The RSPCA is appealing for pig lovers to rehome piglets after two rescue sows unexpectedly gave birth to 17 babies.

Gill and Sandra, two pigs, were found in an underweight, neglected state in Boughton-Under-Blean, Faversham, Kent in September. It is not known for sure what breed they are but it is thought likely that they could be a cross between Kune Kune and Vietnamese Pot-Bellied Pig.

They were taken into RSPCA care and made a good recovery and then surprised … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat took a walk on the wild side, and wandered past a firing range and into a police training centre in Gravesend, Kent.

The adult tabby and white male cat, thought to be around two or three years old, was first spotted at the centre in Mark Lane on Thursday (8 January). It is not known where he came from as the centre is in a remote area … Continue reading…


We’re appealing for information about a sealed box of three puppies left on a doorstep in Tonbridge, Kent.

Sadly, two of the ten-week-old Jack Russell crosses were already dead when they were found inside the taped-up cardboard box. The discovery was made in Portman Park on the afternoon of Monday, 3 November.

The third puppy, a tan and black male, was very cold and poorly but still alive. The box containing the puppies was very wet from … Continue reading…


We have welcomed an unexpected visitor after a beaver was found trapped under a car in Cliffsend, Kent.

The adult beaver was discovered sheltering from the bad weather under the vehicle by a member of the public on Thursday (February 20).

RSPCA Thanet centre manager Clive Martin was called to collect the large rodent in a dog crate before transporting him to the animal centre. An inspector subsequently took him on to Wildwood Trust for specialised care.

It is … Continue reading…


We received a very special delivery when a young puffin was found on a pavement outside a Post Office.

The forlorn looking bird was spotted by a man in Strood, Kent, and taken to a vet before being transferred to our Mallydams Wood Wildlife Centre.

The puffin, nicknamed Pat after the world’s favourite postman, has been nursed back to health and is set to be released back into the wild today.

Bel Deering, manager of RSPCA Mallydams Wood, … Continue reading…