Matt Baker's fans react as he gives adorable update on new family member

The Countryfile star delighted his followers…

Matt Baker thrilled his fans on Sunday, when he finally revealed the name of his family's new rescue kitten. In an Instagram post, the presenter shared a sweet image of the young feline looking up the camera.

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The dad-of-two captioned the picture: "Huge thanks for all of your suggestions in naming our new rescue kitten - after a week trying out loads of them we’ve decided on WILLOW.

"It suits her perfectly thanks again! I'll be in touch soon… we have a whole flock of Tups to name! #kitten #rescuecat #thankyou #willow #cute."

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The star's fans rushed to share their approval for the kitten's name, and to appreciate the new photo. One simply commented: "Perfect name!"

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Another gushed: "Willow is such a beautifully perfect name… Have the most amazing life little one. You are loved [heart-eyes emoji]."

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Matt's fans were happy to be introduced to little Willow 

A third added: "Purr-fect," while a fourth wrote: "She is the most adorable little kitten," and we have to say, we agree!

Matt revealed that his family had a new rescue kitten a few days previously. "Meet the newest member of the Baker family," he told his followers in a sweet video, before panning to the sweet kitten sitting next to him.

He went on: "We only picked her up two days ago – a little rescue kitten, aren’t you darling? She doesn’t have a name yet so any suggestions that you can come up with would be greatly appreciated."

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Fans offered several suggestions, with a number opting for 'Lilibet' in a sweet nod to the late Queen.

Matt's wife Nicola later took to the comments, writing: "I didn’t think it would be so hard to give her a name! Loving the suggestions so far keep them coming! X."

The couple have a busy life on their family farm, where they care for a huge array of animals including sheep, chickens, dogs and donkeys. They married back in 2004 and share a son and a daughter, Luke and Molly.

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