We have released photos of two of our cutest residents – George and Elton – in the hope of encouraging people to adopt a kitten rather than buy one.

These two were found abandoned in a shed in Osterley, West London on 1 August. They were just a few weeks old and barely alive.

Since coming to our Putney Animal Hospital, RSPCA vet nurse Katrina Devita has been hand-rearing them at home. This is because a hospital environment … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is warning of the danger posed to wildlife by discarded fishing litter following a recent incident in Llanymynech involving a swan that was badly wounded.

A female swan was found at the Shropshire Union Canal near North Road, Llanymynech with a fishing lure stuck in her bottom eyelid and with fishing line coming out of her mouth.

RSPCA inspector Christopher Dunbar rescued the swan on Saturday (16 August) after several attempts to reach the injured bird. The swan … Continue reading…


This September 24 and 25 we will have a stand at the Emergency Services Show at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham to promote our flood response team’s hard work.

Early this year the country was battered with storms and widespread flooding but it wasn’t just people who suffered, animals were put in danger too!

We rescued over 2,000 animals from flooding and our emergency hotline team answered 7,476 calls to animals affected by floods in the first quarter … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat and her four newborn kittens were found in Cardiff.

The black and white cats were found by a member of the public in a layby on Leckwith Road on Monday (11 August) at around 9.40am. They were found wet through and were shivering constantly.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Sarah Davies said: “The cat could have gone there by herself but it was an odd location for her to wander to, … Continue reading…


English mastiff Barry was first brought into our South Godstone Animal Centre in January 2012 after being abused as a young puppy.

He was rehomed in June that year but unfortunately his new owners’ circumstances changed. So this January he found himself back at the centre.

He has since had a cruciate ligament operation and was just waiting to find the right person.

We were determined not to give up on brave Barry and launched a national appeal to Continue reading…