We are appealing for information after four dead cats were found in separate plastic bags, dumped in a playing field at Broxtowe, Nottingham.

The bodies were discovered on the morning of Sunday 10 November, in Woodfield Park Recreation Ground, Woodfield Road, Broxtowe, Nottingham.

The four adult cats had been individually placed in Morrisons plastic shopping bags.

They were found by a member of the public who contacted us.

RSPCA Inspector Tina McAdam attended the incident and took the bodies … Continue reading…


We are appealing for information after a wild goldfinch was found in a cage trap in a field in Ecton, Northamptonshire.

The bird was discovered by a concerned member of the public who had thought the bird had been abandoned.

The goldfinch was found in a field near a hedge on Northampton Road, Ecton on the same side as The World’s End pub.

However when one of our officers attended to collect the bird they revealed the goldfinch was … Continue reading…

Gordon Birtwistle, MP for Burnley & Padiham, is spending an afternoon with an RSPCA inspector this week to find out more about the animal welfare issues in his constituency.


He will spend Thursday afternoon (14 November) with RSPCA inspector and wildlife officer Lyndsey Taylor as she goes about her work responding to complaints of animal cruelty and neglect.


Lyndsey has been an RSPCA inspector for five years and has dealt with everything from neglected dogs, cats and horses … Continue reading…

A man from County Durham has become an #AnimalHero, running the Amsterdam Marathon to raise money for RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre.


Peter Harrison rehomed his ‘lovely cat’, called ‘Autumn’, from Felledge in January this year but, not satisfied with that, wanted to give even more back to the centre that had given her so much.


He completed the marathon challenge in 3:23:58. Peter said: “I was hoping to do it in less than three and half hours so … Continue reading…


A giant stowaway spider that travelled from Taiwan to St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex in a shipping container has been rescued by us and rehomed to Drusillas Park, after warehouse staff had the fright of their life.

RSPCA Inspector Zoe Ballard arrived at the Seventies BMX parts company on Moorhurst Road, on Monday morning after shocked staff discovered a huntsman spider lurking in their delivery while unpacking a shipment of boxes from Taiwan.

Warehouse manager Joe Woodburn was unloading boxes … Continue reading…