Trio returning home after party spot stray ferret and launch bid to save her

Three RSPCA officers returning from a party leapt into action when they spotted a stray ferret scampering along a busy London street.

Inspector Emma Dingley and animal collection officers Jessica Pierce and Emma Dwan were on their way home on Sunday morning (16 September), following a party the night before, when they spotted the lost mammal running along Camden Street in Camden.

Inspector Dingley said: “We’d … Continue reading…

RSPCA are investigating the incident after trapped wild birds were found dead and dying at West Sussex Nature Reserve

The RSPCA is appealing for information after glue traps were found on bird feeders and vegetation near to a bird hide at the Warnham Local Nature Reserve in Horsham.

The animal welfare charity was alerted by rangers from Horsham District Council who found the stricken entangled birds stuck to feeders and on the ground nearby yesterday. (Thursday September 13.)

The sticky … Continue reading…

RSPCA Harmsworth Animal Hospital held a party to celebrate its major milestone

Scores of people from the local community attended a special open day party to celebrate the 50th anniversary of RSPCA Harmsworth Animal Hospital.


The event held on Saturday (Sept 8) was held at the hospital and among the attractions laid on for the day was a behind the scenes tour at the hospital, stalls, a raffle and games which included a rescue a plastic duck with the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Medway West Branch recently held a tabletop sale to celebrate its 20th anniversary milestone

A Kent branch has helped to rehome and neuter more than 50,000 animals over a 20-year period, new figures have revealed.


This year the branch is celebrating its 20th anniversary of The Parsons Memorial Clinic and rehoming centre.

The clinic and rehoming centre was opened in 1998 and over the last 20 years it has treated, microchipped and neutered over 50,000 animals.

The branch … Continue reading…

A heifer trapped at the bottom of cliffs in Devon for more than a week has been rescued by the RSPCA – by sea!


The complex rescue saw the heifer transported by sea from Start Point to Hallsands by a team of RSPCA officers with support from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and the RNLI.

The Devon Red Ruby, nicknamed Rocky, was stunned by a vet before being moved by the rescue team to an RSPCA boat … Continue reading…