We remind bank holiday gardeners to be on the look out for wildlife


We’re warning gardeners to tread carefully this bank holiday to avoid disturbing or harming the wildlife which may be living in their gardens.

Every year we receive calls about wild animals with distressing and often fatal gardening related injuries which in most cases are completely avoidable. With gardeners likely to make the most of the long weekend we are urging caution.

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Staff at our West Hatch Wildlife Centre have plenty of little mouths to feed after an influx of baby tawny owls were admitted into our care.

Over a four week period our West Hatch Wildlife Centre in Taunton, Somerset, has seen the equivalent of one tawny owlet admission per day. Now the centre is packed to the rafters with the young nestlings and fledglings.

The young tawny owls were brought in from across the south-west of England after they … Continue reading…


Our inspectors and welfare officers have helped save the lives of thousands of animals this year. In March alone we took almost 100,000 calls from the public asking for help.

It has been a particularly busy year for us and our national call centre has received 26,000 more calls in the first five months of the year, compared to 2013.

With rescues ranging from the daring and dramatic to the weird and wonderful every day is different for our … Continue reading…


Our inspectors are appealing for witnesses after two teenage boys were seen throwing a black and white cat over an 8ft high fence.

The boys were walking along a pathway behind homes in Shetcliffe Lane, in Bradford when they were caught on CCTV. They picking the cat up by the scruff of the neck and hurling her to some dogs on the other side of the garden fence.

Luckily, although she was left severely shaken after the ordeal the … Continue reading…


We are appealing for information after a young cat was found hanging from a wooden beam in a disused garage in London.

Sono, a male six-month-old white cat, was found dead at 9am Thursday morning (15 May) in the run-down building in Christchurch Close, Wimbledon.

He was spotted by a neighbour who was putting out the bins in the alleyway behind their house. They looked up to see the horrific sight.

There was a brown cord attached to the … Continue reading…