A terrapin has had a lucky escape after being rescued from a dual carriageway in Swansea.

Fortunately a passing police car spotted the terrapin at Pant Y Blawd road and rescued her out of harm’s way.

South Wales Police then contacted the RSPCA who collected the terrapin from the police station – now identified as a yellow bellied slider.

RSPCA inspector Nic De Celis said: “I’m not sure how fast she was going – but she caught the eye of … Continue reading…

An RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire has welcomed two rare puffin patients.

The young birds are being treated at RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, after being found covered in oil on a beach in Sunderland.

Before being released back into the wild they will need to be washed thoroughly with Fairy liquid to ensure that all of the oil has gone.

The wildlife centre, in London Road, treats all kinds of birds, from pigeons, swans to buzzards – … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated and injured dog was found in a street in Runcorn.

A member of the public found the Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog in Shepherds Row, at 8.30pm on Thursday 21 September.

The dog, thought to be around 10 years old, had an old leg fracture, a skin condition, severe muscle wastage, sores on his feet and legs and an ulcer on his eye.

He was in such a bad way that he … Continue reading…

The RSPCA Enfield Cattery is currently inundated with scores of cats of all ages including mums and kittens which need to be cared for by a fosterer.

Already this year the cattery has taken in some 200 cats and kittens.

The foster periods will be short and long term, but the cattery will need people to be available for a minimum of eight weeks.

The RSPCA is ideally looking for foster parents who have a spare room in their home, … Continue reading…

Kittens Wilbur and Orville were abandoned

RSPCA appeal for information after cats were found riddled with fleas and callously left with no food or water on a chilly morning in Kent

Two young cats were abandoned in a sealed cardboard box and dumped on a playing field in Sheerness on Wednesday morning (20 September)


The 16-week-old black kittens were found when a dog walker saw the cardboard box, which had been left in the middle of the football pitch on New Road, suddenly move.

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