The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with a skin condition was dumped at the charity’s Great Ayton Animal Centre, Middlesbrough.

 

A man came into the reception, put a carrier with the cat inside on the desk, said “I don’t want that”, and ran out.

 

It happened at approx 1.30pm on Saturday 2 March.

 

RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre deputy manager Olivia Duffill said: “The receptionist was on the phone at the time so wasn’t … Continue reading…

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The Phantom of the Opera cast member will raise money for the RSPCA

A West End performer is taking on the London Landmarks half marathon to raise funds to help animals in need.

James Butcher, who is currently performing in the Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London, will be running the half marathon later this month to raise money for the RSPCA.

 

James, who trained at the Royal Ballet School and is also a ballet … Continue reading…

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Marine rescuer takes on challenge for charity

A seal rescuer is taking on a 100-mile cycle challenge to raise money for the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Trevor Wright, a volunteer for the British Divers Marine Life Rescue, will be taking part in Prudential RideLondon in August in support of the RSPCA’s wildlife centre in Norfolk.

 

Trevor, who lives in March, Cambridgeshire, with his wife Stephanie and their two rescue cats, said: “I’ve been volunteering for the BDMLR for … Continue reading…

RSPCA Preston & District Branch Animal Centre is to re-open to the public this weekend.

 

The centre will open its doors from 11am until 3pm on Sunday (10 March), and staff are inviting supporters to drop in for a look around and a slice of cake.

RSPCA Regional Operations Manager for the North West, Anne Corbishley, said: “We’re very excited to re-open the centre to the public.”

 

“We’ve had a lot of support whilst the centre has been … Continue reading…

A pet shop owner from Hull has been disqualified from keeping caged exotics, rabbits, reptiles, guinea pigs and caged birds for life, after a prosecution case brought by the RSPCA.

 

Rebecca Dawn McHugh (D.O.B 08.11.81) of Boulevard, Hull appeared before Hull Magistrates’ Court on Friday (1 March) for sentencing.

 

At a hearing on 25 January, she was convicted, in absence, of four offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006* and a warrant issued for her arrest.

 

The … Continue reading…