Thieves have broken into an RSPCA charity shop in Crystal Palace and smashed the front door, stole cash from the safe and caused extensive damage inside the shop.

Police officers in Croydon are investigating the burglary which happened between between 9pm on Saturday, 17 November and 10am on Sunday, 18 November.

The RSPCA said that the front door, which had a glass panel, was smashed and an area in the back room was wrecked.

Deputy manager Renae Snelling said: “We … Continue reading…

When the RSPCA Block Fen Animal Centre made a plea for help, three businesses answered the call

Pets at Home and two Cambridgeshire businesses answered a call for help from the RSPCA Block Fen Animal Centre, after supplies for pet food dried up.

RSPCA centre manager Sally Jones made the plea for help after their supply of pet food was running low.

However Pets at Home, Knowles Transport and neighbours Skylark Garden Centre, all answered the call for … Continue reading…

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…

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…