A RESCUE centre has pulled out all the stops to ensure that a demanding Bengal cat has a happy stay until he finds a forever home.

The eight-year-old Bengal called Jasper was handed over to the Blue Cross centre in Thirsk after his owners could no longer look after him.

Bengal cats are extremely active and to keep Jasper happy and occupied, the centre have given him extra space and kitted out an adventure playground for him.

It includes lots of scratching posts, hiding places and equipment for him to climb and explore to help his physical and mental health while the charity seeks a new home for him.

Lucie Wainwright of the centre said: “Jasper is a cat with high needs to keep him happy and healthy so we made sure we could meet them while he was with us in the cattery.

"He is a busy boy and would soon become frustrated if he has nothing to do.

"He’s enjoying his playground and particularly enjoys fishing toys from his paddling pool and playing with feather toys.“

Jasper needs a home with plenty of space and anyone interested in him can visit bluecross.org.uk.

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