Our inspectors and welfare officers have helped save the lives of thousands of animals this year. In March alone we took almost 100,000 calls from the public asking for help.
It has been a particularly busy year for us and our national call centre has received 26,000 more calls in the first five months of the year, compared to 2013.
With rescues ranging from the daring and dramatic to the weird and wonderful every day is different for our … Continue reading…
Our inspectors are appealing for witnesses after two teenage boys were seen throwing a black and white cat over an 8ft high fence.
The boys were walking along a pathway behind homes in Shetcliffe Lane, in Bradford when they were caught on CCTV. They picking the cat up by the scruff of the neck and hurling her to some dogs on the other side of the garden fence.
Luckily, although she was left severely shaken after the ordeal the … Continue reading…
We are appealing for information after a young cat was found hanging from a wooden beam in a disused garage in London.
Sono, a male six-month-old white cat, was found dead at 9am Thursday morning (15 May) in the run-down building in Christchurch Close, Wimbledon.
He was spotted by a neighbour who was putting out the bins in the alleyway behind their house. They looked up to see the horrific sight.
There was a brown cord attached to the … Continue reading…
We were called on Monday 5 May about four year-old Bailey, who was found with a dislocated leg near Sainsbury’s supermarket in Howard Road in Grays.
It is suspected that Bailey had been run over and then left. He was lying down, unable to walk, panting heavily and there was blood all up his back legs.
RSPCA animal collection officer Anna Glozier said: “He was clearly suffering when I arrived, the poor little thing – it was heartbreaking.
“I suspect … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog in Sheerness, Kent was starved to half his body weight.
We were called after Rouger, a male chocolate-coloured bull breed type thought to be around two to three years old, was taken into a vets in nearby Minster on Sea on Wednesday 30 April.
He was extremely emaciated, weighing just 13 kg, and all his bones were visible.
RSPCA inspector Vikki Dawes said: “The vet said that for Rouger to get … Continue reading…