World Cup loving cat named after Argentina captain Lionel Messi has a new home thanks to the Daily Echo
World Cup loving cat named after Agrentina capatin Lionel Messi has a new home thanks toe the Daily Echo
HE has found the purr-fect home thanks to some help from the Daily Echo.
As reported, football-mad Lionel the kitten, below, has been glued to the World Cup on the telly ever since being rescued as a stray in Southampton and taken to the Blue Cross Centre in West End.
And now he has found a new home with Phil Cole and family in Titchfield Common, near Fareham.
Phil, 37, said Lionel was already enjoying games of footie with his three-year-old son Nicholas.
He said: “Lionel has been following Nicholas around everywhere; they love each other already. He is a cheeky little chap and we will certainly be sitting down to watch the World Cup final.
“I know Lionel will support Argentina but I’m going for a Germany win.”