27.02.14

The first batch of the tidal orphan seal pups were yesterday (26 February) released back into the wild following weeks of rehabilitation.

A total of eight pups were released back to the sea at Winterton on Sea, Norfolk – to the delight of staff and volunteers at our East Winch Wildlife Centre.

The centre has been caring for a staggering 101 pups since December following one of the biggest rescue projects we have ever seen.

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26.02.14

We are appealing for the owner of a cat found in Redditch to contact us.

The white cat, named Snowy, was found in a garden in Ash Tree Road on Monday 24 February.She was collected by us after a resident managed to confine her in their summerhouse.

Snowy had been seen in the area for some time, but she had developed a very sore looking ear wound which prompted a resident to contact us.

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25.02.14

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

20.02.14

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

18.02.14

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.

Now that landowners in Devon, Cornwall, Dorset, Worcestershire, East Sussex, Shropshire, Cheshire, Wiltshire and Herefordshire … Continue reading…