Where every dog's journey through Battersea begins.Follow a day in the life of Senior Vet Nurse at our London clinic.Discover more about our training and behaviour team.Discover the work we do to make sure every animal goes to the right home.Just like your pet, Battersea is always here for you. “There are lots of wonderful animals waiting at rescue shelters for someone to take them home.”And in the meantime, the solo birthday girl is doing just fine.“Although she would love to be in a home of her own, Monique is currently content spending quality time with our staff and volunteers and keeping an eye on everything from her perch until the right home can be found,” said Cummins. All rights reserved. Sophie Ottley, Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Because Monique has FIV she needs a home where she is the only pet because the virus could be transmitted if there were a … The data you’ve provided will be used by Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and Battersea Dogs’ Home Ltd to send you emails about behind the scenes news, updates about our animals, general information about rehoming, volunteering and various ways you can support Battersea, including fundraising, events and campaigning. Meet all the Battersea dogs, find out about rehoming and start your search for your perfect four-legged friend. Rescue Is Our Favourite Breed At the moment, we have fewer cats than usual to rehome and currently have no kittens, so it might take a little longer for us to find you a new pet. “Although she would love to be in a home of her own, Monique is currently content spending quality time with our staff and volunteers and keeping an eye on everything from her perch until the right home can be found,” said Cummins. Add your voice! After she passed her 100th day in the shelter … All rights reserved.Important conversations are happening now.

Register your details with us and we’ll be in touch if we find a suitable match for you. ... Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. A low moment for a shelter cat in the United Kingdom has turned into a blessing in disguise for the long-haired tabby.The staff at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in London decided to Don’t worry ― Monique seems to have had a nice time anyway, despite the lack of guests from outside the shelter.“We were disappointed that Monique’s birthday didn’t attract any potential new owners but our staff and volunteers were of course more than happy to pop in to give the birthday girl a bit of a fuss — she got a LOT of cheek rubs that day,” Battersea spokesperson Nikki Cummins And even better, the sad sight of Monique having a party for one went viral, leading to loads of interest in the sweet and affectionate cat.“Monique is blissfully unaware of her new found fame but the rest of us have been thrilled and overwhelmed by the response to her story,” Cummins told HuffPost in an email.As of Thursday, Monique ― now at 121 days in the shelter ― had still not been placed. You’re free to change your mind at any time. Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Yet another shot of the lovely Monique.

But Cummins noted that the shelter is “optimistic” and has received “lots of enquiries and nice messages.”Battersea suspects a big reason Monique has remained at the shelter for such a long time is that she tested positive for While Monique has gotten international attention, Cummins advised that people located anywhere that would require long-distance travel from Battersea ― which would be stressful for Monique ― look locally for a new furry friend.“We would encourage people outside the UK to consider adopting an animal in need slightly closer to home instead,” she said.

Sign up to receive Battersea emails and be among the first to receive The Scoop, our newsletter with all the latest news from behind-the-scenes at Battersea, including animal updates and more. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.Shelter Cat Still Seeking Home After No One Came To Her Birthday PartyBut staff at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in the U.K. are optimistic about Monique's situation after her sad party for one went viral.Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost's next chapterWe made it easy for you to exercise your right to vote!Part of HuffPost Environment. They give us so much, so make sure you're giving them the best backHow to care for your pets if you're ill or have to self-isolate due to coronavirus.Every purchase you make in our shop supports the dogs and cats in our care.Discover what signs to look for if you cat is stung and/or has an allergic reactionDiscover what signs to look for if your dog is stung and/or has an allergic reactionIntroducing The Scoop! Go behind the scenes at our Battersea London centre and see how our staff care for our dogs before helping them find their new, loving homes.