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.

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A cat stuck on top of an electricity pole was rescued, thanks to engineers from UK Power Networks who used a cherry picker to reach the stranded moggie.

The RSPCA was called on Friday August 25 to reports that a white and black cat had been spotted on top of a pole in Faversham, Kent.

The male cat, believed to be around five years old, had been stuck for a number of hours. RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Tina Nash

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a hedgehog was found with horrific burn injuries in Houghton Regis, on Bank Holiday Monday (28 August).

The hog was found by a concerned member of the public in Tithe Farm Road area of Houghton Regis at around 10am. The caller confined the hedgehog in a box and contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Jaime Godfrey collected the hedgehog and was horrified to discover that they had an oval sore of around three inches … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young foal was dumped in a lane in Cootham near Pulborough on Sunday 27th August.

The youngster who was only between five and seven months old, was dumped alone in a lane suffering from a terrible deep and infected fly blown wound and was blind in her eye due to a horrific leaking abscess.

The wound above the top of her hoof was down to the joint bone, was oozing pus and … Continue reading…