An RSPCA centre with a shortage of volunteer home visitors is calling on people in Shropshire to come forward and help more animals get rehomed in time for Christmas.

Gonsal Farm Animal Centre in Dorrington is on the lookout for people who can visit the homes of people who have applied to adopt an animal in the RSPCA’s care.

Home visitors talk to potential animal adopters to ensure that they understand the implications of owning a pet. They play an … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten was found dumped with the Christmas decorations in a communal corridor of a tower block in Wandsworth.

The tiny white and tabby kitten, thought to be around three to four months old, was named ‘Seven’ after she was found on the seventh floor of a tower block on Wandsworth High Street on Wednesday 7 January at 7pm.

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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.

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31.10.14

The full moon is linked to such things as a rise in crime, disasters, accidents and even werewolves. Now it seems it could also be to blame for an increase in animals abuse, as we release the number of calls we receive on every full moon this year – it shows a marked increase during this phase in the lunar cycle.

We’ve been increasingly overwhelmed with calls in 2014, with a call every 30 seconds received so far this Continue reading…

29.10.14

Pet owners who don’t want to leave their animals home alone miss out on luxuries such as holidays abroad and meals out, our new figures have revealed.

A survey we carried out has shown that of the people who took part:

  • More than 51 per cent don’t go on foreign holidays.
  • 29 per cent miss out on time with family and friends because they don’t want their pets to be lonely.
  • 29 per cent said they don’t devote as
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