23.04.13

In a case that would be the bafflement of Scotland Yard, our staff were left scratching their heads after a tiny kitten was discovered stuck between the wall cavity of a first floor flat, with no indication of how he got there – or how he managed to survive so long.

For five days a tenant, from Liskeard, south east Cornwall, had heard meowing coming from inside the walls of his flat. After becoming increasingly concerned about the plight … Continue reading…

23.04.2013

A cat has been rescued after being stuck at the top of a 40 foot high pole carrying high voltage power lines for more than 24 hours.

The cat’s owners contacted the RSPCA to help rescue two-year-old black and white Vince.

RSPCA Inspector Tony Woodley was called to the incident in Gibbs Brook Lane, Oxted in Surrey:

“As soon as I got there I realised we needed specialist help, as the pole was so high and carrying a number

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17.04.13

The RSPCA is recognising the bravery and persistence of a terrier who saved the life of her elderly owner when she did not realise her bed was on fire.

Barbie is a seven-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who lives with her owner 72-year-old Rosemary Field in Bristol.

In the early hours of Friday 1 March, Mrs Field was asleep and unaware that a lit bedside lamp had fallen onto her bed. The hot bulb burned a hole through a quilt, … Continue reading…