her and Adnan offering each other comfort.
As per Metro, Adnan said:
It’s been just Monique and me alone since March, She’s very talkative and greets me every morning and can be very bossy when she wants treats. She follows me around the house, pawing at me for scratches and giving me headbutts for cuddles.
She was initially keen to jump in my lap (which was interesting when I was working) but has now decided that her many napping spots are much more comfortable and will instead summon me for scratches.
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