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…

A man who failed to trim his donkeys’ overgrown hooves has been disqualified from keeping equines for five years.

 

Raymond Grigg (date of birth: 06/06/1948) of Longdogs Lane, Ottery St Mary, Devon, pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to three donkeys and failing to meet the needs of five donkeys when he appeared at Exeter Magistrates’ Court on Monday (16 October 2017) following a prosecution by the RSPCA.

 

The donkeys were found to have suffered from prolonged neglect … Continue reading…

 

Staff at the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre have launched a desperate appeal for towels and facecloths which are vital for the daily care of the seals, hedgehogs and ducklings in their care

In order to prevent the spread of disease, a fresh towel is required every time a seal in the centre’s isolation unit is given medication or food. And as most seals require a long-period of rehabilitation – one seal alone, can get through more than … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped in a layby on the A693 near Oxhill Stanley, County Durham.

 

The RSPCA received a call today to our emergency line (09/09/2017) regarding a dog tied to a public footpath sign near to the layby along the A693, Oxhill.

An officer attended, but discovered the dog had been removed by a vet staff member who was passing the location and stopped after they saw people around the dog, … Continue reading…