31.05.13

Forget Wiggins and Hoy, this summer two fearless RSPCA supporters are planning to cycle the length of Wales to raise funds for the Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Colwyn Bay and the Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) Wales.

Glyn Bayley and John Burson, who both work at the Bryn-y-Maen centre, hope to tackle the 250 mile journey in less than seven days even though the route is one of the toughest on the UK’s cycle network with more … Continue reading…

31.05.13

On the eve of a potentially devastating badger cull, Team Badger has published a report exposing the myths which underpin these misguided plans.

Team Badger’s mythbusters report (PDF 974KB) has been published to correct inaccuracies and misconceptions being used to justify the killing of thousands of badgers.

Team Badger, made up of us, IFAW, the Humane Society International (UK), Born Free, Dr Brian May’s ‘Save Me’ organisation, the League Against Cruel Sports and many other national and local organisations, … Continue reading…

30/05/13

We’ve just learnt that the mother cat who seemed very stressed by the incident with her babies disappearing down the cavity wall is in fact almost blind.

She and her kittens are in foster care and as she had an upset tummy she was taken to a vet who examined her and realised that even though she is a young cat she has cataracts in both eyes and can only discern light and dark

RSPCA Inspector Sara Elmy who … Continue reading…

30.05.13

Four newborn kittens have had a lucky escape after falling down the gap in a cavity wall in a bungalow in Kirby Cross in Frinton-on-sea.

The owners of the bungalow, Sue and Brian Davie, alerted the RSPCA after hearing the cries of the kittens. Their ginger mother was located in the loft and it was clear that she had given birth but her offspring were nowhere to be seen.

RSPCA Inspector Sarah Elmy said:

“We could hear the kittens

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29.05.13

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a wood pigeon was shot with a crossbow. The bird was so badly injured it was put to sleep by a vet.

The bird was discovered on a pavement on Backhold Avenue, Halifax by a member of the public on Thursday 9 May. They waited with it while RSPCA Inspector Natalie Taylor arrived. She said:

“I’d like to thank them for contacting us and for keeping an eye on the bird while

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