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Pet Fostering Service provides help for silent sufferers of domestic abuse

The RSPCA is currently inundated with a record number of pleas for pet fostering help from families who are escaping domestic abuse and asking for someone to care for their pets. The charity runs a pet fostering service, PetRetreat, which … Continue reading

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RSPCA outraged after badger cull announced for summer 2013

The RSPCA is outraged that the Government has ignored public, parliamentary, EU Commission and scientific opinion and announced that it will be going ahead with plans for a badger cull this summer. Plans for these pilot culls had been due … Continue reading

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Oiled birds released following care in RSPCA wildlife centre

Some of the oiled seabirds that have been cared for at an RSPCA wildlife centre in Sussex have been released back into the wild. More than 300 oiled birds – mainly guillemots but some razorbills – were taken into RSPCA … Continue reading

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More than 300 contaminated birds in RSPCA care

An RSPCA wildlife centre is working hard to help get hundreds of contaminated birds rescued with a mystery paraffin oil back to wild, while more calls are coming in about oiled birds turning up in Sussex. More than 300 birds … Continue reading

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More sheep sail from Ramsgate in freezing conditions

More than 1200 sheep sailed from the port of Ramsgate in sub zero conditions and despite a force five to seven gale warning on Friday morning, as RSPCA inspectors again attended the port to monitor the latest live animal exports. … Continue reading

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How to help animals this winter

As the weather takes a turn for the worse, the RSPCA offers advice to animal lovers While severe weather can sometimes leave people with little time to prepare, there are some things which people can do to try and reduce … Continue reading

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Abandoned Animals: First 12 days of Christmas brought no joy to the nation’s animals

More than 350 abandoned animals so far in December There have been no gifts from a true love for hundreds of abandoned animals in England and Wales so far this Christmas, the RSPCA revealed today. More than 350* animals have … Continue reading

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RSPCA searches for the next Jemima Puddleduck

Young people are being encouraged to go wildlife spotting this half term for Jemima Puddleduck and co, to get inspiration for a new children’s short story competition – Wild About Britain – run by the RSPCA. The wildlife-themed contest is … Continue reading

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RSPCA demands government action after vote to scrap badger cull plans

The RSPCA is delighted that a resounding majority of MPs of all parties today voted to scrap plans for badger culling. We now demand that the Government listens and acts on this loud and clear message from MPs, which reflects … Continue reading

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Delight at news that the badger cull 2012 has been put on hold

This follows growing public, scientific and political opposition to the plans to shoot badgers. A record number of signatures were gathered against the badger cull 2012 in the Number 10 e-petition in just two weeks. This number has now grown … Continue reading

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