Wednesday 6 March 2013

Officers from the RSPCA’s North of England water rescue team will attend the BBC Radio York Flood Hero Awards later this month, in which they have been nominated.


The ceremony is due to take place at the Guildhall in York on Tuesday 26 March, when the winners will be announced.


They have been nominated by the owners of two donkeys – four year old ‘Noah’ and 15 year old ‘David Crockett’ – after they … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is again warning against the dangerous practice of tethering horses after one of the charity’s inspectors carried out a heroic rescue of a pony which was dangling by his neck off a cliff in Suffolk.


RSPCA Inspector Nicky Thorne was called out last night (1 March) to the incident at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park in Lowestoft.  She walked along the beach with her torch, trying to locate the horse and then, shining her torch upwards, she saw … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about who is setting snares on waste land in Dunstable in Bedfordshire.

On Wednesday 27 February RSPCA inspector Tina Ward was called about a cat caught in a snare in the land at the back of Buttercup Lane and Hurlock Close.


The member of the public who contacted us had cut the cat free at around eight o’clock in the morning.



Inspector Ward met the caller at around ten o’clock and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a white bull terrier cross dog who was found cowering under an abandoned van in Catford on Wednesday 27 February.

The dog was suffering from an eye injury which looked like it may have been in a fight with another dog when it was straying.


He had taken shelter under a blue Volkswagen van on Ravensbourne Park which had not been moved for some time.

He was in poor condition and very … Continue reading…