RSPCA releases new cruelty statistics


Convictions for animal neglect and cruelty rose by nearly 34 per cent in 2012, a new RSPCA report reveals.

Launched during RSPCA Week, the RSPCA prosecutions annual report also shows there was a 15.7 per cent increase in the number of defendants convicted last year in England and Wales.

Animals rescued or collected by us increased from 119,126 to 130,695 (plus the rescue of 64,000 farmed chickens from one flooded barn).

RSPCA chief executive … Continue reading…

It’s RSPCA Week soon and this year, with your help, we’re hoping to raise even more money because we believe animals deserve better!

Every year RSPCA Week aims to raise awareness of what we do and during the week we try to raise as much money as possible to help us continue our vital animal welfare work.

We can only continue our work because of public donations and last year, with your help and generosity, we raised an amazing £395,000Continue reading…