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The RSPCA is urgently seeking volunteers to help transport animals in need in Hampshire.

The charity’s Ashley Heath branch is now reliant on just a few dedicated drivers yet the need for transport is increasing due to schemes like Pet Retreat becoming more popular and an increase in numbers of wildlife and animals coming in to centres in the region.

The RSPCA’s volunteer drivers transport over 200 animals every month across the southern region and they play a key part … Continue reading…

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after two injured Hermann tortoises were abandoned by their owner outside the doors of Marwell Zoo in Winchester.

Marwell Zoo reported the incident to the RSPCA on Thursday 2 July after finding the two tortoises dumped in a container outside the entrance to the attraction. Both reptiles were found to have a cracked and bleeding shell and the pair were rushed to a vet in Fair Oak for treatment before being taken to a … Continue reading…

Royal Python Oxford

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a callous owner unloaded their Royal python and vivarium outside a betting shop and drove away leaving the snake stranded on the roadside.

The incident happened at about 5:30pm on Sunday 31 May outside Ladbrokes on Gloucester Street in Oxford. The owner is believed to have unloaded the snake in its tank with some bedding and other equipment outside the shop and then driven off without returning.

RSPCA inspector Andy Eddy who is … Continue reading…

Lara learning to love life with your help

More than £8,000 raised for emaciated horse found on Essex hillside

An emaciated horse found on a dark Harlow hillside is getting stronger every day and an appeal to help her has already raised an amazing £8,200, with more than 480 people donating.

 

The RSPCA appealed for information after Lara, a red and white mare was found a month ago (14 April).

 

Lara was discovered just 40 miles from where … Continue reading…

Microchip shows Maxine the way home – months later!

Cat returns to overjoyed owner

 

The RSPCA was delighted to reunite a cat with her owner on Tuesday (21 April) – four months after she went missing.

 

Maxine, a long-haired 15-year-old cat, was seen in Leeson Crescent in Barton Seagrave.  Residents had been feeding her occasionally but they became concerned as she was looking thin and her fur was very matted.

 

RSPCA inspector Polly Underwood attended and realised … Continue reading…