Everyone knew she was a senior, but no one would have guessed she was that old. As soon as the shelter learned that the sweet cat had been around for over two decades, it became even more important to get her adopted as soon as possible, so she could enter a loving home to enjoy the rest of her golden years.
Princess Tigger has a few medical issues that the staff discovered when she first arrived, and knowing her age now, it all makes a little more sense.
“She was thin and drinking lots of water when she came in, and we discovered that she is hyperthyroid — which she is now being treated for,” Kelly Marinel, manager of animal care at the NHSPCA, told The Dodo. “She was stiff in her back legs and is now on a Cosequin [joint] supplement and she has been improving and seems more comfortable. She also had a UTI which has been treated and resolved.”