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Sky Lanterns – RSPCA Pushes For Ban

While sky lanterns may be pretty they pose a serious danger of injury or even death to animals and now the RSPCA is pushing for a ban. Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other … Continue reading

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RSPCA issue weather bomb warning

As the weather bomb hits the UK and temperatures take a turn for the worse the RSPCA is offering advice to animal lovers.  Severe weather can sometimes leave people with little time to prepare but there are some things which … Continue reading

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Chris Packham invites entries for RSPCA’s Young Photographer Award

With the school summer holidays stretching out ahead of us the RSPCA’s Young Photographer Awards is the perfect boredom buster for children. They could win an amazing prize for taking a photo of their favourite animal – whether that’s a … Continue reading

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RSPCA rescue double the number of animals from floods in just three days

The animal charity the RSPCA has released the latest rescue figures for flood stricken Britain- with almost 400 animals saved since Monday 10th February. Not only have they been helping people and pets, but unusual rescues include saving 40 fish … Continue reading

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RSPCA braced for a busy Christmas

The RSPCA is braced for a busy festive period after dealing with a bumper number of calls about cruelty over Christmas last year (2012). Last year staff answered 833 calls about neglect and cruelty on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and … Continue reading

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Warning as 25% of owners dish up Christmas dinner for dogs and cats

Almost a quarter of pet owners will be dishing up a plate of Christmas dinner this year, research from the RSPCA has shown. It seems that serving up Christmas dinner for dogs and cats is something many of us feel … Continue reading

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Owners to spend £300 million on Christmas gifts for pets

Nine out of ten owners are buying Christmas gifts for pets this year with almost a fifth admitting they will be spending more on their pet than their mother-in-law. An RSPCA poll of almost 900 pet owners revealed most (54%) … Continue reading

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Look for Hedgehogs and more before you strim, says RSPCA

Bank holiday gardeners urged to check for wildlife, including Hedgehogs The RSPCA is warning gardeners to tread carefully to avoid harming the wildlife which may be living in their gardens. Every year we receive calls about animals with distressing and … Continue reading

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Campaigners welcome draft legislation to ban wild animals in circuses

The Born Free Foundation, British Veterinary Association, Captive Animals’ Protection Society and the RSPCA today welcomed the Government’s draft legislation to ban the use of wild animals in circuses in England, to be implemented in 2015. The groups, which have … Continue reading

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It’s now or never for badgers, says RSPCA over proposed badger cull

The RSPCA is urging action over the proposed badger cull to prevent the killing of thousands of badgers in England. The Westminster Government’s potentially devastating cull of badgers is set to start in less than three months, despite overwhelming scientific, … Continue reading

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