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Sir David Amess MP - a true champion for animals
We at the RSPCA will be working hard to carry on the work he started but so sadly never completed.
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Frightening fireworks: Claire's Story
"It takes a long time to undo the trauma it causes for him each year."
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Frightening fireworks: Katie and Ellen's Story
"A horse does not have to be touched by a firework to receive massive and sometimes fatal injuries."
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Frightening fireworks: Rosie's Story
Rosie was "immediately concerned for the kittens' hearing, they were so small."
12 ways to help animals every day

Whether it's World Animal Day or Random Acts of Kindness Day, animals need our help all year round.

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CO2 crisis shows it's time we rethink our throwaway meat consumption
What has the petrol crisis got to do with animal welfare? Find out on today's blog...
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Buying a puppy? Here's how to avoid heartbreak
Buying a puppy can be risky business. Here's why...
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Fun on the farm: Three heart-warming 'farm cat' rehoming stories
Research has shown that 90% of centres and branches find it harder to rehome 'farm cats' and so we've launched a new rehoming campaign to help find alternative homes for cats who prefer the great outdoors.
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The Great Outpaws! We're looking for outdoor homes for nervous cats
After data showed that it's much harder to find homes for 'farm cats' we've launched a new rehoming campaign to help find alternative homes for cats who prefer the great outdoors.
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An end to 'encouragement'- it's time for horseracing to follow the science about whipping

Why the use of the whip doesn't have a place in horseracing.