She’s a lively, entertaining cat who will keep your family amused for hours on end, yet Freya still hasn’t found a home since being dumped at the Leybourne RSPCA centre.

She is a four year old tortoiseshell domestic short hair who was dumped in the animal centre car park back in September after she had a litter of kittens.


Angelina Lusher, who is Leybourne’s cattery supervisor said: “Freya is an independent girl who is affectionate on her own terms…. Continue reading…

Monday 11 March 2013

A pony has been found emaciated and collapsed on wasteland in Newbiggin by the Sea.  The animal – which was tethered – was in such poor condition that a veterinary surgeon advised he should be put to sleep at the scene.


The brown and white, or ‘skewbold’, pony was spotted by a member of the public on Rydal Mount on Wednesday (6 March). They called the RSPCA and local authority animal welfare officer who called … Continue reading…


AN RSPCA inspector was called out to one of her most bizarre rescues ever – to save a dog which was stuck in a bath plug hole.


Inspector Jennie Ronksley was called out on Monday 4 March to the property in Wheata Road, Sheffield.


Little Emma, a Yorkshire terrier, had her foot stuck completely in the plug hole of a bath and her new owner could not get her free.

Emma and her sister Bonnie, who are both … Continue reading…

RSPCA officer Steve Wickham put his first aid training in use in helping a schoolgirl run over by a car in Shoreham-by-sea in West Sussex on Tuesday morning.


Steve, who spends his days rescuing animals, was passing a school when he saw a girl sitting in the road and clearly injured and in distress.


She had an injury to her lower leg just above the ankle and a bone was sticking out. She told Steve that she had … Continue reading…

Wednesday 6 March 2013

A pony has been found emaciated and collapsed on a Newcastle industrial estate. It was ‘touch and go’ for the dark bay mare but she is now doing well at a specialist equine veterinary surgery.


The pony was spotted by a member of the public on Newburn Haugh Industrial Estate, Riversdale Court, Newburn on Wednesday (27 February). They called the RSPCA.


RSPCA inspector Claire Hunt said: “This pony was in a terrible state. She … Continue reading…