A gannet who was spotted trapped 150ft down Bempton Cliffs, in Bridlington, when the rest of the seabirds left the breeding ground at the weekend has been rescued by the RSPCA.

 

Specialist officers from the charity’s rope rescue team travelled from across the country to help the juvenile bird who was ‘flapping around and clearly distressed’ on the 300ft cliffs at the reserve, run by the RSPB.

 

The rescue operation, which involved one of the four officers abseiling … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is issuing advice on what to do if you come across a seal after a number of alarming incidents along the Yorkshire Coast recently, including one where a seal was injured by a dog.

 

The seal was collected from Flamborough on Monday (23 January) and is now receiving treatment.

 

RSPCA inspector Claire Little said: “We had been monitoring the seal for two days – an officer had been out to check on it on Saturday and … Continue reading…

Teisha is desperately searching for a new family to take her in after losing the last member of her own family.

 

Teisha’s story is a sad one. And she’s been waiting for 18 months for her happy ending.

 

The 10-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier (pictured right) arrived at the RSPCA’s Bridlington, Driffield & District branch in July 2014 with her brother, Bracken.

 

They were taken in by the charity after their former owner, who was working increasingly long … Continue reading…