New homes are being sought for 12 piglets born after their mums were signed over to the RSPCA as part of an ongoing investigation.

 

The Iron Age cross piglets are in the care of Askham Bryan College in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, where their mums arrived towards the end of last year.

 

They are aged between six and ten weeks and are looking for new homes as pets, ideally in groups. All will be ready to be rehomed by … Continue reading…

A cat who is ‘allergic’ to living in a cattery is desperately looking for a new home.

Luna came into the RSPCA’s care in November after being found injured and straying in Birmingham. Initially she went into a foster home and was doing well, but was transferred to the charity’s Birmingham cattery before Christmas.

Shortly after settling into the RSPCA’s Newbrook Animal Centre, in Birmingham, Luna started to show symptoms of fur loss and sore feet. She was put back … Continue reading…

A seal pup who was rescued by the RSPCA after being orphaned at just 10 days old has started a new life at sea after being released back into the wild.

The pup was weak and lethargic when he was rescued on 30 September on Penrhyn Beach, in Llandudno, North Wales, after he was seen alone and without his mother for at least three days.

He was taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, where staff … Continue reading…

Animal lovers in the Wrexham area are being invited to enjoy a cuppa and cake to help raise vital funds and awareness of responsible pet ownership.

The RSPCA’s Wrexham & District Branch has organised a pet-friendly Coffee Morning on Saturday (24 February), at the War Memorial building in Queensferry.

Supporters will have the opportunity to meet the Branch’s team and volunteers, and learn more about the charity’s work to promote responsible pet ownership in the local area, through vaccination, neutering, … Continue reading…

A gull unable to fly due to being covered in cooking oil has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru.

The greater black-backed gull was spotted on Rhyl beach on Monday morning (19 February) and was unable to get itself off the ground.

RSPCA inspector Andy Broadbent said: “The gull was covered in some kind of cooking fat and was soaked in sea water and would have died from either exposure or drowning as the oil had removed the feather’s waterproof coating … Continue reading…