26.11.13

A cat stuck on a small ledge on a viaduct in Stockport, 90ft from the ground, has been reunited with his owner.

The cat was rescued by officers from the RSPCA and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service on Friday, 22 November. He was reported to us late on Wednesday afternoon (20 November) after being spotted by a member of the public.

A very tricky situation

RSPCA Inspector Heather Morris said:

“It was a very tricky situation as he … Continue reading…

We and other welfare charities, including Redwings, World Horse Welfare, Blue Cross, HorseWorld and The British Horse Society, are welcoming a Westminster debate on the impact of the horse crisis in England. 

As welfare charities and local authorities struggled to rescue hundreds of horses in recent weeks, MPs will voice their concern about the impact of the horse crisis in England at a Westminster Hall debate on Tuesday 26 November.

Members of the public are being asked to encourage their … Continue reading…

A cat stuck on a small ledge on a viaduct in Stockport, 90ft from the ground, has been safely rescued by officers from the RSPCA and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service today.

 

The cat was reported to the RSPCA late on Wednesday afternoon (20 November) after being spotted by a member of the public.

 

RSPCA inspector Heather Morris said: “He was 90ft off the ground and 5ft down from the top of the viaduct, so it was … Continue reading…

22.11.13

A duckling trudging wearily down a long road, a kingfisher splashing out of a river and a grandad so soothed by his cat that he falls asleep under his newspaper. These are just some of the visual treats on offer in this year’s RSPCA Young Photographer Awards (YPA).

A shortlist of 37 stunning shots has been selected from thousands of entries ahead of an exclusive event to announce the winners next month.

The varied mix of images range from … Continue reading…

Could you be a Council member?

22.11.13

Would you like to use your skills and experience in becoming one of the RSPCA’s 25 charity trustees?

Have you been a member of the RSPCA for at least five years?

The RSPCA Council discusses plans for the charity and makes the decisions that will affect how we deal with animal issues in the future.

There are five national seats on the Council to be filled in the 2014 election.

Nomination forms will … Continue reading…