MEET Sooty, a four-year-old black male in the care of Worcester and District Cats Protection.

He is described as a lovely, gentle natured boy, who loves a fuss and likes to sit on your lap.

Sooty has had some urinary problems which are now resolved, but needs to stay on a special diet.

He is looking for a quiet home with no children or other pets.

If you would like to offer Sooty a fresh start, please call the branch on 01905 425704.