Three wild baby rabbits showed their gratitude at being rescued by snuggling together in a perfect heart shape.
The tiny trio had been plucked to safety by a member of the public moments before they were due to be fed to ferrets after their mum was killed by a dog.
The RSPCA was called to Bishop Auckland, County Durham, by a shocked animal lover on Easter Sunday (12 April).
RSPCA Inspector Krissy Raine said: “A member of … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has rescued two ferrets, found running loose at Aberthaw Nature Reserve in South Wales.
The ferrets – one male and one female – are not microchipped, and the RSPCA has launched an appeal for information in the hope of tracking down the owner.
An RSPCA officer was alerted after the ferrets were spotted on Wednesday (9 January).
Inspector Gemma Black was able to rescue the ferrets – who were transferred to the charity’s Merthyr-based clinic for health check, … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after six dead ferrets were found on land just off the A1 at Grantham.
The ginger-coloured ferrets were first noticed by a local homeowner on land between Rosemary Crescent and the A1 southbound just after the A607 exit at around 12 noon on Tuesday (27 March).
RSPCA inspector Katherine Burris said: “The ferret’s bodies were strewn across the patch of scrub land when they were found.
“All appear to have been in … Continue reading…
A number of small furry animals at the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre are looking for the perfect, loving new home this Saint Valentine’s Day.
The Centre may be best known for re-homing both cats and dogs; but rabbits, ferrets and rats are among the dozens of animals based at Newport looking to find the perfect partner this February.
Members of the public looking to provide a suitable, loving new home for animals are also being reminded that many animals, based … Continue reading…
RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre is urgently appealing for items to help with the day-to-day care of animals at the centre.
The centre, based on Hartridge Farm Road, in Newport, is asking members of the public to donate newspapers, large plastic boxes and containers, blankets and durable dog toys, this festive season.
Items such as newspapers can be invaluable as bedding for small furry animals, whilst containers – with or without lids – store food and other pet care products.
The … Continue reading…