Primrose (Alison Stolwood - RSPCA) #3

This World Rat Day, the RSPCA urges people to see rats as more than just ‘pests’

This World Rat Day (Thursday 4 April) the RSPCA is calling for wider recognition of rats’ amazing abilities to think, and experience feelings – such as pleasure, pain and distress.  

 

The growing awareness of animal sentience raises many questions about the way in which many animals like rats are treated.

 

The animal welfare charity is urging people to see rats for the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for the owner of a dog impaled on a garden fence in Leeds to get in touch. It’s thought the dog, which was straying, tried to jump the obstacle and got stuck on spikes which went through his front paws.

 

He was discovered by the owner of the property on Foundry Mill Drive, Seacroft on Tuesday lunchtime (21 October 2014), hanging from the fence covered in blood.

 

RSPCA inspector Carol Neale said: “The owner … Continue reading…