The search is on to find Britain’s bravest animal and human heroes!

We’re looking for the Animal Hero of the Year, Young Animal Enthusiast of the Year, Public Service Animal of the Year and other unsung heroes of the human and animal world!

The Animal Hero Awards is now in its second year and is a joint partnership between us and the Mirror newspaper. The awards aim to recognise and celebrate the most inspiring examples of bravery, dedication Continue reading…


Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?…at a greengrocers in Crawley!

We  reunited an escaped parrot with his owners after he flew to a nearby greengrocers to get his five a day.

Romeo, a red lory, disappeared after he flew off from his home at Tilgate Nature Park last Tuesday 19.

However, the lure of fresh fruit proved too much for the feathered fugitive, who was soon the star attraction at a town centre fruit and veg shop.

Naveen … Continue reading…


Pony power prevailed at this year’s Equifest as two were named the RSPCA Rescue Ponies of the Year!

A Dartmoor pony we discovered close to death and helped fight back to health called Little Ted scooped the Champion place. Meanwhile Pearly Princess from Thornberry Animal Sanctuary was crowned reserve champion.

Entries came from several equine charities and sanctuaries including Blue Cross, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare and the Horse and Pony Protection Association (HAPPA). The horses and ponies … Continue reading…


A cat has been left with multiple broken bones and serious injuries after he was thrown from the window of a fifth storey flat in Croydon.

Inspectors urgently searching for witnesses and owner

The male tabby cat was found on the pavement on Elmwood Road with a collapsed lung, broken femur, and shattered rear legs at around 5.30pm on Sunday, 17 August.

He was found by a passer-by on the ground outside Dartmouth House with severe injuries and taken … Continue reading…


We have released photos of two of our cutest residents – George and Elton – in the hope of encouraging people to adopt a kitten rather than buy one.

These two were found abandoned in a shed in Osterley, West London on 1 August. They were just a few weeks old and barely alive.

Since coming to our Putney Animal Hospital, RSPCA vet nurse Katrina Devita has been hand-rearing them at home. This is because a hospital environment … Continue reading…