Four newborn kittens have had a lucky escape after falling down the gap in a cavity wall in a bungalow in Kirby Cross in Frinton-on-sea.

The owners of the bungalow, Sue and Brian Davie, alerted the RSPCA after hearing the cries of the kittens. Their ginger mother was located in the loft and it was clear that she had given birth but her offspring were nowhere to be seen.

RSPCA Inspector Sarah Elmy said:

“We could hear the kittens

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The RSPCA’s East Winch wildlife centre is looking after a seal found on Felixstowe beach entangled in fishing line and with a big wound on the back of its head.


A member of the public cut the netting off the juvenile
Grey seal after it was found on the beach at Langard Point yesterday (Wednesday 13 March).RSPCA animal collection officer Kate Cornforth who stretchered the injured seal off the beach and took it to East Winch said:



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The RSPCA is again warning against the dangerous practice of tethering horses after one of the charity’s inspectors carried out a heroic rescue of a pony which was dangling by his neck off a cliff in Suffolk.


RSPCA Inspector Nicky Thorne was called out last night (1 March) to the incident at Pontins Pakefield Holiday Park in Lowestoft.  She walked along the beach with her torch, trying to locate the horse and then, shining her torch upwards, she saw … Continue reading…

Wednesday 27 February 2013


The RSPCA are outraged that the Government have ignored public, parliamentary, EU Commission and scientific opinion and announced that it will be going ahead with plans for badger cull this summer.


Plans for these pilot culls had been due to go ahead last autumn but were postponed but today (Wednesday 27 February) Defra issued a statement saying that the final licences had been granted and that the culls would go ahead from June. They … Continue reading…

A small female spaniel puppy has been found tied to a road sign on the lane leading to the RSPCA’s Block Fen animal centre near March in Cambridgeshire.

The chocolate-coloured spaniel was found by a dog walker tied to a metal ‘passing place’ sign by an oversized red slip lead.


She is about eight-weeks-old and is suffering from a hernia in her groin.


Jackie Williams, RSPCA manager of Block Fen animal centre, said: “We have called her Freya … Continue reading…