The RSPCA reunited a snake missing for three months with her owner – after she was spotted under the neighbour’s washing machine.

The animal welfare charity received a call from a surprised member of the public after they found the 3ft corn snake poking out from under his washing machine at 4am on Thursday (23 June).

When Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Kate Wright arrived at the block of flats – Ashwell Place, in Ashwell Street, Leighton Buzzard – the snake … Continue reading…

Six ducklings which had gotten trapped in a drain were safely reunited with their mum after being rescued by the RSPCA.

The RSPCA were called after the ducklings were spotted by a member of the public in Knave’s Hill, in Leighton Buzzard, on Friday, 27 May.

The mother duck was walking around the drain when Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Grace Mead arrived.

ACO Mead said: “Myself and two members of the public were determined to get them out, so we … Continue reading…

The RSPCA and Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the rescue last week after a seven-month-old kitten got stuck at the top of a high tree.

We were called after Oreo, a white male cat, got into a lofty predicament in St Margaret’s Avenue in Luton on Tuesday, 8 September.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Kate Wright said: “Poor Oreo had been trapped up this super-high tree for more than 24 hours and was clearly very scared. I am … Continue reading…

The bird was spotted suspended over a river near Shortmead Street, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire on Monday (23 February). His wing was trapped in fishing wire, which was then attached to the tree.

The RSPCA was called and an inspector had to wade into the river to be able to reach up to the bird and untangle him.

The moorhen was taken to a wildlife specialist for treatment for injuries to the wing and they are  hopeful that he will survive. There … Continue reading…