13.10.14

One of our supporters has raised a whopping £670 for animals by holding her own coffee morning and raffle event.

Margaret Lawlor from Harborne, Birmingham raised the much-needed funds for our Birmingham Animal Centre with a coffee morning and extravagant raffle on September 6.

Margaret said:

“I have been a volunteer dog walker at the RSPCA for over five years now. I get so much from taking the dogs out. It lifts my spirits and makes such a

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10.10.14

We’re appealing for information after a terrible act of animal cruelty in which a kitten was thrown over a fence and dropped 12 metres on to concrete.

The incident happened on Monday, 6 October at around 1.45pm in the Coningsby Road area of Sheffield.

An eyewitness said the kitten had been thrown over a fence and down a drop of approximately 12 metres on to concrete.

It’s believed the kitten had been thrown from a rear garden of a … Continue reading…

10.10.14

Everyone enjoys a tea time treat every now and then. So in honour of the Great British Bake Off final we’re encouraging pet owners to make tails across Britain wag by whipping up some tasty titbits for their pets.

We’re urging budding Paul Howl-lywoods and Mary Berrys to get into the baking spirit and use their culinary skills to whip up some training treats for their furry friends.

Treats can form an important part of reward-based training where the … Continue reading…

09.10.14

Take That star Howard Donald has donated the iconic jacket he wore during the London 2012 Olympics closing ceremony to raise funds for his local RSPCA branch.

The Never Forget singer heard about how our Macclesfield, South East Cheshire and Buxton Branch is running low on funds. He decided to help out by auctioning off a Saville Row jacket he wore during the historic stage show on eBay.

The jacket, which in its first two days received bids of … Continue reading…

08.10.14

We joined with members of the Royal British Legion and the Cameronian (Scottish Rifles) Regiment to commemorate the extraordinary work of Jimmy the donkey.

Jimmy (nicknamed ‘The Sergeant’) was a courageous wartime mascot of the First Scottish Rifles Regiment during World War One. He was born in June 1916 after a shell injured his mother and sent her into labour at the Battle of the Somme. Jimmy was then found cowering beside his mother by advancing Scottish troops and … Continue reading…