The RSPCA Llys Nini Animal Centre has urged the public to help “safeguard” its future, as usual income streams remain unavailable amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19 restrictions mean Llys Nini’s charity shops have been closed since March, and fundraising events have been postponed – placing the charity in a “challenging position”.

Despite this, Llys Nini is continuing to provide care for some 50 animals – and has launched an urgent new fundraising drive to “avert a local animal welfare crisis”…. Continue reading…

They are supposed to symbolise good luck – but sadly in reality, not all black cats are so lucky.

The RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch has become inundated with black cats which they are struggling to rehome – and they currently have more black than any other colour.

Alison Plant, from the branch, said: “Sadly many of our long-term cats who have been with us for many months are black, which is such a shame as they are all … Continue reading…

The RSPCA Northamptonshire branch is at crisis point as it struggles to cope with the numbers of dogs, cats, rabbits and other small animals coming into its care.

The branch is now at breaking point as it struggles with higher than expected numbers – which results in increasing vet bills, boarding costs and food bills.

Branch manager Jacqui Kelly said: “We are struggling at the moment – we have so many more animals in our care than normal and we … Continue reading…