Friday 8 November 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young cat was found inside a cardboard box that had been taped shut.


The one-year-old tortoiseshell and white coloured cat, who has since been named Helena, was found at 6pm on Friday 1 November in a corner of Moor Park not far from Waldeck Road in Luton.


She had been left in a plain brown cardboard box that had been taped shut.  There were … Continue reading…


Dedicated animal welfare supporter dies after many years of stalwart support for us and our South London Animal Hospital

We were saddened to learn of the death of Angela Cope OBE, aged 97, on October 28.

Angela was an RSPCA honorary vice-president – one of only four people to currently hold the position – recognising her continued commitment to animal welfare and to us – and in particular her work for the Putney RSPCA Animal Hospital in South London…. Continue reading…

Collie-type dog abandoned without food or water

Wednesday 6 November 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a dog found tied to a tree on a Wrexham bridleway.

The tri-coloured collie-type dog who is approximately one-year-old was found by a member of the public near Berse Lane in Bersham on Saturday 2 November 2013.

He was tied with a bale string that was looped around the neck so it tightened when he strained to get away. As a result … Continue reading…

Staffie was friendly and in good condition

Tuesday 5 November 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a dog abandoned outside a supermarket in north Wales.

The female, brown and white Staffordshire Bull terrier was tied up at the Asda store in Queensferry in Deeside wearing a pink harness.

She was first noticed at 1900 on Friday October 25th and it was assumed at first that her owner was inside the store. By the early hours of Saturday 26 … Continue reading…


Threats to animals and staff on the increase…

We rescue thousands of animals a year from abusive situations – many of these animals have been subject to horrific injuries from the use of weapons such as metal bars, knives, guns and crossbows.

For example, our figures reveal that air rifle injuries on animals had leapt up by almost 40 per cent to almost 800 attacks reported to us in 2012.  The horrific attacks include several cats shot in … Continue reading…