Jessie has found her forever home with Norfolk family


Jessie, a three-year-old shih tzu, was found scared and alone in a greenhouse in Norfolk in the summer.

Her coat was badly matted and she was covered in dirt, bedraggled and skinny and it was clear that she had already given birth a number of times during her short life.

She was not microchipped and was collected by the dog warden and later transferred to the care of the RSPCA … Continue reading…

Schools across Wales have been invited by the RSPCA to sign up to a special animal-themed debating competition in 2019 – the Great Debate.

The competition brings together pupils aged 11 to 14 to discuss and debate a host of ethical animal welfare topics – nurturing key skills in research, deliberation and communication.

RSPCA staff hope the debates will inspire school pupils to research, explore and discuss animal welfare; and learn key lessons in citizenship.

The sign-up window is now … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is excited by the prospect of a “positive few years” for animal welfare, as the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths delivers an update to the National Assembly for Wales on her plans for the sector.

The Cabinet Secretary today (13 November) updated Assembly Members on the Welsh Government’s plans for animal welfare – including on proposals to potentially ban third party puppy and kitten sales, the importance of Wales being a “free-range nation” and CCTV in … Continue reading…

Luckily little RSPCA rescue cat Fred could be reunited with his owners thanks to his microchip

Mechanics were given a huge surprise when they opened up the bonnet of a car and discovered a cat stuck in the engine peering back at them.

The staff at Wimbledon Service Centre had just had the car brought in for a service, and had popped it on the ramp to check it over.

However when they opened the bonnet a terrified little Fred … Continue reading…

The RSPCA mobile neutering clinic has been helping cat owners since its launch in April 2001

The RSPCA is celebrating after a mobile clinic set up to help pet owners in the South East has neutered its 18,000th cat.


Patient Dipper, was born in RSPCA care after his mum Izzie was collected by an RSPCA inspector, when she was heavily pregnant.

Fortunately Dipper and his mum were subsequently rehomed by  Portia Aveling who had brought Dipper in to be … Continue reading…