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Badger stuck in an iron gate
Badger's bum deal

We came to the rescue of a badger whose bottom became wedged in an iron gate in Leigh-on-Sea.

Loki the cat stuck in a tree
We rescue young cat stuck around 20m up a tree

With the help of fire and rescue service, we manage to save a cat which had become trapped 20m up a tree during high winds.

Lola during a litter pick
Young people raising money to help animals in need during the pandemic

We're shining a light on the amazing young people who have become an RSPCA animal hero by raising money to help animals in need during the lockdown.

Simba the Tibetan Mastiff
We're warning owners not to rehome pets 'free to good home' online

We're urging families who are struggling to care for their pets not to rehome online but to seek help from reputable charities and rescue centres.

Tougher sentences for animal abusers are one step closer in Wales

Bill proposing a ten-fold increase in sentences to apply to Wales too - but there's still a long way to go.

Our food bank operation is expanding © RSPCA
We expand our food bank partnership to help even more pet owners in need

We've expanded our food bank project in the North West.

Horse suffering at sanctuary © RSPCA
Horse sanctuary owner given decade-long ban after 22 equines suffer in Wales

A multi-agency operation, led by our officers, saw 137 horses removed from various sites across the South West region.

Swans Bonnie and Clyde © RSPCA
Swooning swans are reunited just in time for Valentine's Day!

Swans named locally as Bonnie and Clyde were reunited after Bonnie came into our care for an injured leg.

RSPCA officer in uniform © RSPCA
Advice to the public after people impersonate RSPCA staff

We've been made aware of a number of incidents in different areas of the country in which people have been targeted in their own homes or while out walking their dogs.

Pair of Meerkats
Meerkat rescued by us after he was dumped in a field now has a new home

A meerkat which we rescued after he was dumped in a field is now enjoying life in a new home... and he has a girlfriend too!


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