Thu, 4 Oct, 2018
Another royal is heading Down Under this month
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan aren’t the only royals getting ready to step foot onto Australian soil, as it has just been announced that Princess Diana's niece Lady Kitty Spencer will also be paying a visit – at the same time as the Duke and Duchess.
But despite sharing a close bond with each other, as Lady Kitty was spotted attending cousin Harry's wedding to Meghan in May, the three will not cross paths as they are visiting Down Under for very different reasons.
Harry and Meghan’s itinerary involves Sydney and Melbourne for the Invictus Games, while Lady Kitty is visiting Perth for Channel 7’s annual Telethon.
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There’s a new kitty in town! Fat Cat is the adorable mascot for @telethon7, the television fundraiser helping sick children across the globe. In October, I’ll be joining him in Perth, Western Australia for this extraordinary 26-hour live television charity event. Thank you to Stage and Screen Australia for flying me to Perth to help change the lives of children ❤️ #telethon7
Taking to her Instagram to share the news, Lady Kitty shared a photo of herself with a toy cat along with the caption: “There’s a new kitty in town! Fat Cat is the adorable mascot for @telethon7, the television fundraiser helping sick children across the globe. In October, I’ll be joining him in Perth, Western Australia for this extraordinary 26-hour live television charity event.”
Lady Kitty will be in Perth from October 20-21 for the fundraising weekend.
Taking inspiration from her great aunt Princess Diana, Lady Kitty is passionate about helping and working with young people, so they are able to lead better lives, which is why she was chosen for the charity event.
“[Lady Kitty] is coming to WA to continue the legacy of her great Aunt by helping raise money to change the lives of sick kids across our state,” the Channel 7 Telethon website reads.
The 27-year-old will be responsible for hosting a tea party for the fundraising event, which will be held at the Parmelia Hilton.
Kitty has a history of charitable work. In the past, she has worked with Centrepoint, an organisation that helps the young homeless community through providing support and guidance.
The charity is also backed by Diana’s sons, Prince William and Prince Harry.