A stray chicken has been rehomed by the RSPCA after being found by students on a night out.

The chicken was collected by RSPCA inspector Sara Jordan (pictured below) and taken to RSPCA Doncaster, Rotherham & District Branch Animal Centre in Bawtry, Doncaster.

Sara said: “The little hen was found straying in the Crooksmoor area of Sheffield by a couple of students on a night out.

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Two goats who were running around Hartlepool, County Durham for several days in October last year arrived at their new home on Wednesday (16 January).

 

An enclosure has been specially adapted for the animals at RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre, in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire.

 

RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent said: “We are very grateful to RSPCA Southridge who have stepped in to offer a home to these goats.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after five Guinea pigs – one of them a week old baby – were found dumped in a layby in Flaxby, Knaresborough.

 

A member of the public came across the vulnerable animals in the pull-in on the Grange on Monday 29 January and called the RSPCA.

 

It’s thought they were probably abandoned the night before in two cardboard boxes that had got wet in the rain, allowing them to escape.

 

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01.11.13

A dog removed from his owners because of concerns he was being beaten is ‘passing out’ as a West Yorkshire Police dog today (Friday 1 November). 

German Shepherd dog ‘Chance’, as he’s been re-named, was found to be living in a small, dark kennel with no access to food or water outside a house in Bradford.

His owners signed him over to us but rehoming him was difficult because of his nervous and aggressive behaviour.

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19.04.13

A huge stray cat called Buster has been happily rehomed with retired folk in a Croydon care home by the RSPCA.

Buster is a friendly three-year-old, neutered male black and white cat with bright green eyes.

RSPCA South East branch spokesperson, David Mawson, said :

“He is the biggest tom cat we have ever seen and he is delightful.

“He came to us as a stray from the Lewisham area and we know nothing about his past other than

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