14.02.14

We have released the latest rescue figures for flood stricken Britain – with almost 400 animals saved since Monday (10 February).

Not only have we been helping people and pets, but unusual rescues include us saving 40 fish and,  in a separate incident, 30 chickens from the flood waters.

The flood rescue team have helped 586 animals affected by floods since January, with 386 of those in the last three days alone. These incredible efforts were praised by … Continue reading…

14.02.14

A Staffie with a big heart is looking for long-term love and a forever home this Valentine’s Day. 

Two-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier, Connor, arrived at our South Godstone Animal Centre in July (2013).

Staff at the centre have fallen head over heels for the cuddly canine and cannot understand why he has yet to find a new home.

RSPCA animal care assistant Joanna Davis said:

“We can’t understand why he hasn’t been snapped up. He is such a beautiful

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12.02.14

A specialist RSPCA rescue team has been in Wraysbury, Berkshire this week to offer help and assistance to the stricken town.

Not only have our officers been busy rescuing animals – including two adult Sheepdog-type dogs and their six puppies as well as a number of horses – we have also provided support to residents left stranded by the flood water.

Rosie Russon, from our water rescue team, said:

“We took the decision to deploy to the town yesterday, … Continue reading…

10.02.14

A homeless London moggie that weighs almost twice his recommended size is being slimmed down with the help of leading feline welfare charity Cats Protection.

The six-year-old black-and-white cat weighed in at a scales-busting 11.75 Kg when he was collected by our inspector late last year. He is being looked after by Cats Protection’s North London Adoption Centre who hope to find him a home after he has lost sufficient weight.

Sumo turned up as a stray in a … Continue reading…

07.02.14

We’re warning pet owners to take precautions ahead of the storms and high winds forecast for the weekend.

Heavy rain and high winds could pose a threat to all animals and we’re urging pet owners in areas predicted to be hit by storms to keep a close eye on their animals.

 

Take extra care in extreme weather

There have been recent media reports of cats being lifted into the air by the strong gusts in some parts of … Continue reading…