The RSPCA came to the rescue of a deer nicknamed Rudolph over Christmas after he found himself in a festive tangle.

Chief inspector Nicky Thorne and animal collection officer Kate Cornforth was called to the grounds of Orwell Park School, in Nacton, near Ipswich, on Friday 28 December after the RSPCA was alerted to the stricken deer.

A member of the public called the RSPCA after they found the adult male deer tangled in rope and caught on a fence … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a three-month-old puppy suffering from severe skin condition which was dumped on the doorstep of a house in Luton.

The female, brown and white, Jack Russell terrier has been named ‘Flower’ by the animal centre caring for her.

 

She was abandoned on the evening of Saturday 29 December in Acworth Crescent in Luton.

 

The person who called the RSPCA said that they had been watching television when they heard a light … Continue reading…

A pony called Elf is one of many animals saved by RSPCA inspectors this Christmas.

Elf was one of three ponies that strayed onto a road near the village of Denham in Uxbridge in Middlesex.

 

RSPCA inspectors were called in by police to help round up the ponies which were completely unused to humans. They could not get within 30 feet of two of the ponies but the third, a small, dark bay colt was suffering from head wounds … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about who abandoned a female Staffordshire Bull Terrier who was found scavenging the bins on Rectory Park Avenue in Northolt two days after bonfire night in November.

‘Minnie’ was found by a member of the public on the evening of 7 November. She was in a seriously emaciated state but remained extremely friendly and trusting. The concerned member of the public gave her a sandwich which, due to her condition, she promptly brought back … Continue reading…

A kitten narrowly avoided drowning after she was rescued from a drainpipe by the RSPCA and fire and rescue officers.

The tiny female tabby kitten, thought to be about eight weeks old, was stuck in a six inch underground drainage pipe between two manhole covers in Southern Way, Harlow.

RSPCA inspector Steve Craddock and rescue officers from Harlow Fire Station carried out the rescue.

The fire officers cleared debris from the pipe and drained away the water to try and … Continue reading…