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…

Anyone making a New Year resolution to raise money for charity or run a marathon is being urged to apply for the Brighton Marathon in support of the RSPCA.

The marathon takes place on Sunday 14 April 2013 and the run is 26.2 miles through picturesque Preston Park and the best of Brighton city centre, including the iconic Brighton Pavilion.

Heading east along the scenic coast road, runners have panoramic views of the English Channel and glorious glimpse of the

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  Free chips for pets for Christmas  





Tuesday 4 December 2012


The RSPCA is offering free cat and dog microchipping at a clinic in South London.


The sessions will be held on Sunday 9 December and Sunday 23 December from 12 noon to 4pm.


Pet owners do not need to book – just turn up with your cat or dog for a free microchip or for reduced price vaccinations – initial vaccinations are £15, second vaccinations … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat became caught in an illegal gin trap in Higham Ferrers.

Owner Liz Elthick said her cat Tiggy returned to the family home in North End on Tuesday 20 November with the trap stuck on his left front leg.


She said Tiggy was trying to get through the cat flap, but couldn’t, and when she went to investigate she found the trap firmly clamped around his paw.


She rushed him … Continue reading…