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The Phantom of the Opera cast member will raise money for the RSPCA

A West End performer is taking on the London Landmarks half marathon to raise funds to help animals in need.

James Butcher, who is currently performing in the Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, will be running the half marathon later this month to raise money for the RSPCA.

 

James, who trained at the Royal Ballet School and is also a ballet … Continue reading…

A young cat who fell from a high rise block of flats is being treated by veterinary staff at RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital.

Little Beatrice was found shocked and collapsed on a patio at Arthur Court Charlotte Despard Avenue, Battersea on Tuesday 27, June.

She was picked up by RSPCA Deputy Chief Inspector Anthony Pulfer and taken straight to the hospital, but it was not known if she would pull through.

Caroline Allen, RSPCA London Veterinary Director, said: “When Beatrice … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is on standby to help any owners whose homes have been, or are being, evacuated in Camden over the coming days.

 

An officer was in the area all day yesterday (SAT) working with Camden Council’s animal welfare team to collect details of all of those who may need assistance, and is keeping in close contact with the council today.

 

A register was opened up at Swiss Cottage Leisure Centre, which is one of the locations providing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dying puppy was dumped in a car carrier outside a Pets at Home, in Southwark.

CCTV footage shows a man with dark hair, and dressed in a dark top and bottoms hurrying over and then leaving the dirty carrier just outside the front door of the store in Old Kent Road, just before 11.30am on Thursday, 8 June.

Despite the best efforts of RSPCA vets to save him, the dog was showing … Continue reading…

A BBC documentary which explored the need to regulate animal welfare establishments across Wales has been recognised with a special media award.

The BBC Wales ‘Week In, Week Out’ team produced the documentary ‘Creature Comforts?’, which investigated whether the establishments, commonly known as ‘sanctuaries’, are doing enough to look after animals, and their welfare, to a sufficient standard.

RSPCA Cymru has long campaigned for animal welfare sanctuaries to be regulated. The charity believes these establishments often provide an … Continue reading…