The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was strangled with a mobile phone charger and the socket shoved down his throat in a horrific incident of animal cruelty.
The body of the male cat was found by a horrified member of the public on 11 January in a walkway at Beacon Hill, Newark.
The Bengal cat was found with the car charger wrapped around his neck and had been dumped inside a plastic bag which was then inside … Continue reading…

Tuesday 29 January 2013


The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured puppy was found in an alleyway in Brotton, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire.


The tiny girl, thought to be aged around four weeks old and far too young to be away from her mother, was wandering in the alley to the rear of Jackson Street on Sunday afternoon (25 January 2013).


RSPCA inspector Emma Stainthorpe said: “A member of the public found her and took her … Continue reading…

Friday 11 January 2013


The RSPCA is offering 25 runners the chance to take part in the first ever Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon which has sold out in just days.


Places in the event – organised by For All Events, the organisation set up by the family of charity fundraiser Jane Tomlinson as her legacy – went on sale on Tuesday but had all gone by this afternoon.


RSPCA fundraising manager for the North Amy Smith said: “This … Continue reading…

Friday 11 January 2013


The RSPCA is sharing its joy at being shortlisted for the Benfield Charity Drive in Yorkshire which means it is in with a chance of sharing a £10,000 pot.


Benfield Motor Group donate 5% of their profits every year to community projects and charitable causes through the Benfield Charitable Trust.


The successful charities are voted for by the public and the final round to decide who benefits closes on 31 January.


Regional … Continue reading…

Wednesday 12 December 2012

Staff at RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre in Middlesbrough are urging people not to buy animals as gifts this Christmas, and consider sponsoring a kennel, cat pen or rabbit run instead.


The animal centre – which looks after some of the most cruelly-treated and neglected animals in the North East including dogs, cats and rabbits – is hoping the sponsorship scheme will make a good present for animal lovers and raise some much needed funds…. Continue reading…