Four kittens from Poland who came into the UK on the back of a lorry are now out of quarantine and are available for rehoming.

The kittens, who have been named after ABBA stars Björn, Benny, Agnetha and Anni-Frid, were just two weeks old when they were found by a shocked lorry driver on his arrival in Northampton on in May.

They had survived the 1,000-mile journey, where they travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and across the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is inviting people to visit a cattery in Cheshire after a drop in the number of potential adopters.

Last month, nine people adopted a cat from Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire – a decrease from this time last year, when 15 adopted from the cattery.

It comes after only 73 adoptions have been made this year – compared to 98 for the same period last year.

Lee Stewart, manager of the centre, said: “It’s really difficult to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA Northamptonshire branch is at crisis point as it struggles to cope with the numbers of dogs, cats, rabbits and other small animals coming into its care.

The branch is now at breaking point as it struggles with higher than expected numbers – which results in increasing vet bills, boarding costs and food bills.

Branch manager Jacqui Kelly said: “We are struggling at the moment – we have so many more animals in our care than normal and we … Continue reading…

14.11.14

We’ve formed a new and exciting festive partnership with Santa.co.uk. Every time you buy something from their website, they will make a donation to us. This means that with each and every purchase, you will also be helping abused and neglected  animals have a better Christmas in our care.

Santa.co.uk is a website dedicated to sending personalised greetings from Santa himself – anything from a text message or phone call to a letter or DVD.

For a unique and … Continue reading…

13.11.2014

On the 3 November, we were called to rescue a tiny five week old kitten who was found in an oil container on an industrial estate in Watford.

He was incredibly scrawny and covered in thick black oil. He was nothing but a pair of huge pitiful eyes, so he has since been named Gollum after the character from the Lord of the Rings.

Gollum was rushed straight to the vets, where after a careful wash it was quite … Continue reading…