We have welcomed an unexpected visitor after a beaver was found trapped under a car in Cliffsend, Kent.

The adult beaver was discovered sheltering from the bad weather under the vehicle by a member of the public on Thursday (February 20).

RSPCA Thanet centre manager Clive Martin was called to collect the large rodent in a dog crate before transporting him to the animal centre. An inspector subsequently took him on to Wildwood Trust for specialised care.

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Pet owners urged to take care after dog dies chewing e-cigarette


We’re advising pet owners to keep e-cigarettes and their refills out of harm’s way after a dog died from chewing the nicotine capsule.

The e-liquid within the vaporisers contain nicotine and can include chemicals such as propylene glycol and polyethylene glycol 400 which are mixed with vegetable glycerin and flavourings.

Nicotine is toxic to animals with poisoning occurring very rapidly and can be fatal.

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We urge you to push for cull plans to be dropped


The farcical and costly badger cull could very soon be extended across the country and we are urging all those opposed to it to make their feelings heard to Number 10 Downing Street.

Nine counties across the UK have been identified as in the ‘high risk zone’ of being subject to a cull.

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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…


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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