Our latest news stories from the past month.
We're expecting hundreds of calls this bonfire night
Last year we received more calls about fireworks than ever before.
Cat rescued from tight spot - stuck in stairlift!
Inspector teams up with a vet and an engineer to rescue cat from where she was stuck in her owner's stairlift.
Dramatic rescue of horses stuck in sewage bog in Essex
Two horses were pulled from a bog in Tilbury this weekend (Saturday 8 October) in a dramatic rescue carried out by us and Essex County Fire and Rescue Service.
Man jailed following footage of dogs being set on badgers
A man from Bradford has been sent to prison for 26 weeks after footage showed him as one of five men who dug badgers out of a sett and encouraging a pack of waiting dogs onto them.
Puppy farmers admit fraud offences
Essex puppy dealers have pleaded guilty to fraud in connection with the breeding and selling of sick and dying puppies.
Lake cleanup follows repeated calls about injured birds
We are urging anglers in to be careful when packing up their fishing equipment after receiving repeated calls of injured swans due to discarded litter.
We've been nominated for Website of the Year!
We’re delighted to announce that we have been nominated in the charities category of 'Website of the Year' for 2016 - and now we need YOU to cast your vote!
Celebrating World Animal Day
Celebrating the diverse species, breeds and types of animal we rescue and rehabilitate every year from exotic snakes and lizards, to native wildlife and birds who find themselves a long way from home!
Woman who claimed to have found 'skin and bones' dog jailed
A woman from Cumbria has been jailed for 18 months and banned from keeping animals for life after being convicted of causing unnecesary suffering to a dog she claimed to have been the one to find.
Horse has lucky escape after getting stuck on footbridge
A horse who had got her legs stuck over the edge of a footbridge in a Derbyshire field was brought to safety in a joint rescue operation between the RSPCA and the local fire service.
Puppy abandoned outside church on hot September day
Investigations underway after a puppy was tied up and abandoned by a church in a Hertfordshire village on the hottest September day the UK has seen for over 100 years.
Children's favourites donate illustrations to raise money
World-renowned illustrators, authors and celebrities come together to support our Scrap the Puppy Trade campaign
Is 27 year-old Banjo Britain's oldest rescue cat?
Staff at RSPCA Southall Cattery were shocked earlier this month when they discovered that a cat abandoned on their doorstep is 27 years old.
Commuters enjoy virtual playtime with our 12ft pooches!
Shoppers and commuters in Birmingham are being given the chance to enjoy a virtual play session with four fantastic rescue dogs on a 12ft tall screen.