AN RSPCA volunteer has put pen to paper to write two children’s books to raise much needed funds for the local branch.

Helen Lakey,  a long-term volunteer at the branch’s Felixstowe Charity Shop, has written two books and all the royalties will be donated to the RSPCA along with the gift aid.

 

Her two books are written for children and are available on Amazon.

 

The first book is called ‘PLOP! The Boy who saved The World’ and although … Continue reading…

The two new aviary blocks will be home to a range of bird species who have been cared for by the RSPCA

Two new state-of-the-art aviary blocks which will house a wide range of bird species have been officially opened at the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk.

The new aviaries are vital for the final stage of a bird’s rehabilitation as it enables them to build up their flight strength ready for their impending release.

One of the … 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…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a number of dead swans have been found at the Aldenham Reservoir, run by Aldenham Angling Club in Elstree, Borehamwood.

Inspector Callum Isitt is appealing for information after a number of swans have been found dead at the location over a six-week period.

Some of the dead swans have been found decapitated, and others without any obvious signs of injuries.

While in many instances decapitated birds can be a result of predation by … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to ensure they check their bonfires before lighting them this weekend to ensure no wildlife is nesting or hiding inside.

Alison Charles, centre manager at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre, issued the warning over fears that wildlife such as hedgehogs could be burned to death or seriously injured.

She said: “We are reminding people to always check their bonfires and ideally please only build them on the day they are going to be lit and … Continue reading…