RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch’s new £1.5 million animal centre in East Ardsley opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday 27 June), and the first animals born at the centre will be amongst those looking for new homes.
Moira the cat was picked up as a stray, heavily pregnant and with a leg injury. Her kittens – Picnic, Twix, Crunchie, Ripple, Topic and Kitkat (pictured below with Moira) – were born at the centre, while work was still taking … Continue reading…
The RSPCA was called after a young girl found two kittens left for dead in a sealed cardboard box dumped amongst bin bags in a lane outside St. Martin’s Primary School in Liskeard last week.- the evening before the council’s bin collection day.
The two kittens, both tabby in colour and under the age of one, had been left trapped inside a large taped up cardboard box with air holes and cat meat inside. Both kittens also had distinctive collars … 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.
She was found huddled on top of a box of discarded tinsel and tree … Continue reading…
We assisted the fire brigade on Wednesday morning (5 November) when they rescued some newborn kittens. The kittens had got stuck down a drain in St John’s Avenue in Braintree, Essex.
The three black and white kittens, and one tabby, were less than a day old. It’s thought the mum gave birth to the kittens and they almost straight away fell down a four inch hole around a water pipe in the kitchen.
The fire service were called and … Continue reading…
We have more cats in our care than any other animal. This year we’ve taken in 20 per cent more than during the same period last year!
We’re getting to the bottom of some of the myths surrounding cats to help people better understand our feline friends and create more homes for the high numbers in animal centres.
Our scientific officer and cat welfare expert Alice Potter said:
“One of the most common reasons that people call the RSPCA
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