15.07.14

We’re appealing for information after a cat was tied up in a duvet cover which was put inside a Lidl shopping bag and abandoned at one of our charity shops.

The young tabby cat was found by chance at the RSPCA shop on Blackstock Road in Central London on the morning of Friday, 11 July.

 

Abandoned in a pile of donations

The cat is thought to be around a year old and has been named Stuart Lidl by … Continue reading…

14.07.14

We’re appealing for help after a young horse with a broken leg was cruelly dumped among rubbish at a flytipping hotspot.

A member of the public spotted the injured piebald yearling in Bramble Lane, Upminster, Essex, at 8.30am on Monday, 7 July and moved her to safety.

Sadly when the yearling was examined by a vet it was discovered she had a broken front leg and she was put to sleep to stop her suffering further.

Horse thrown out … Continue reading…

10.07.14

As the number of scientific procedures using animals rises again, we challenge the justification for animal use.

Today (Thursday, 10 July), the government announced that the number of scientific procedures carried out on animals in the UK rose once again (by 0.3 per cent, or 11,600 procedures) during 2013 and now stands at 4.12 million.

In total, there were 4.02 million animals used for the first time during 2013 – a slight fall from the 2012 figure (note: animals … Continue reading…

09.07.14

We are appealing for information after a cat in Gillingham, Kent was shot in the leg, causing it to break.

Lilly, a black and white moggy, went missing from her home in Albany Road on Friday, 13 June. After a couple of days of searching she was found lying in nearby bushes in her back garden with a broken leg.

Lilly was taken to a vet who found that she had been shot with a lead pellet air rifleContinue reading…

08.07.2014

We’re working in partnership with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to drive forward animal welfare in a move that could help thousands of animals across England and Wales.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has committed itself to donate six brand new bespoke BlueMotion Crafter vans, which will be specially adapted for use by us. The vans will help find loving new homes for pets and seek vital rehabilitation for sick and injured wildlife.

The vans will support frontline services

The new Crafters, and … Continue reading…