Tilly is a character who appears in the 1977 Rankin/Bass Christmas television special Nestor, the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey. She is a cherub comes to inspires Nestor and only one who doesn't laugh at him and mocks about his long ears.
She is up to guide Nestor and tells him about his ears can do wondrous things than other ears. She helps Nestor overcomes his problems without letting the other animals laugh at him in "Don't Laugh and Make Somebody Cry" and almost takes him until Joseph and Mary buys him to go to Bethlehem. While sandstorm arrives, Tilly whispers to Nestor about what she said, which helps him carry Mary through the sand storm and it finally works.