Twenty-one cockerels have been rescued after being abandoned in Northumberland.
The birds were dumped in a wooded area just off the A1, near the village of Belford.
Nineteen of the birds were caught by RSPCA staff and caring members of the public on Friday 10 January.
RSPCA inspector Trevor Walker said: “We had a call about a large number of cockerels that had been dumped.
“Two of our animal collection officers, ACO Terry Haley and ACO … Continue reading…
The owner of a cat who was subject to an appalling act of cruelty in Blyth, Northumberland last week is thanking everyone involved in helping her beloved pet get home safe.
The young female cat, a Russian Blue-type now known to be called ‘Piper’, was rescued from a bottle bank at Asda on Cowpen Road on Thursday (24 April) where she had been dumped with a plastic bag over her head and all four legs tied together with elastic … Continue reading…
A man from County Durham has become an #AnimalHero, running the Amsterdam Marathon to raise money for RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre.
Peter Harrison rehomed his ‘lovely cat’, called ‘Autumn’, from Felledge in January this year but, not satisfied with that, wanted to give even more back to the centre that had given her so much.
He completed the marathon challenge in 3:23:58. Peter said: “I was hoping to do it in less than three and half hours so … Continue reading…
The countdown is on to the biggest ever RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre Fun Day – and this year there are going to be some very special guests.
The event, which takes place at the centre on Beaney Lane, Chester Moor on Saturday 10 August, is being opened by Durham County Council Chairman Councillor Pauline Charlton, who will also announce a brand new class in the dog show, ‘Best Felledge Rescue Dog’.
Councillor Charlton said: “It’s … Continue reading…