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…


The RSPCA Enfield Cattery is currently inundated with scores of cats of all ages including mums and kittens which need to be cared for by a fosterer.

Already this year the cattery has taken in some 200 cats and kittens.

The foster periods will be short and long term, but the cattery will need people to be available for a minimum of eight weeks.

The RSPCA is ideally looking for foster parents who have a spare room in their home, … Continue reading…

Kittens Wilbur and Orville were abandoned

RSPCA appeal for information after cats were found riddled with fleas and callously left with no food or water on a chilly morning in Kent

Two young cats were abandoned in a sealed cardboard box and dumped on a playing field in Sheerness on Wednesday morning (20 September)

 

The 16-week-old black kittens were found when a dog walker saw the cardboard box, which had been left in the middle of the football pitch on New Road, suddenly move.

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A 2ft-long macaw who was spotted wandering along a road in Hounslow, London hitched a lift with a motorist who stopped after being concerned for her welfare.

Paresh Jani of Hounslow was driving down the road on Friday (September 1)  when he saw the large macaw on the road and a number of people gathered around her.

Concerned that she might not be able to fly he stopped and surprisingly she headed towards his car when he opened the back … 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.

Harry … Continue reading…