Two young kittens have been found abandoned in a box in the front garden of a house in Great Baddow in Essex.

The kittens are a male and female and black in colour. They are about three months old.


They were found with a bag containing food, a litter tray and some cat toys.


RSPCA Inspector Steven Craddock said: ”It is inexplicable that someone who has clearly been looking after these kittens should just dump them in someone’s … Continue reading…


On Friday, 9 August Anna Roberts, co-founder of Compassion in World Farming (CIWF),  sadly passed away.

Anna and her husband Peter founded CIWF in 1967 to protest the issue of factory farming based on concerns for farm animal welfare.

Today the CIWF is the leading global organisation solely devoted to improving farm animal welfare.

Our chief executive Gavin Grant, said:

 We are deeply saddened to hear about the death of Anna Roberts, the inspirational co-founder of Compassion in World

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Thanks to a donation of hundreds of kilos of dog food RSPCA Sussex North is opening the second pet food bank in the county.

The donation from Pets at Home consists of 750 kilos of good quality dry dog food from their damaged stock scheme.


It is aimed at assisting the most vulnerable and needy in the Crawley and Horsham area – people who may have recently found themselves made redundant, on benefits or claiming another form of income … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for help in identifying a man who threw a six-month-old cat out of a people carrier in Whateley Lane in Tamworth on Saturday afternoon.


The man, described as being around 40 years old and having a very slim build, was driving a light green people carrier down the lane when he was seen to stop, get out and throw a young cat to the side of the road. The cat was mainly white with a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s Southridge Animal Centre in Potters Bar is struggling with an influx of Syrian hamsters – 17 were handed in two weeks ago.

On Monday 22 July a man from Wheathampstead turned up with a couple of cages that he said had been dumped outside his garage.


The cages, one a proper hamster cage, the other a general pet carrier, were full of excrement and urine and very mouldy.


In them were a female with 12 babies, … Continue reading…