RSPCA Mid Essex (full name which is RSPCA Essex Mid, Brentwood, Chelmsford and District Branch) was recently presented with a cheque for £750 from a foundation which was set up in memory of the late Holly Clacy.


Holly’s father David Clacy said: “Last year on the 20th November 2017 our vibrant, giggly daughter Holly Clacy committed suicide on Radar Hill in South Woodham Ferrers. “There is still no definitive reason as to why she decided to end her life … Continue reading…

RSPCA officers worked with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service to rescue swan from Bottisham Lock, Waterbeach, Cambridge

A female swan with a hook caught in her beak and tongue was rescued from Bottisham Lock, Waterbeach on Wednesday (28 February).

The RSPCA, working with Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service, managed to catch the swan who had been eluding capture for a number of days.

The RSPCA was called on Saturday 24 February to reports of a swan on the water with … Continue reading…

Little Pope was found in Bromley and then taken to a local vet

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog thought to be only 18 months old was abandoned in Pope Road, Bromley on 11 January.

Poor Pope was found by a member of the public who took him to a nearby vet, who in turn contacted the RSPCA.

Pope had a broken back leg, the cause of which is unknown, as there were no other physical signs … Continue reading…

Mum and kittens abandoned under a bridge in London during the early hours on December 23

Rudolph, Cupid, Dancer, Prancer and Blitzen were abandoned in a metal crate under a bridge in Battersea Park Road, Clapham.


A concerned member of the public spotted the cats at around 3am on the morning of 23 December. An RSPCA inspector attended the feline family and took them straight to RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital.

Despite their ordeal, they are all doing well, but … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a puppy was abandoned in pub car park on Christmas Eve.

Buddy – who’s been named after the Christmas elf by the inspector who rescued him – was found in a black material pet carrier in a dark corner of the car park at the back of The Welcome Inn in Hollins Road, Oldham at around 6.20pm.

RSPCA Inspector Nichola Waterworth said: “The landlord and landlady found him when they moved their car. … Continue reading…