The RSPCA Hertfordshire East Branch is in desperate need of volunteers to fill a number of roles which will help to support sick and injured animals in need in the county.

The branch is a separately registered charity from the national RSPCA and provides much needed animal welfare services to animals in East Hertfordshire. Services include rehoming, paying for veterinary treatment, fostering and providing welfare assistance and advice.

Much of the vital animal welfare work carried out is only possible … Continue reading…

Two seabirds who had been blown off course have been rescued from landlocked Nottingham – 80 miles away from the coast.

The Manx shearwaters were found in different locations in the city – one in the Dunkirk area of the city and the other in the Mapperley Park area.

Both were lethargic but uninjured. It is thought they had become exhausted as a result of being blown off course.

They have now been transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is caring for an injured seal after she was found on Horsey Beach, Norfolk with a frisbee embedded in her neck.

The seal who has been named Frisbee, was rescued by the Friends of Horsey Seals yesterday (Thursday 15 September) who managed to get close enough to catch her with a net.

The adult female grey seal may have been swimming around with the yellow frisbee on her neck for up to six months, but despite efforts to … Continue reading…

An RSPCA rehoming centre which is used to dealing with underweight cats is looking for a home for a cat at the other end of the scale – one who has been overfed!

The cat, who has been named Sergeant Harry Tubbs – or Harry for short – weighs a whopping 9.9kg, which is twice the weight of an average cat.

He was signed over into the RSPCA’s care after his previous owner could no longer care for him.

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The RSPCA in Derby has launched a fundraising appeal for a kitten who has come into its care with severely protruding eyes thought to be a result of a serious head injury.

Twelve-week-old Rupert came into the RSPCA’s care after being found straying in the street. Both his eyes are protruding from their sockets – a medical condition frequently associated with severe head trauma.

After being examined by a vet, it has been determined that his eyes will need to … Continue reading…