Lauren Sanderson volunteers for Cat Smart

The RSPCA Cat Smart scheme is in need of volunteers to become drivers and social media ambassadors

A cat neutering project in Sheffield is in desperate need of moggy-loving volunteers to help continue its great work in the city.

The Cat Smart scheme aims to tackle the cat overpopulation crisis in Sheffield by offering free and reduced neutering, microchipping and cat welfare advice.

 

On average, the RSPCA receives a call to its national control centre about a cat every … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has renewed calls for the retention of a full ban on electronic training devices on dogs and cats in Wales, as legislation outlawing the devices passes 100 months on the statute book.

The animal welfare charity say calls to relax, or water down, the ban on electronic training devices – namely around containment fencing – would prove “detrimental for pet welfare”. RSPCA Cymru has long opposed use of the devices, which they say can cause fear and pain … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Cheshire is appealing for animal-lovers with the required experience to apply to hand-rear kittens due to a shortage of volunteers.

Kittens who are just weeks old and without their mum have to be hand-reared to give them the best chance of survival. It is an intensive job which often involves tube-feeding the kittens every few hours, sometimes as often as every two hours and including throughout the night.

But despite the intensity of the role, it … Continue reading…

A feral kitten saved from a hedge at the 2017 Royal Welsh Show is doing “really well” – as his new owner returned to the site of the unique rescue one year on.

The male kitten, aged only weeks old, grabbed many headlines at the 2017 Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, after being rescued by RSPCA officers Phil Lewis and Warwick Burgess.

Fortunately, the kitten was given a clean bill of health by a local Builth Wells veterinary practice, and RSPCA … Continue reading…

An RSPCA centre who reunited three feline siblings are now seeking a new home for them – after the cats have been waiting for a new home for four months.

Ezra, Otto and Wilma were signed into the RSPCA’s care in March after coming from a multi-animal household. Ezra and Otto went to Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, Cheshire, while Wilma, who was pregnant, went to the charity’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital.

But Wilma was found not to be coping well … Continue reading…