ThA is reminding people about the dangers of litter after a hedgehog had to be rescued when she got her head stuck tight in a smashed glass bottle.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity after spotting the hedgehog struggling in Lambe Close, Snodland, Kent.

Inspector David Grant collected the hedgehog, who had the top of a smashed bottle wedged tightly round her head. He managed to safely free the hog before taking her to the RSPCA’s … Continue reading…

RSPCA staff to take part in cattery sleepover to raise money for moggies this Halloween

The staff at RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre in Surrey are taking part in a ‘spooky’ cattery sleepover to raise much-needed funds for the 61 cats currently in their care.

The sponsored sleepover will take place on Wednesday (24 October) with four members of staff camping out overnight in the main corridor area of the cattery alongside the cat pods.

 

The cattery has also … Continue reading…

Trio returning home after party spot stray ferret and launch bid to save her

Three RSPCA officers returning from a party leapt into action when they spotted a stray ferret scampering along a busy London street.

Inspector Emma Dingley and animal collection officers Jessica Pierce and Emma Dwan were on their way home on Sunday morning (16 September), following a party the night before, when they spotted the lost mammal running along Camden Street in Camden.

Inspector Dingley said: “We’d … Continue reading…

RSPCA Medway West Branch recently held a tabletop sale to celebrate its 20th anniversary milestone

A Kent branch has helped to rehome and neuter more than 50,000 animals over a 20-year period, new figures have revealed.

 

This year the branch is celebrating its 20th anniversary of The Parsons Memorial Clinic and rehoming centre.

The clinic and rehoming centre was opened in 1998 and over the last 20 years it has treated, microchipped and neutered over 50,000 animals.

The branch … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with an injury to his tail was abandoned in Marholm near Peterborough.

It appears the young male cat had been taken to a vet by his owner, as when the RSPCA investigated the location where the cat was found, they discovered a vet bandage along with part of the poor cat’s tail.

The RSPCA attended the incident on Sunday August 5 and collected the cat, who was hiding in a barn … Continue reading…