Two stags who escaped from a park onto a dual carriageway in Nottingham have safely been returned to their herd after a joint rescue operation between the RSPCA, the police and local council.

The pair of native red stags were spotted by motorists near to the Queen’s Medical Centre roundabout in Nottingham at 9am this morning (5 May), after escaping through a vandalised fence at nearby Wollaton Park.

A passing ambulance crew managed to herd them into a nearby front … Continue reading…

A kitten has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a Rhyl holiday park, after being attacked by gulls and dropped from the sky by one of the birds.

She was collected by an RSPCA Cymru officer from the Golden Sands Holiday Camp, at Sandy Cove after being spotted on the afternoon of 3 May.

It is believed the kitten came from a colony of feral cats based in proximity to the holiday park.

The tiny kitten, aged approximately four weeks … Continue reading…

The 1,000th signature has been obtained for RSPCA Cymru’s new petition, calling for the introduction of an Animal Offender Register.

Members of the public are being urged to back the creation of a register, which would log those who have been convicted of animal abuse and disqualified from keeping them.

The RSPCA fears that it is practically impossible for those re-homing or selling animals to robustly ensure these bans are enforced.

Supporters can sign the petition to the #BanMeansBan campaign Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer jumped into action after a lost WALLABY was found at the side of a road in Walsall.

The 2.5ft-tall animal was spotted on Sunday (30 April) in Chester Road by a member of the public, who – unable to believe their eyes – contacted the animal welfare charity.

Animal Collection Officer Catherine Strawford was only a short hop away, and immediately got in her van to pick up the animal.

Catherine said: “As I was driving there, … Continue reading…