The “miraculous transformation” horses can achieve after being rescued by the RSPCA is perfectly highlighted by Jack – who is settling into his new forever home in Shropshire.

Jack is a veteran 15-hand chestnut gelding who is proving a perfect companion to animals and humans alike at his new premises in North Shropshire.

However, he looked a very different horse when he first came to the attention of the RSPCA in May 2018.

Jack had been abandoned with serious welfare … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru will march at this weekend’s Pride Cymru in a show of strength against intolerance – while highlighting the prejudice four types of dogs still face under discriminatory UK law.

The animal welfare charity will again have a presence at Pride Cymru – marching in the eagerly-anticipated Parade, and discussing animal welfare with attendees at a dedicated RSPCA stand at the Big Weekend event in Cardiff.

RSPCA inspectors will join countless other organisations in the Parade, with the charity … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after nine snakes were dumped outside a vets in Frome, Somerset.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the reptiles were dumped in the early hours of Saturday morning (17th).

The snakes – all corn snakes – were dumped in a plastic box. They have been collected by the RSPCA and are now in private boarding.

RSPCA inspector Hayley Lawrence said: “All of the snakes are in reasonable condition despite being dehydrated.

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The RSPCA is caring for five tiny kittens who were rescued from a swampy marshland area in Mitcham last month.

The kittens were rescued by four kind-hearted members of the public who managed to fish out the youngsters, who were inside a shoe box inside the bin bag.

The rescuers Colin, Lorraine, Adela and Cashanna had all been in the area separately but rallied together to save the kittens.

Cashanna had been walking along a woodland pathway which connects Colliers … Continue reading…

An RSPCA wildlife centre has admitted a rare patient – a red squirrel.

The elusive squirrel – a native British species which is only seen in certain parts of the UK – was admitted to RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, Cheshire, after being found orphaned in Liverpool.

It is only the tenth red squirrel taken in by the centre since 2012.

“The number of red squirrels we get at Stapeley Grange is so remarkably small so when one arrives it … Continue reading…