10.07.14

As the number of scientific procedures using animals rises again, we challenge the justification for animal use.

Today (Thursday, 10 July), the government announced that the number of scientific procedures carried out on animals in the UK rose once again (by 0.3 per cent, or 11,600 procedures) during 2013 and now stands at 4.12 million.

In total, there were 4.02 million animals used for the first time during 2013 – a slight fall from the 2012 figure (note: animals … Continue reading…

09.07.14

We are appealing for information after a cat in Gillingham, Kent was shot in the leg, causing it to break.

Lilly, a black and white moggy, went missing from her home in Albany Road on Friday, 13 June. After a couple of days of searching she was found lying in nearby bushes in her back garden with a broken leg.

Lilly was taken to a vet who found that she had been shot with a lead pellet air rifleContinue reading…

08.07.2014

We’re working in partnership with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to drive forward animal welfare in a move that could help thousands of animals across England and Wales.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has committed itself to donate six brand new bespoke BlueMotion Crafter vans, which will be specially adapted for use by us. The vans will help find loving new homes for pets and seek vital rehabilitation for sick and injured wildlife.

The vans will support frontline services

The new Crafters, and … Continue reading…

07.07.2014

Gary launches three new make-up looks for glamorous summer holiday pics in support of our Makeover the World campaign.

As the holiday season approaches, our new research shows many women experiment with a different make-up style whilst abroad.

Almost two thirds (62 per cent) of women who do so saying this is to match their relaxed mood. Whilst a quarter (24 per cent) of women do so to look good in their holiday photos.

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04.07.14

We’re trying to find the owner of a sick cat which was rescued from the grounds of the House of Commons.

The dark tabby cat, nicknamed Big Ben, was spotted by security staff tangled in some strapping and being attacked by crows on a grassy area.

RSPCA Inspector Leigh Summers said:

“The cat was inside the grounds of the House of Commons on a grassy area, pretty much below Big Ben.

 

“I had to go through security to

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