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Kittens ‘King of Ruddington’ Wilbur the feline stars in charity calendar


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Kittens ‘King of Ruddington’ Wilbur the feline stars in charity calendar

Image copyright Lesley Harper Image caption The calendar is helping to raise money for a local scout group A cat whose popularity with locals saw him crowned “king” of his village is featuring in his own charity calendar.Ginger feline Wilbur – widely known as the “King of Ruddington” – is known to saunter around the…

Kittens ‘King of Ruddington’ Wilbur the feline stars in charity calendar

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Lesley Harper

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The calendar is assisting to raise money for a local scout group.

A feline whose appeal with residents saw him crowned “king” of his village is including in his own charity calendar.

Ginger feline Wilbur – extensively called the “King of Ruddington” – is understood to roam around the Nottinghamshire town, calling at stores and bars.

Previously this year, locals came together to hold a village-wide celebration to commemorate his 10 th birthday.

The Wilbur calendar is being cost a structure society in the town to raise money for a new scout hut roofing.

Wilbur’s original owner said he ” packed his bags and left home” about 5 years ago when she purchased a set of rescue kittens.

He now hires for meals at numerous locations round the town including the clubs, a flower shop and the structure society.

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Media caption” King of Ruddington” feline “shuns” 10 th birthday celebration

The calendar was organised by personnel at the Nottingham Structure Society after scouts asked companies in the area to assist with their fundraising push.

They are being offered for a suggested contribution of ₤ 4.

Assistant branch manager Lesley Harper stated: “Wilbur is such a popular character and so well-liked in Ruddington we believed the calendar would be a great idea.

” It’s fantastic that he’s helping to raise cash for such a beneficial cause too.”

Ms Harper stated the calendar had proved popular with locals who did not use social media but were eager to see more pictures of Wilbur.

The 1st Ruddington Scouts have been fundraising for a brand-new roof for more than a year as their current roofing is leaking.

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The calendar is being cost a building society in the town.

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