10.06.13

Literary talent search proves a great success for 11-year-old Nicola Eldridge from a small village near Bedford.

Young Nicola Eldridge, 11, is one of the proud winners of the RSPCA animal action 2013 Write on! competition – sponsored by Collins School Dictionary – and the proud owner of a new Dell Inspiron laptop computer. The judges read hundreds of stories and had a tough time deciding the winners in each of three age categories, with Nicola’s canine commentary Race Continue reading…

10.06.13

Literary talent search proves a great success for eight-year-old Olivia Hall from Lewes in East Sussex.

Olivia, 8, is one of the proud winners of the RSPCA animal action 2013 Write on! competition – sponsored by Collins School Dictionary – and the proud owner of a brand new tablet computer. The judges read hundreds of stories and had a tough time deciding the winners in each of three age categories, with Olivia’s brilliant poem Animal Alphabet scooping the age … Continue reading…

10.06.13

Literary talent search proves a great success for 10-year-old Kirsty Stokes from Liskeard in Cornwall.

Kirsty is one of the proud winners of the RSPCA animal action 2013 Write on! competition – sponsored by Collins School Dictionary – and the proud owner of a new Dell Inspiron laptop computer. The judges read hundreds of stories and had a tough time deciding the winners in each of three age categories, with Kirsty’s thoughtful whale tale Can’t Be a Pet scooping … Continue reading…

08.06.13

Today we launch our annual competition for budding young snappers to showcase their best images of animals.

The Young Photographer Awards 2013 (YPA13) welcomes all kinds of pictures. From cheeky portraits of family pets to imaginative photos of wildlife and even close-ups of insects in a mix of categories open to young people under 19.

The competition is sponsored by Warners Midlands, supported by Olympus and Natures Images, and is judged by a mix of photography professionals including … Continue reading…

07.06.13

Cat dies after being poisoned with anti-freeze in Pontypridd

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was fatally poisoned in Pontypridd. The cat returned to its home in Oak Street, Rhydefelin on Saturday 3 June in a critical condition. The owners took it to a veterinary surgery in Treforest where the vet confirmed the cat was suffering from antifreeze poisoning and put the animal to sleep.

The latest death follows a spate of similar poisonings in Caerphilly … Continue reading…