RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is putting the final preparations in place for a ‘Rabbit Meet and Greet’ event, and treasure hunt, to be held on Sunday (August 27) at 2pm.

The event offers young people an opportunity to meet rabbits and learn about their specific needs.

A treasure hunt is taking place – with children able to take part for £1, and all funds going towards supporting Newport Animal Centre’s animal welfare work.

Newport Animal Centre re-homed 51 rabbits in … Continue reading…

An orphaned wood mouse is pictured enjoying some creamy porridge from a milk bottle lid at an RSPCA wildlife centre.

The two-inch mouse was found in Terret Close, in Walsall, near to the body of his dead mum on Thursday (17 August). The mouse – thought to be around two weeks old – was transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, where he is being fed a diet of porridge and digestive biscuits to help … Continue reading…

A holidaymaker came back with an unexpected guest from her Tenerife break – a three-inch gecko lizard buried inside their luggage.

Sophie Williams found the gecko after unzipping her suitcase at her home in Field View Road, Congleton, after a four-hour plane journey from the Canary island to Manchester Airport on Sunday (20 August).

She contacted the RSPCA, and an inspector transferred the young gecko – thought to only be around two weeks’ old – to the charity’s Stapeley Grange … Continue reading…

A hedgehog was rescued by the RSPCA after he got tangled in goal netting in Liverpool.

The rescue has prompted the RSPCA to remind people about the dangers garden netting can pose to wildlife.

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer Matt Brown rescued the hog from a house in Lyndene Road on Monday (21 August).

Thankfully the hedgehog did not suffer any major injuries from the incident and was transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Cheshire.

Matt said: “The … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly and weak kitten was found abandoned in a ‘Frozen’ shopping bag in a Birmingham park.

A member of the public found the collapsed kitten in Twickenham Park, Kingstanding, on Sunday morning (20 August).

He was collected by the RSPCA and taken to the charity’s Birmingham Animal Hospital. However his condition deteriorated and he died later that day.

RSPCA inspector Kate Levesley said: “The poor kitten was so cold and lethargic when … Continue reading…