The RSPCA would like information on who threw a black cat out of the back of an estate car near the village of Keston in Kent.

The incident happened in Jackass Lane at around 1pm on Tuesday 19 March.

A witness saw a red Volvo estate pull up and a woman go round to the back of the car.

She opened up a cat carrier inside the boot and pulled out a black cat which she threw to the side … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information on who might be leaving antifreeze out in insecure containers that cats can access after two cats died within a week in the same road in Harlow in Essex.


On Friday 15 March, Charlie, a black and white domestic short hair male aged 17 months who lived in Rushes Mead, was put to sleep to end his suffering because he had symptoms of antifreeze poisoning.


A week before, Charlie’s brother, who lived … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for witnesses after a cat was shot in the eye with an air rifle.

Owner Rita Varis first realised something had happened when she saw her cat Herbie on a fence behind her property with blood coming from his eye.

She took him to be examined by a vet who at first thought Herbie had caught his eye on a stick.

Herbie’s eye was ulcerated and so the decision was made to remove it. To everyone’s … Continue reading…

She’s a lively, entertaining cat who will keep your family amused for hours on end, yet Freya still hasn’t found a home since being dumped at the Leybourne RSPCA centre.

She is a four year old tortoiseshell domestic short hair who was dumped in the animal centre car park back in September after she had a litter of kittens.


Angelina Lusher, who is Leybourne’s cattery supervisor said: “Freya is an independent girl who is affectionate on her own terms…. Continue reading…

RSPCA officer Steve Wickham put his first aid training in use in helping a schoolgirl run over by a car in Shoreham-by-sea in West Sussex on Tuesday morning.


Steve, who spends his days rescuing animals, was passing a school when he saw a girl sitting in the road and clearly injured and in distress.


She had an injury to her lower leg just above the ankle and a bone was sticking out. She told Steve that she had … Continue reading…