‘Britain’s fattest cat’ finally finds a home after being returned to shelter 4 times

Mitzi, the eight-year-old cat, for her loss of weight; weight of a hefty 17 pounds.

The fifth time is a charm for this fat cat.

Mitzi, called “Britain’s fattest cat,” has finally found her fur-ever home after getting dumped in a shelter four times.

The portly cat, who is 9 years old, arrived at Woodside Sanctuary in Plymouth, England in 2017 when her owner died, BBC News reported on Sunday.

At the time, she weighed a whopping 17 lbs.

Mitzi, the eight-year-old cat, after the drastic weight loss; in the more healthy weight of 12.7 kg.

The star-crossed cat was adopted four times, but never landed in a permanent home.


“It is very unusual for a cat to be returned this many times, but unfortunately, it is just so unfortunate,” said shelter manager Helen Lecointe. “It is ever so sad for Mitzi. There was an owner death, a change of circumstances, and the one owner was very ill.”

Desperately seeking Mitzi a happy ending, the lost was placed on a strict diet, and earned a new lease on her nine lives after the downsizing of 11 pounds.

One of England’s fattest cats got a new home after being forced onto a diet.

Adoption offers poured in from all over the world, but the now-skinny kitty goes to a family that is already known to her — family members of one of its previous owners who died.


“We had offers from the USA, Sweden and the Middle East, but we are so happy that we have found an owner who already knows her and loves her,” Lecointe said.

The shelter will continue to look after Mitzi, until April, when its newest owners are moving to a new home.

This article originally appeared on the New York Post.

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