Our latest news stories from the past month.
RSPCA inspectors help newborn foal in a crisis
When RSPCA inspectors Lucy Brennan and Marie Hammerton took the call regarding a newborn foal who had not yet been able to feed, they knew they had to act quickly.
Jail for men who set dogs on badgers
Four men from Bradford have been jailed after admitting digging badgers out of a sett and encouraging a pack of waiting dogs onto them. The whole thing was filmed on a mobile phone.
Cat reunited with owner in Belgium after ten months
A cat has been reunited with his owner in Belgium after going missing for ten months - thanks to his microchip.
We're working with Chinese authorities for animal welfare
We have been working for years with officials in China to improve animal welfare.
More rabbits than ever are looking for their forever homes
We have seen a 50% increase in rabbits looking for a home this year. As Rabbit Awareness Week 'hops' off, we hope to give attention to some of the 'bunny buddies' who are still looking for their forever homes.
Jackdaw that swallowed tweezers rescued and saved
Quick thinking vets have saved a jackdaw that was rescued after swallowing a pair of tweezers.
RSPCA National Council election results
Following the recent RSPCA National Council election, the following members have been elected to serve for the next three years.
Rescue Staffie becomes talented police search dog
Today marks the start of a whole new adventure for rescue dog Boris, as he graduates search dog training school.
Cat loses eye after being shot with air rifle
We are appealing for information after a cat lost an eye due to being shot with an air rifle in Dudley.
Lucky cat rescued from London Underground tunnel
A cat that went missing on the London Underground for more than three days has been found safe and well.
Parents should educate children on how to behave around dogs
As Dog Bite Prevention Week arrives, we are encouraging parents to teach their children how to behave - and more importantly, how not to behave - around dogs.
Three-legged cat in search of a home
A cat who lost his leg after he was found collapsed with broken bones by the side of a busy London road is desperately seeking a new home.
Peanut is wagging her tail but she still has a way to go
The tiny lurcher-cross left to die at a lorry depot in Essex is making a good recovery and has even remembered how to wag her tail.
Inspector Derek Wilkins: 37 years on the frontline
Derek Wilkins joined as a trainee inspector in October 1979 aged 22 and is still on the frontline of animal welfare today.
Animal traffickers admit cruelty offences
A pair of animal traffickers have each pleaded guilty to 10 offences in relation to selling dogs and cats from their home in Manchester.
Ten year ban for couple who allowed mastiff Buster to suffer
A couple from Greater Manchester who allowed their dog Buster to suffer have been disqualified from keeping animals for ten years.
Tiny owlets recuperating after falling from nest
Two owlets that fell from a nest in a Cambridge park are now being cared for at RSPCA East Winch wildlife centre.
Swan rushed to vet with fishing hook in neck
We’re urging people to dispose of fishing litter properly after a swan was rescued in Widnes last week with a fishing hook stuck in her neck.
Blind Cambridgeshire Pooch seeks forever home
Pooch has had a rough start to life but we are determined to find him the happy-ever-after he so deserves.
Supermarkets back new RSPCA Assured food label
The new RSPCA Assured label (previously known as Freedom Food) has gained the backing of some of Britain’s leading supermarkets.
Teaming up with Surrey Police for a "wild goose chase"
Animal Welfare Officer Carl Hone teamed up with Surrey Police last week to rescue a family of geese from a busy dual carriageway.
Peanut is one of the skinniest dogs we have ever seen
Peanut, the 18-month old lurcher-cross is in intensive care after being found abandoned in a lorry depot in Essex, with an untreated broken pelvis, fractured femur and dislocated hip.
Can you help Fraiser 'leave the building' for a new home?
We are desperate to find a special home for long-stay dog, Fraiser, who has been overlooked by potential adopters time and time again.
Creature feature: entries open for Young Photographer Awards
We’re calling for young people to get out with their cameras and take photographs of animals for our annual Young Photographer Awards.
Studious snake collected from Didcot school
The caretaker of a school in Oxfordshire made a shocking discovery last week - an unusual new student basking on the window sill of the first floor maths room.