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…

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…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a tiny kitten was found stuck by her head to a glue trap and is urging the public to get in touch and report details of any shops that are still selling them to the public.

The call comes after a member of the public contacted the RSPCA to to say they had found a collapsed kitten with her mouth glued together after she was stuck on a glue trap in the Camberwell … Continue reading…

RSPCA inspector called to rescue a sheep stuck in a muddy dyke and ended up to his elbows in mud


RSPCA Inspector David Grant received a call from a worried member of the public who had spotted the sheep which was stuck up to her shoulders in the muddy dyke.

Inspector Grant waded into the mud, despite only having a pair of wellies to protect him.

He said: “I currently have a hire vehicle as my RSPCA van is in … Continue reading…