The RSPCA today launched an appeal for old towels to help sick common seal pups recover at its East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Many of the pups are suffering from lungworm and secondary infections such as pneumonia and septicemia and need careful nursing. They are being checked by vets daily.

The RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk is in desperate need of old towels which are used to help to provide much-needed warmth for seal pups being cared for at … Continue reading…

There was a happy ending for a swan who was released back to the wild on Wednesday (9 September) after being shot in the head with an airgun. 
The stricken swan was rescued by the RSPCA on 1 July after he was found by a passer-by with blood coming from the wound in airgun hotspot on a stretch of river in March, Cambridgeshire

He was rushed to RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre, in Norfolk, for treatment and x-rays showed the … Continue reading…

A young fox got into a difficult spot after she got stuck head-first in an old campervan tyre in Hounslow, London.

The RSPCA was called on Sunday morning (6 September) after a member of the public came across the wild mammal, thought to be one of this year’s cubs and around seven months-old, in his back garden in Wellington Road South.

The female fox had got her head completely jammed inside the metal part in the middle of an old … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a chihuahua was dumped on the street in Stevenage, Hertfordshire in an extremely poorly state, after an unsuccessful attempt to give birth.

The dog was found by a member of the the public in the Symonds Green area of Hertfordshire on Friday morning (4 September), before being taken straight to a vet and the RSPCA called.

The dog, nicknamed Poppy, had a microchip registered to Lithuania and was found … Continue reading…

‘Angel’ hit by air rifle in Brentwood

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a second cat was fatally shot in Essex on 13 May.


Angel, a distinctive white cat with black spots, was shot just eight miles away from where tabby Wilma was killed in Ongar on 1 May.


The four-year-old cat was found after she made her way to her home in London Road, Brentwood.  It was at first thought she had been in a road … Continue reading…