RSPCA inspectors have been putting themselves in harms way throughout the recent bad weather in order to rescue animals in danger. Many of these rescues have been complicated and dangerous and the demands on our inspectors have been enormous.

Latest flood rescue – Christchurch horses

Seven cob type horses have today (Saturday 4 January 2014) been successfully rescued from flooded fields in Christchurch, Dorset and moved to a safe dry area with food and water, ready for transportation tomorrow.

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The RSPCA is announcing a change in the way that reports of lost and found animals are logged.  From 1 December 2013, members of the public will be asked to go to Pets Located.com if they have lost a pet or found an uninjured stray domestic animal.

 

From 1 December, anyone who wishes to report a missing pet or tell us about an uninjured stray they have found will be asked to go to www.petslocated.com to register the animal’s … Continue reading…

15.11.13

Four of our rescue horses found new homes at Your Horse Live last weekend (9 and 10 November) when we took horses and ponies to the event for the first time.

We took four animals from our Gonsal Farm Equine Centre near Shrewsbury to the event at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  Our equine officers spent two very busy days answering enquiries and providing information at the Norbrook Rescue Village, alongside other equine charities.

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15.10.13

We are appealing for information after a young colt was found dumped and collapsed in a field in Gloucester with a horrific leg injury.

The skewbald yearling was found in the field off Naas Lane, Brookthorpe on Saturday (12 October).  He had a large open and bleeding wound to his upper right fore leg and a swollen elbow on the same leg.  The hoof on his right hind leg was also coming away.

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10.08.13

We are appealing for information on how a cat and her kittens came to be dumped in Gloucester.

A shivering mother cat and her two kittens were found abandoned on a bench in Berkeley Street, Gloucester this week.

The cats had been wrapped tightly in a pink paw print blanket and left on a bench in the town centre.

Luckily they were spotted by an eagle-eyed member of the public who took them home and called us.

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