The second RSPCA and PRP Rescue Services Rescue Horse/Pony of the Year is set to be even bigger and better than last year’s competition when the event takes place at Equifest this Saturday (17 August).

 

This year, Channel 5 News presenter, Emma Crosby, will be assisting the three judges in selecting the Champion and Reserve Rescue Horse/Pony of the Year at the Peterborough Showground Arena.

 

Emma said:  “I’m very excited about the show and really looking forward to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in Dunstable on 4 August.

 

Betty, a semi-longhaired black cat, returned to her home in Capron Road with a limp on Sunday.

 

Her owner wasn’t sure what had happened to five-year-old Betty so took her to Noah’s Ark vets in the town.

 

It was then that x-rays revealed a metal pellet was lodged in her rear left leg.  Vets removed the pellet, which had missed the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after five rabbits were found under a car in St Albans on Tuesday (6 August).

 

The mother rabbit and her four babies (known as kittens or kits) were found in a parking area near to Verulamium Park on Prae Close.

 

A passer by noticed the tan and black rabbits and managed to ask other people to help catch the rabbits before confining them in a dog crate and calling the RSPCA.

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Four cats have been found dumped in a box outside Coastline vets in Lowestoft.

 

There were two black and white cats, one ginger and one tabby.

 

RSPCA inspector Craig Plumley, who collected the cats, said: “The cats appear to be unrelated and had not been socialised together before being dumped in the box.

 

“It has been suggested that these cats may have been rounded up by a concerned resident so if you recognise any of them as … Continue reading…

Darcy the dog found dumped and badly injured
  Saluki found running down country lane

 

Friday 12 July 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured saluki lurcher dog was found running down a lane in St Albans with a metal chain dragging behind him.

 

The young dog, who has been named Darcy by staff at the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre, was found by a member of the public on Wednesday 10 July.  He was running … Continue reading…