Could you provide a loving, forever home for three African soft furred rats who have spent a year with the RSPCA?

RSPCA Cymru is urging people to push aside their preconceptions and consider offering a group of rats a loving forever home.

Sabrina, Tabitha and Winifred are currently at RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen and came into the charity’s care as part of a group of rodents as their owner could no longer meet their needs.

Animal centre supervisor Chris Butler said: “These … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to ensure they check their bonfires before lighting them this weekend to ensure no wildlife is nesting or hiding inside.

Alison Charles, centre manager at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre, issued the warning over fears that wildlife such as hedgehogs could be burned to death or seriously injured.

She said: “We are reminding people to always check their bonfires and ideally please only build them on the day they are going to be lit and … Continue reading…

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…