A hamster has been rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a patio door in Cumbria.

 

Mike was found trapped in the gap underneath the glass door last Tuesday night (18 February).

 

RSPCA inspector Will Lamping said: “I was on shift on my own and two hours away when the call came in.

 

“I tried my best to advise Mike’s owner over the phone and she got a local vet out to help but they couldn’t … Continue reading…

Make your leap year day count!

RSPCA Cymru is calling upon animal lovers across Wales to do something special for animal welfare this Saturday – 29 February – a day which only comes around every four years!

From taking action for our #BangOutOfOrder campaign which encourages local authorities to adopt measures to mitigate the risks of fireworks – plan to fundraise for the RSPCA by running in an event in Wales – or fill out our short consultation on the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Medway West  Branch is caring for a staggering  20 extra bunnies – 18 of which are just babies – after they were asked to help an owner who had become overrun with them.

The branch originally took in two adults and three batches of babies (called kittens).  Five of them were four weeks old, five of them were eight weeks old and two were 12 weeks old. Then three days later the female adult (called a doe) gave birth … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has teamed up with Pets at Home stores to raise vital funds to help tackle animal cruelty.

Staff and volunteers from 82 RSPCA branches and centres across England and Wales are working with Pets at Home to raise money and meet fellow animal lovers at their local stores from Friday to Sunday (21-23 February).

The fundraising weekend is taking place inside Pets at Home stores, offering an opportunity for fellow animal lovers to gain insight into the work … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is closed today in order to carry out emergency repairs following storm damage.

The centre has sadly suffered damage to its kennel roof, which has partly blown off due to strong winds.

Animal centre manager Kate Hiscock said: “We’ve unfortunately suffered some damage to the kennel roof so have closed the centre to carry out some emergency work on it. We are doing all we can to get this secured today.

“We’d like to reassure everyone … Continue reading…