25.03.14

A rescue cat left dumped in a box outside a shop has proved to be the purrrrrrfect pet by raising the alarm when her young owner’s blood sugar levels dip to dangerous levels.

Pippa was adopted by the Jansa family  from our Canterbury, Dover and District Branch last year, who were won over by her friendly nature and sociable character.

Little did they know the black-and-white cat would give them more than just love and cuddles. Pippa appears to … Continue reading…

21.03.14

Today two greyhounds, who are currently in our care, appeared on ITV’s This Morning in the hopes of finding a new home.

Bobby and Wendy didn’t have the best start in life and were rescued from unsuitable living conditions. They are now in the care of our Leybourne Animal Centre in West Malling.

An inseparable couple

Staff at the centre say the pair are ‘a devoted couple who gaze at each other lovingly when they go into their neighbouring … Continue reading…

20.03.14

As nesting and fledgling bird season begins we ask the public to be aware of baby birds

Spring has sprung and as fledgling birds attempt to spread their wings and leave the nest, members of the public are being urged to leave them be.

Depending on the age of the bird human interference could be causing more harm than good.

Many fledglings discovered by members of the public are mistakenly thought to be injured or abandoned, and subsequently … Continue reading…

18.03.14

We are appealing for help to track down the owner of a herd of ponies found wandering in farmland in Oxfordshire.

The five mares thought to range in age from eight to 12 years old were discovered loose on fields in Burford, Oxford last weekend.

RSPCA Inspector Doug Davidson managed to catch and transport the ponies with the help of Blue Cross pet charity’s equine team.

Doug said:

“The farmers had managed to get the ponies into a fallow

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17.03.14

A team of officers from RSPCA Cymru have successfully rescued a sheep precariously positioned on a cliff ledge near Trearddur Bay on Anglesey last week Friday (14 March).

The sheep had very little room to move on the narrow ledge with a sheer drop into the sea below.

The dangerous rope rescue involved the team abseiling down the cliff face and trying to secure the sheep in an animal bag.

Chief Inspector Helen Mead explained:

“Unfortunately the sheep did

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